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Solar Energy in Saratoga Springs, NY

Solar Energy in Saratoga Springs

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Solar Panels in Saratoga Springs

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Saratoga Springs

The total length of the day in Saratoga Springs, NY today (June 03, 2020) will be 15 hours and 13 minutes. [More]

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Saratoga Springs, NY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Saratoga Springs, NY

Solar Energy Data in Saratoga Springs, NY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Saratoga Springs, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Saratoga Springs

Based on historical Saratoga Springs, 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 Saratoga Springs. [1]

Saratoga Springs has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.77 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.82 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Saratoga Springs that are always titled at the latitude of Saratoga Springs (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.41 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.77 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.82 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 Saratoga Springs

Solar Radiation Data in Saratoga Springs, NY

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Saratoga Springs.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Saratoga Springs, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Saratoga Springs

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Solar Power Comparison: Saratoga Springs vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Saratoga Springs

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Saratoga Springs 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 Saratoga Springs

Sunrise / Sunset in Saratoga Springs

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 03, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:16 am
    • Sunset: 12:30 am
    • Solar Noon: 4:53 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:13
Solar Energy Statistics for Saratoga Springs

Best Months for Solar in Saratoga Springs

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.94 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.88 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Saratoga Springs

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

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

Solar Power Output in Saratoga Springs

The Power of Solar in Saratoga Springs, NY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Saratoga Springs, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Saratoga Springs

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Cost of Utilities in Saratoga Springs

Saratoga Springs Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Saratoga Springs averaged 17.17 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in March 2020, which was about 31% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.08¢/kWh in March. [3]

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Saratoga Springs Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New York averaged $11.99 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2020, which was approximately 22% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.86 per Mcf in March. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Saratoga Springs, NY [5]

Wed Jun 3
67°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 70°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 99%
Thu Jun 4
71°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 77°F
Light breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 44%
Fri Jun 5
77°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 82°F
Light breeze: 5 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 23%
Sat Jun 6
77°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 80°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 59%
Sun Jun 7
67°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 69°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 85%
Mon Jun 8
67°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 46°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 9%

More about Saratoga Springs

About Saratoga Springs

The city of Saratoga Springs, NY in Saratoga County has an approximate population of 26,586. [6]

Saratoga Springs Solar Power

Saratoga Springs, NY Solar Energy

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

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