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Solar Energy in Cheswick, PA

Solar Energy in Cheswick

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Solar Panels in Cheswick

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Cheswick

The total length of the day in Cheswick, PA today (May 25, 2019) will be 14 hours and 44 minutes. [More]

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Cheswick, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Cheswick, PA

Solar Energy Data in Cheswick, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Cheswick, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Cheswick

Based on historical Cheswick, 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 Cheswick. [1]

Cheswick 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 3.44 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Cheswick that are always titled at the latitude of Cheswick (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.34 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.8 kWh/m2/day and approximately 26% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.44 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 Cheswick

Solar Radiation Data in Cheswick, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Cheswick, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Cheswick

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

Solar Power Levels in Cheswick

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Cheswick

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 25, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:54 am
    • Sunset: 12:38 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:16 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:44
Solar Energy Statistics for Cheswick

Best Months for Solar in Cheswick

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.37 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.23 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.83 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Cheswick

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

However, Cheswick is in Allegheny County and Allegheny County has at least 250 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Cheswick

The Power of Solar in Cheswick, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Cheswick, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Cheswick

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Cost of Utilities in Cheswick

Cheswick Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Cheswick averaged 13.57 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2019, which was about 7% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.70¢/kWh in February. [3]

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Cheswick Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $10.54 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2019, which was approximately 11% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.49 per Mcf in February. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Cheswick

Solar Energy Contractors in Cheswick

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Cheswick

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Cheswick

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

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Weather Forecast for Cheswick, PA [5]

Sat May 25
77°F
Light Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 77°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 64%
Sun May 26
76°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 76°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 52%
Mon May 27
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 76°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 94%
Tue May 28
79°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 79°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed May 29
84°F
Light Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 84°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu May 30
73°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 74°F
: 13 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 99%

More about Cheswick

About Cheswick

The borough of Cheswick, PA in Allegheny County has an approximate population of 1,746. [6]

Cheswick Solar Power

Cheswick, PA Solar Energy

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

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