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Solar Energy in Tonawanda, NY

Solar Energy in Tonawanda

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Solar Panels in Tonawanda

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Tonawanda

The total length of the day in Tonawanda, NY today (June 06, 2020) will be 15 hours and 15 minutes. [More]

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Tonawanda, NY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Tonawanda, NY

Solar Energy Data in Tonawanda, NY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Tonawanda, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Tonawanda

Based on historical Tonawanda, 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 Tonawanda. [1]

Tonawanda has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.7 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.53 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Tonawanda that are always titled at the latitude of Tonawanda (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.18 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.7 kWh/m2/day and approximately 18% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.53 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 Tonawanda

Solar Radiation Data in Tonawanda, NY

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Tonawanda, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Tonawanda

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

Solar Power Levels in Tonawanda

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Tonawanda 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 Tonawanda

Sunrise / Sunset in Tonawanda

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 06, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:36 am
    • Sunset: 12:52 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:14 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:15
Solar Energy Statistics for Tonawanda

Best Months for Solar in Tonawanda

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.54 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.04 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.07 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Tonawanda

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

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

Solar Power Output in Tonawanda

The Power of Solar in Tonawanda, NY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Tonawanda, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Tonawanda

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Cost of Utilities in Tonawanda

Tonawanda Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Tonawanda 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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Tonawanda 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 Tonawanda, NY [5]

Sat Jun 6
74°F
Light Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 74°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 20%
Sun Jun 7
64°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jun 8
72°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 72°F
Light breeze: 3 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 33%
Tue Jun 9
84°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 64°F
Max: 86°F
Light breeze: 5 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 86%
Wed Jun 10
86°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 86°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Jun 11
74°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 74°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Tonawanda

About Tonawanda

The city of Tonawanda, NY in Erie County has an approximate population of 15,130. [6]

Tonawanda Solar Power

Tonawanda, NY Solar Energy

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

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