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Solar Energy in Brockway, PA

Solar Energy in Brockway

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Brockway with an average of 5.83 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Brockway

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Brockway

The total length of the day in Brockway, PA today (June 27, 2022) will be 15 hours and 8 minutes. [More]

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Brockway, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Brockway, PA

Solar Energy Data in Brockway, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Brockway, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Brockway

Based on historical Brockway, 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 Brockway. [1]

Brockway has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.71 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 9% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.39 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Brockway that are always titled at the latitude of Brockway (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.23 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.71 kWh/m2/day and approximately 25% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.39 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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 Brockway

Solar Radiation Data in Brockway, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Brockway, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Brockway

Brockway, PA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.42 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Brockway is August with an average of 5.83 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.7 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.4 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Brockway (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 2.26 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 2.78 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.16 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Brockway

The average monthly solar radiation level in Brockway, PA, of 4.42 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 12% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 33% less than the average level of 6.61 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: Brockway vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Brockway

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 27, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:44 am
    • Sunset: 8:52 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:8
Solar Energy Statistics for Brockway

Best Months for Solar in Brockway

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.83 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.26 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (4.24 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.7 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Brockway

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Solar Power Output in Brockway

The Power of Solar in Brockway, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Brockway, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Brockway

Brockway (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4931.54 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Brockway is August with an average of 525.41 kWhac, followed by July at 518.92 kWhac and May at 508.58 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Brockway (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 230.09 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 287.38 kWhac and November at 298.26 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Brockway

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Weather Forecast for Brockway, PA [5]

Mon Jun 27
72°F
Light Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 75°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 64%
Tue Jun 28
70°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 44°F
Max: 74°F
Light breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 1%
Wed Jun 29
77°F
Light Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 46%
Thu Jun 30
83°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jul 1
87°F
Light Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 30%
Sat Jul 2
68°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Brockway

About Brockway

The borough of Brockway, PA in Jefferson County has an approximate population of 2,072. [6]

Brockway Solar Power

Brockway, PA Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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