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Solar Energy in Braddock, PA

Solar Energy in Braddock

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Solar Panels in Braddock

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Braddock

The total length of the day in Braddock, PA today (May 18, 2021) will be 14 hours and 32 minutes. [More]

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Braddock, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Braddock, PA

Solar Energy Data in Braddock, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Braddock, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Braddock

Based on historical Braddock, 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 Braddock. [1]

Braddock has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.81 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 11% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.43 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Braddock that are always titled at the latitude of Braddock (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 27% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.43 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 Braddock

Solar Radiation Data in Braddock, PA

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Braddock, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Braddock

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

Solar Power Levels in Braddock

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Braddock

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 18, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:59 am
    • Sunset: 12:32 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:16 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:32
Solar Energy Statistics for Braddock

Best Months for Solar in Braddock

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.35 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.2 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.81 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Braddock

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

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

Solar Power Output in Braddock

The Power of Solar in Braddock, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Braddock, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Braddock

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Cost of Utilities in Braddock

Braddock Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Braddock averaged 13.08 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2021, which was about 2% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.34¢/kWh in February. [3]

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Braddock Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $9.93 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2021, which was approximately 4% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.55 per Mcf in February. [4]

Weather Forecast for Braddock, PA [5]

Tue May 18
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 47°F
Max: 76°F
Light breeze: 3 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed May 19
77°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 78°F
Calm: 3 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu May 20
81°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 81°F
Calm: 3 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri May 21
81°F
Light Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 4 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat May 22
82°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 37%
Sun May 23
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 85%

More about Braddock

About Braddock

The borough of Braddock, PA in Allegheny County has an approximate population of 2,159. [6]

Braddock Solar Power

Braddock, PA Solar Energy

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

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