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Solar Energy in Atglen, PA

Solar Energy in Atglen

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Solar Panels in Atglen

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Atglen

The total length of the day in Atglen, PA today (October 24, 2020) will be 10 hours and 45 minutes. [More]

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Atglen, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Atglen, PA

Solar Energy Data in Atglen, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Atglen, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Atglen

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

Atglen has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.03 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.97 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Atglen that are always titled at the latitude of Atglen (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.69 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.03 kWh/m2/day and approximately 18% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.97 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 Atglen

Solar Radiation Data in Atglen, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Atglen, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Atglen

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

Solar Power Levels in Atglen

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Atglen

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 24, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:25 am
    • Sunset: 10:10 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:47 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:45
Solar Energy Statistics for Atglen

Best Months for Solar in Atglen

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.64 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.77 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.06 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Atglen

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the borough of Atglen, PA at this current time.

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

Solar Power Output in Atglen

The Power of Solar in Atglen, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Atglen, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Atglen

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Cost of Utilities in Atglen

Atglen Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Atglen averaged 13.30 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2020, which was about 0% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.26¢/kWh in July. [3]

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Atglen Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $19.99 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July 2020, which was approximately 14% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.57 per Mcf in July. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Atglen, PA [5]

Sat Oct 24
66°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 47°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 80%
Sun Oct 25
45°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 46°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Oct 26
55°F
Light Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 61°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Oct 27
50°F
Light Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 57°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Oct 28
53°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 62°F
Calm: 3 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Oct 29
69°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 69°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Atglen

About Atglen

The borough of Atglen, PA in Chester County has an approximate population of 1,406. [6]

Atglen Solar Power

Atglen, PA Solar Energy

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

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