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Solar Energy in Belle Vernon, PA

Solar Energy in Belle Vernon

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Solar Panels in Belle Vernon

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Belle Vernon

The total length of the day in Belle Vernon, PA today (September 20, 2020) will be 12 hours and 09 minutes. [More]

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Belle Vernon, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Belle Vernon, PA

Solar Energy Data in Belle Vernon, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Belle Vernon, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Belle Vernon

Based on historical Belle Vernon, 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 Belle Vernon. [1]

Belle Vernon has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.86 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 11% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.47 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Belle Vernon that are always titled at the latitude of Belle Vernon (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.4 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.86 kWh/m2/day and approximately 27% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.47 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 Belle Vernon

Solar Radiation Data in Belle Vernon, PA

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Belle Vernon, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Belle Vernon

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Solar Power Comparison: Belle Vernon vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Belle Vernon

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Belle Vernon 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 Belle Vernon

Sunrise / Sunset in Belle Vernon

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 20, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:07 am
    • Sunset: 11:16 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:12 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:09
Solar Energy Statistics for Belle Vernon

Best Months for Solar in Belle Vernon

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.41 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.24 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.88 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Belle Vernon

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

However, Belle Vernon is in Fayette County and Fayette County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Belle Vernon

The Power of Solar in Belle Vernon, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Belle Vernon, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Belle Vernon

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Cost of Utilities in Belle Vernon

Belle Vernon Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Belle Vernon averaged 13.61 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2020, which was about 2% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in June. [3]

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Belle Vernon Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $16.47 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2020, which was approximately 7% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.37 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Belle Vernon, PA [5]

Mon Sep 21
65°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 41°F
Max: 65°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 27%
Tue Sep 22
67°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 40°F
Max: 67°F
Calm: 3 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 51%
Wed Sep 23
71°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 45°F
Max: 72°F
Light breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 24
74°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 74°F
Calm: 2 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 99%
Fri Sep 25
75°F
Light Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 53%
Sat Sep 26
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Belle Vernon

About Belle Vernon

The borough of Belle Vernon, PA in Fayette County has an approximate population of 1,093. [6]

Belle Vernon Solar Power

Belle Vernon, PA Solar Energy

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

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