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Solar Power in 15621 (Calumet, PA)

Solar Energy in 15621

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Solar Panels in 15621

Solar panels in 15621 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 15621

The total length of the day in 15621 (Calumet, PA) today (September 24, 2020) will be 11 hours and 59 minutes. [More]

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15621 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 15621 (Calumet, PA)

Solar Energy Data for 15621

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 15621.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 15621

Solar Radiation Data in 15621

Based on historical 15621 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 15621. [1]

The region associated with 15621 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.82 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 12% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.41 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 15621 that are always titled at the latitude of Calumet (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.34 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.82 kWh/m2/day and approximately 27% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.41 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 15621

Solar Radiation Data in 15621

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 15621

Solar Radiation Data in 15621

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Solar Power Comparison: 15621 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 15621

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Solar Power: 15621 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 15621 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 15621

Sunrise / Sunset in 15621

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 24, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:09 am
    • Sunset: 11:08 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:09 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:59
Solar Energy Statistics for 15621

Best Months for Solar in 15621

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.41 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.21 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.85 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 15621

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 15621 at this current time.

However, 15621 is in Westmoreland County and Westmoreland County (PA) has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 15621

The Power of Solar in 15621

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 15621. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 15621. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 15621

Solar Radiation Data in 15621

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Weather Forecast for 15621 [5]

Thu Sep 24
73°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 73°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 77%
Fri Sep 25
78°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 85%
Sat Sep 26
77°F
Light Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 77°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 29%
Sun Sep 27
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 9%
Mon Sep 28
76°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 76°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 1%
Tue Sep 29
55°F
Light Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about 15621

About 15621

The ZIP code 15621 is associated with the city of Calumet in Westmoreland County in Pennsylvania.

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15621 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 15621, or for more solar-related resources for PA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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