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Solar Energy in Rensselaer Falls, NY

Solar Energy in Rensselaer Falls

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Rensselaer Falls with an average of 5.73 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Rensselaer Falls

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Rensselaer Falls

The total length of the day in Rensselaer Falls, NY today (December 07, 2022) will be 8 hours and 57 minutes. [More]

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Rensselaer Falls, NY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Rensselaer Falls, NY

Solar Energy Data in Rensselaer Falls, NY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Rensselaer Falls, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Rensselaer Falls

Based on historical Rensselaer Falls, 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 Rensselaer Falls. [1]

Rensselaer Falls has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.7 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.97 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Rensselaer Falls that are always titled at the latitude of Rensselaer Falls (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.33 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.7 kWh/m2/day and approximately 9% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.97 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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 Rensselaer Falls

Solar Radiation Data in Rensselaer Falls, NY

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Rensselaer Falls.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Rensselaer Falls, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Rensselaer Falls

Rensselaer Falls, NY has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.47 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Rensselaer Falls is July with an average of 5.73 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.67 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.57 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Rensselaer Falls (New York) are December with an average of 2.33 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 2.65 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.03 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Rensselaer Falls vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Rensselaer Falls

The average monthly solar radiation level in Rensselaer Falls, NY, of 4.47 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 14% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 32% less than the average level of 6.61 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: Rensselaer Falls vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Rensselaer Falls 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 Rensselaer Falls

Sunrise / Sunset in Rensselaer Falls

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 07, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:24 am
    • Sunset: 4:21 pm
    • Length of Day: 8:57
Solar Energy Statistics for Rensselaer Falls

Best Months for Solar in Rensselaer Falls

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.73 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.48 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.41 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.93 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Rensselaer Falls

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Solar Power Output in Rensselaer Falls

The Power of Solar in Rensselaer Falls, NY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Rensselaer Falls, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Rensselaer Falls

Rensselaer Falls (NY) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5035.11 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Rensselaer Falls is July with an average of 526.72 kWhac, followed by May at 523.34 kWhac and August at 518.45 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Rensselaer Falls (New York) are December with an average of 240.35 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 256.93 kWhac and January at 314.01 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Rensselaer Falls

Rensselaer Falls Electricity Costs

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Rensselaer Falls Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Rensselaer Falls, NY [5]

Wed Dec 7
45°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 40°F
Max: 47°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 99%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Dec 8
36°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 29°F
Max: 39°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 69%
Fri Dec 9
32°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 26°F
Max: 35°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 1%
Sat Dec 10
28°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 25°F
Max: 33°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Dec 11
31°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 26°F
Max: 34°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Dec 12
26°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 23°F
Max: 31°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 2%

More about Rensselaer Falls

About Rensselaer Falls

The village of Rensselaer Falls, NY in Saint Lawrence County has an approximate population of 332. [6]

Rensselaer Falls Solar Power

Rensselaer Falls, NY Solar Energy

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

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