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Solar Energy in Poughkeepsie, NY

Solar Energy in Poughkeepsie

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Solar Panels in Poughkeepsie

Solar panels in Poughkeepsie that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Poughkeepsie

The total length of the day in Poughkeepsie, NY today (January 23, 2020) will be 09 hours and 44 minutes. [More]

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Poughkeepsie, NY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Poughkeepsie, NY

Solar Energy Data in Poughkeepsie, NY

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in Poughkeepsie.

* Amounts listed in kWh/m2/day (kilowatt hours per square meter per day).
* See glossary & definitions below.


Solar Energy Analysis for Poughkeepsie, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Poughkeepsie

Based on historical Poughkeepsie, NY data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Poughkeepsie. [1]

Poughkeepsie has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.92 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.89 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Poughkeepsie that are always titled at the latitude of Poughkeepsie (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.62 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.92 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.89 kWh/m2/day. [1]

* See glossary & definitions below.

Solar Energy Glossary

Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI)

Global Horizontal Irradiance: The total amount of solar radiation that is received per unit area by a surface that is always positioned in a horizontal manner.

Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI)

Direct Normal Irradiance: The total amount of solar radiation received per unit area by a surface that is always perpendicular to the sun rays that come in a straight line from the direction of the sun at its current position in the sky.

Average Tilt at Latitude (ATaL)

Average Tilt at Latitude: The total amount of solar radiation received per unit area by a surface that is tilted toward the equator at an angle equal to the current latitude. ATaL will often produce the optimum energy output.

Solar Radiation Levels in Poughkeepsie

Solar Radiation Data in Poughkeepsie, NY

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Poughkeepsie.

* Amounts listed in kWh/m2/day (kilowatt hours per square meter per day)

Solar Radiation Analysis for Poughkeepsie, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Poughkeepsie

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Solar Power Comparison: Poughkeepsie vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Poughkeepsie

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Poughkeepsie solar radiation levels compare to average levels in a city with historcially high levels (NV) and a city with historically low levels (WA). [1]

→ k/m/d = kWh/m2/day = kilowatt hours per square meter per day.
→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Data & Statistics for Poughkeepsie

Sunrise / Sunset in Poughkeepsie

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 23, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:15 pm
    • Sunset: 9:59 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:07 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:44
Solar Energy Statistics for Poughkeepsie

Best Months for Solar in Poughkeepsie

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.61 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.74 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Poughkeepsie

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the city of Poughkeepsie, NY at this current time.

However, Poughkeepsie is in Dutchess County and Dutchess County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Poughkeepsie

The Power of Solar in Poughkeepsie, NY

Monthly AC solar system output averages for Poughkeepsie (ny). Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in Poughkeepsie. [2]

* Amounts listed in kWhac (kilowatt hours (AC))

Solar Output Analysis for Poughkeepsie, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Poughkeepsie

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Cost of Utilities in Poughkeepsie

Poughkeepsie Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Poughkeepsie averaged 18.57 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2019, which was about 45% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.84¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Poughkeepsie Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New York averaged $16.96 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2019, which was approximately 34% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.62 per Mcf in October. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Poughkeepsie

Solar Energy Contractors in Poughkeepsie

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Poughkeepsie, NY.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Poughkeepsie

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Poughkeepsie, NY.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Poughkeepsie

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Poughkeepsie, NY.

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Weather Forecast for Poughkeepsie, NY [5]

Thu Jan 23
32°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 13°F
Max: 32°F
Light breeze: 4 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Jan 24
44°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 28°F
Max: 44°F
Calm: 1 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 50%
Sat Jan 25
41°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 31°F
Max: 45°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Jan 26
42°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 29°F
Max: 42°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 58%
Mon Jan 27
43°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 28°F
Max: 43°F
Light breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 5%
Tue Jan 28
38°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 27°F
Max: 38°F
Light breeze: 3 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 76%

More about Poughkeepsie

About Poughkeepsie

The city of Poughkeepsie, NY in Dutchess County has an approximate population of 32,736. [6]

Poughkeepsie Solar Power

Poughkeepsie, NY Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Poughkeepsie, NY, or for more solar-related resources for Poughkeepsie, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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