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Solar Energy in Chest Springs, PA

Solar Energy in Chest Springs

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Solar Panels in Chest Springs

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Chest Springs

The total length of the day in Chest Springs, PA today (October 14, 2019) will be 11 hours and 10 minutes. [More]

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Chest Springs, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Chest Springs, PA

Solar Energy Data in Chest Springs, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Chest Springs, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Chest Springs

Based on historical Chest Springs, 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 Chest Springs. [1]

Chest Springs has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.76 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 10% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.42 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Chest Springs that are always titled at the latitude of Chest Springs (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.28 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.76 kWh/m2/day and approximately 25% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.42 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 Chest Springs

Solar Radiation Data in Chest Springs, PA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Chest Springs.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Chest Springs, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Chest Springs

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Solar Power Comparison: Chest Springs vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Chest Springs

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Chest Springs 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 Chest Springs

Sunrise / Sunset in Chest Springs

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 14, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:24 am
    • Sunset: 10:35 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:00 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:10
Solar Energy Statistics for Chest Springs

Best Months for Solar in Chest Springs

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.25 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.2 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.76 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Chest Springs

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

However, Chest Springs is in Cambria County and Cambria County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Chest Springs

The Power of Solar in Chest Springs, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Chest Springs, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Chest Springs

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Cost of Utilities in Chest Springs

Chest Springs Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Chest Springs averaged 13.79 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2019, which was about 4% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.27¢/kWh in July. [3]

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Chest Springs Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $20.55 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July 2019, which was approximately 15% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.89 per Mcf in July. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Chest Springs

Solar Energy Contractors in Chest Springs

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Chest Springs, PA.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Chest Springs

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Chest Springs, PA.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Chest Springs

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Chest Springs, PA.

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Weather Forecast for Chest Springs, PA [5]

Mon Oct 14
40°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 40°F
Max: 53°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Oct 15
36°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 35°F
Max: 57°F
: 3 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 86%
Cloud cover: 35%
Wed Oct 16
44°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 58°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 54%
Thu Oct 17
45°F
Light Rain
Min: 40°F
Max: 45°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 99%
Fri Oct 18
40°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 36°F
Max: 46°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 90%
Sat Oct 19
41°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 38°F
Max: 54°F
Calm: 2 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 69%

More about Chest Springs

About Chest Springs

The borough of Chest Springs, PA in Cambria County has an approximate population of 149. [6]

Chest Springs Solar Power

Chest Springs, PA Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Chest Springs, PA, or for more solar-related resources for Chest Springs, 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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