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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 (May 21, 2019) will be 14 hours and 35 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

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Belle Vernon.

* 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 May 21, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:58 am
    • Sunset: 12:33 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:16 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:35
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 24 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 13.57 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2019, which was about 7% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.70¢/kWh in February. [3]

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Belle Vernon Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $10.54 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2019, which was approximately 11% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.49 per Mcf in February. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Belle Vernon

Solar Energy Contractors in Belle Vernon

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Belle Vernon, PA.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Belle Vernon

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Belle Vernon, PA.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Belle Vernon

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Belle Vernon, PA.

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Weather Forecast for Belle Vernon, PA [5]

Mon May 20
50°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 50°F
Max: 50°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 97%
Tue May 21
62°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 64°F
: 5 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed May 22
81°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 55°F
Max: 81°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu May 23
83°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 83°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 87%
Fri May 24
73°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 75°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 67%
Sat May 25
84°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 85°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 58%

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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