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Solar Energy in Birmingham, PA

Solar Energy in Birmingham

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Solar Panels in Birmingham

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Birmingham

The total length of the day in Birmingham, PA today (July 03, 2020) will be 14 hours and 59 minutes. [More]

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Birmingham, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Birmingham, PA

Solar Energy Data in Birmingham, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Birmingham, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Birmingham

Based on historical Birmingham, 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 Birmingham. [1]

Birmingham has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.82 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.71 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Birmingham that are always titled at the latitude of Birmingham (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.42 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.82 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.71 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 Birmingham

Solar Radiation Data in Birmingham, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Birmingham, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Birmingham

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

Solar Power Levels in Birmingham

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Birmingham

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 03, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:47 am
    • Sunset: 12:46 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:17 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:59
Solar Energy Statistics for Birmingham

Best Months for Solar in Birmingham

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.36 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.68 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.8 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Birmingham

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

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

Solar Power Output in Birmingham

The Power of Solar in Birmingham, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Birmingham, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Birmingham

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Historical solar radiation data for Birmingham is not currently available.

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Cost of Utilities in Birmingham

Birmingham Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Birmingham averaged 13.76 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2020, which was about 4% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Birmingham Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $11.16 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2020, which was approximately 4% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.68 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Birmingham, PA [5]

Sat Jul 4
84°F
Few Clouds
Min: 64°F
Max: 84°F
Light breeze: 3 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 17%
Sun Jul 5
92°F
Light Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 92°F
Calm: 1 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 79%
Mon Jul 6
90°F
Light Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 90°F
Light breeze: 6 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 13%
Tue Jul 7
88°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 89°F
Light breeze: 7 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 5%
Wed Jul 8
88°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 88°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 98%
Thu Jul 9
90°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 90°F
Light breeze: 6 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 14%

More about Birmingham

About Birmingham

The borough of Birmingham, PA in Huntingdon County has an approximate population of 90. [6]

Birmingham Solar Power

Birmingham, PA Solar Energy

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

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