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Solar Energy in Ben Avon Heights, PA

Solar Energy in Ben Avon Heights

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Solar Panels in Ben Avon Heights

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Ben Avon Heights

The total length of the day in Ben Avon Heights, PA today (September 24, 2020) will be 12 hours and 01 minutes. [More]

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Ben Avon Heights, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Ben Avon Heights, PA

Solar Energy Data in Ben Avon Heights, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Ben Avon Heights, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Ben Avon Heights

Based on historical Ben Avon Heights, 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 Ben Avon Heights. [1]

Ben Avon Heights has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.81 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 10% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.46 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Ben Avon Heights that are always titled at the latitude of Ben Avon Heights (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.35 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.81 kWh/m2/day and approximately 26% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.46 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 Ben Avon Heights

Solar Radiation Data in Ben Avon Heights, PA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Ben Avon Heights.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Ben Avon Heights, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Ben Avon Heights

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Solar Power Comparison: Ben Avon Heights vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Ben Avon Heights

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Ben Avon Heights 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 Ben Avon Heights

Sunrise / Sunset in Ben Avon Heights

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 24, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:11 am
    • Sunset: 11:12 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:11 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:01
Solar Energy Statistics for Ben Avon Heights

Best Months for Solar in Ben Avon Heights

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.38 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.31 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.89 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Ben Avon Heights

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

However, Ben Avon Heights is in Allegheny County and Allegheny County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Ben Avon Heights

The Power of Solar in Ben Avon Heights, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Ben Avon Heights, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Ben Avon Heights

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Cost of Utilities in Ben Avon Heights

Ben Avon Heights Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Ben Avon Heights 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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Ben Avon Heights 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 Ben Avon Heights, PA [5]

Thu Sep 24
75°F
Light Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 95%
Fri Sep 25
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Sep 26
77°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 77°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 45%
Sun Sep 27
79°F
Light Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 79°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 20%
Mon Sep 28
76°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 9%
Tue Sep 29
61°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Ben Avon Heights

About Ben Avon Heights

The borough of Ben Avon Heights, PA in Allegheny County has an approximate population of 371. [6]

Ben Avon Heights Solar Power

Ben Avon Heights, PA Solar Energy

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

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