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Solar Energy in Bessemer, PA

Solar Energy in Bessemer

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Solar Panels in Bessemer

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Bessemer

The total length of the day in Bessemer, PA today (June 20, 2019) will be 15 hours and 07 minutes. [More]

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Bessemer, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Bessemer, PA

Solar Energy Data in Bessemer, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Bessemer, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Bessemer

Based on historical Bessemer, 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 Bessemer. [1]

Bessemer has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.79 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 11% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.41 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Bessemer that are always titled at the latitude of Bessemer (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.3 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.79 kWh/m2/day and approximately 26% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.41 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 Bessemer

Solar Radiation Data in Bessemer, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Bessemer, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Bessemer

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

Solar Power Levels in Bessemer

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Bessemer

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 20, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:49 am
    • Sunset: 12:57 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:23 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:07
Solar Energy Statistics for Bessemer

Best Months for Solar in Bessemer

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.5 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.91 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Bessemer

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

However, Bessemer is in Lawrence County and Lawrence County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Bessemer

The Power of Solar in Bessemer, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Bessemer, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Bessemer

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Cost of Utilities in Bessemer

Bessemer Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Bessemer averaged 13.63 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in March 2019, which was about 6% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.83¢/kWh in March. [3]

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Bessemer Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $10.96 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2019, which was approximately 16% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.48 per Mcf in March. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Bessemer

Solar Energy Contractors in Bessemer

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Bessemer

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Bessemer

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

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Weather Forecast for Bessemer, PA [5]

Thu Jun 20
76°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 76°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Jun 21
72°F
Light Rain
Min: 55°F
Max: 72°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 20%
Sat Jun 22
71°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 71°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 25%
Sun Jun 23
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 79°F
Light breeze: 1 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 65%
Mon Jun 24
84°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 85°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 38%
Tue Jun 25
77°F
Light Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 77°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 2%

More about Bessemer

About Bessemer

The borough of Bessemer, PA in Lawrence County has an approximate population of 1,111. [6]

Bessemer Solar Power

Bessemer, PA Solar Energy

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

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