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Solar Energy in Ben Avon, PA

Solar Energy in Ben Avon

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Solar Panels in Ben Avon

Solar panels in Ben Avon 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

The total length of the day in Ben Avon, PA today (July 20, 2019) will be 14 hours and 39 minutes. [More]

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Ben Avon, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Ben Avon, PA

Solar Energy Data in Ben Avon, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Ben Avon, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Ben Avon

Based on historical Ben Avon, 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. [1]

Ben Avon 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 that are always titled at the latitude of Ben Avon (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

Solar Radiation Data in Ben Avon, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Ben Avon, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Ben Avon

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

Solar Power Levels in Ben Avon

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Ben Avon

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 20, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:07 am
    • Sunset: 12:46 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:26 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:39
Solar Energy Statistics for Ben Avon

Best Months for Solar in Ben Avon

  • 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

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

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

Solar Power Output in Ben Avon

The Power of Solar in Ben Avon, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Ben Avon, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Ben Avon

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Cost of Utilities in Ben Avon

Ben Avon Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Ben Avon averaged 14.17 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2019, which was about 7% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.26¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Ben Avon Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $13.41 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2019, which was approximately 23% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.92 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Ben Avon

Solar Energy Contractors in Ben Avon

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Ben Avon, PA.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Ben Avon

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Ben Avon, PA.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Ben Avon

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Ben Avon, PA.

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Weather Forecast for Ben Avon, PA [5]

Sat Jul 20
90°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 73°F
Max: 92°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 97%
Sun Jul 21
90°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 91°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 6%
Mon Jul 22
71°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 75°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Jul 23
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 75°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 1%
Wed Jul 24
77°F
Light Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jul 25
73°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 73°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 8%

More about Ben Avon

About Ben Avon

The borough of Ben Avon, PA in Allegheny County has an approximate population of 1,781. [6]

Ben Avon Solar Power

Ben Avon, PA Solar Energy

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

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