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Solar Energy in Cooperstown, PA

Solar Energy in Cooperstown

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Cooperstown with an average of 5.88 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Cooperstown

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Cooperstown

The total length of the day in Cooperstown, PA today (January 24, 2022) will be 9 hours and 48 minutes. [More]

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Cooperstown, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Cooperstown, PA

Solar Energy Data in Cooperstown, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Cooperstown, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Cooperstown

Based on historical Cooperstown, 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 Cooperstown. [1]

Cooperstown has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.72 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 9% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.41 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Cooperstown that are always titled at the latitude of Cooperstown (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.25 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.72 kWh/m2/day and approximately 25% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.41 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 Cooperstown

Solar Radiation Data in Cooperstown, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Cooperstown, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Cooperstown

Cooperstown, PA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.38 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Cooperstown is August with an average of 5.88 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.83 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.44 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Cooperstown (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 2.32 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 2.64 kWh/m2/day and November at 2.87 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Cooperstown

The average monthly solar radiation level in Cooperstown, PA, of 4.38 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 17% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 34% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


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

Solar Power: Cooperstown vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Cooperstown

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 24, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:37 am
    • Sunset: 5:25 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:48
Solar Energy Statistics for Cooperstown

Best Months for Solar in Cooperstown

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.88 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.4 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.41 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.83 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Cooperstown

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

Solar Power Output in Cooperstown

The Power of Solar in Cooperstown, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Cooperstown, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Cooperstown

Cooperstown (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4860.23 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Cooperstown is August with an average of 528.36 kWhac, followed by July at 520.72 kWhac and May at 506.65 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Cooperstown (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 232.63 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 270.92 kWhac and November at 271.61 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Cooperstown

Cooperstown Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Cooperstown averaged 14.53 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2021, which was about 3% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.11¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Cooperstown Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $18.04 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2021, which was approximately 3% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.48 per Mcf in October. [4]

Weather Forecast for Cooperstown, PA [5]

Mon Jan 24
19°F
Snow
Min: 2°F
Max: 28°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 86%
Tue Jan 25
20°F
Light Snow
Min: 6°F
Max: 28°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Jan 26
16°F
Light Snow
Min: 0°F
Max: 16°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 89%
Thu Jan 27
22°F
Light Snow
Min: -2°F
Max: 26°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 59%
Fri Jan 28
26°F
Light Snow
Min: 3°F
Max: 27°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jan 29
14°F
Light Snow
Min: -4°F
Max: 14°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 98%

More about Cooperstown

About Cooperstown

The borough of Cooperstown, PA in Venango County has an approximate population of 460. [6]

Cooperstown Solar Power

Cooperstown, PA Solar Energy

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

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