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Solar Energy in Baldwin, PA

Solar Energy in Baldwin

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Baldwin with an average of 5.76 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Baldwin

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Baldwin

The total length of the day in Baldwin, PA today (January 24, 2022) will be 9 hours and 53 minutes. [More]

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Baldwin, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Baldwin, PA

Solar Energy Data in Baldwin, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Baldwin, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Baldwin

Based on historical Baldwin, 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 Baldwin. [1]

Baldwin has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.83 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 11% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.46 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Baldwin that are always titled at the latitude of Baldwin (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.36 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.83 kWh/m2/day and approximately 26% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.46 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 Baldwin

Solar Radiation Data in Baldwin, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Baldwin, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Baldwin

Baldwin, PA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.56 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Baldwin is August with an average of 5.76 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.65 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.37 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Baldwin (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 2.79 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.05 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.64 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Baldwin

The average monthly solar radiation level in Baldwin, PA, of 4.56 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 22% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 31% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


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

Solar Power: Baldwin vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Baldwin

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 24, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:35 am
    • Sunset: 5:28 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:53
Solar Energy Statistics for Baldwin

Best Months for Solar in Baldwin

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.76 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.4 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.28 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.85 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Baldwin

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

Solar Power Output in Baldwin

The Power of Solar in Baldwin, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Baldwin, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Baldwin

Baldwin (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5057.08 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Baldwin is August with an average of 513.29 kWhac, followed by July at 510.83 kWhac and May at 493.13 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Baldwin (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 282.51 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 315.01 kWhac and February at 334.91 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Baldwin

Baldwin Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Baldwin averaged 14.53 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2021, which was about 3% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.11¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Baldwin Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $18.04 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2021, which was approximately 3% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.48 per Mcf in October. [4]

Weather Forecast for Baldwin, PA [5]

Mon Jan 24
24°F
Snow
Min: 6°F
Max: 32°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 99%
Tue Jan 25
22°F
Light Snow
Min: 5°F
Max: 32°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 87%
Wed Jan 26
15°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 2°F
Max: 16°F
Light breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 59%
Thu Jan 27
24°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 0°F
Max: 28°F
Light breeze: 6 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 45%
Fri Jan 28
32°F
Snow
Min: 24°F
Max: 32°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jan 29
20°F
Light Snow
Min: 11°F
Max: 25°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Baldwin

About Baldwin

The borough of Baldwin, PA in Allegheny County has an approximate population of 19,767. [6]

Baldwin Solar Power

Baldwin, PA Solar Energy

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

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