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Solar Energy in Bolivar, PA

Solar Energy in Bolivar

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Solar Panels in Bolivar

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Bolivar

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

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Bolivar, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Bolivar, PA

Solar Energy Data in Bolivar, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Bolivar, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Bolivar

Based on historical Bolivar, 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 Bolivar. [1]

Bolivar has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.77 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 12% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.36 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Bolivar that are always titled at the latitude of Bolivar (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.29 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.77 kWh/m2/day and approximately 28% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.36 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 Bolivar

Solar Radiation Data in Bolivar, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Bolivar, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Bolivar

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

Solar Power Levels in Bolivar

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Bolivar

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 24, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:07 am
    • Sunset: 11:09 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:08 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:01
Solar Energy Statistics for Bolivar

Best Months for Solar in Bolivar

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.31 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.07 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.78 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Bolivar

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

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

Solar Power Output in Bolivar

The Power of Solar in Bolivar, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Bolivar, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Bolivar

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Cost of Utilities in Bolivar

Bolivar Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Bolivar 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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Bolivar 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 Bolivar, PA [5]

Thu Sep 24
75°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 90%
Fri Sep 25
80°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 36%
Sat Sep 26
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 76°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 41%
Sun Sep 27
77°F
Light Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 77°F
Light breeze: 6 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 19%
Mon Sep 28
80°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 7%
Tue Sep 29
54°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 64°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Bolivar

About Bolivar

The borough of Bolivar, PA in Westmoreland County has an approximate population of 465. [6]

Bolivar Solar Power

Bolivar, PA Solar Energy

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

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