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Solar Energy in Catawissa, PA

Solar Energy in Catawissa

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Solar Panels in Catawissa

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Catawissa

The total length of the day in Catawissa, PA today (May 18, 2021) will be 14 hours and 35 minutes. [More]

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Catawissa, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Catawissa, PA

Solar Energy Data in Catawissa, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Catawissa, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Catawissa

Based on historical Catawissa, 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 Catawissa. [1]

Catawissa has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 10% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.45 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Catawissa that are always titled at the latitude of Catawissa (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.36 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.8 kWh/m2/day and approximately 26% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.45 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 Catawissa

Solar Radiation Data in Catawissa, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Catawissa, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Catawissa

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

Solar Power Levels in Catawissa

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Catawissa

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 18, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:44 am
    • Sunset: 12:20 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:02 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:35
Solar Energy Statistics for Catawissa

Best Months for Solar in Catawissa

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.44 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.32 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.84 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Catawissa

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

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

Solar Power Output in Catawissa

The Power of Solar in Catawissa, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Catawissa, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Catawissa

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Cost of Utilities in Catawissa

Catawissa Electricity Costs

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

Tue May 18
73°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 49°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 5 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 1%
Wed May 19
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 52°F
Max: 79°F
Light breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 1%
Thu May 20
81°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 99%
Fri May 21
74°F
Light Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 74°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat May 22
76°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 76°F
Light breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun May 23
77°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 99%

More about Catawissa

About Catawissa

The borough of Catawissa, PA in Columbia County has an approximate population of 1,552. [6]

Catawissa Solar Power

Catawissa, PA Solar Energy

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

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