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Solar Energy in Boyertown, PA

Solar Energy in Boyertown

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Solar Panels in Boyertown

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Boyertown

The total length of the day in Boyertown, PA today (September 19, 2020) will be 12 hours and 15 minutes. [More]

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Boyertown, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Boyertown, PA

Solar Energy Data in Boyertown, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Boyertown, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Boyertown

Based on historical Boyertown, 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 Boyertown. [1]

Boyertown has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.96 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.86 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Boyertown that are always titled at the latitude of Boyertown (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.64 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.96 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.86 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 Boyertown

Solar Radiation Data in Boyertown, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Boyertown, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Boyertown

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

Solar Power Levels in Boyertown

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Boyertown

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 19, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:48 am
    • Sunset: 11:03 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:55 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:15
Solar Energy Statistics for Boyertown

Best Months for Solar in Boyertown

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.6 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.63 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.02 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Boyertown

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

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

Solar Power Output in Boyertown

The Power of Solar in Boyertown, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Boyertown, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Boyertown

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Cost of Utilities in Boyertown

Boyertown Electricity Costs

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

Sat Sep 19
53°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 59°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 1%
Sun Sep 20
55°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 60°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 21
56°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 40°F
Max: 62°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Sep 22
60°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 23
68°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 52°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 24
70°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 76°F
Light breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Boyertown

About Boyertown

The borough of Boyertown, PA in Berks County has an approximate population of 4,055. [6]

Boyertown Solar Power

Boyertown, PA Solar Energy

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

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