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Solar Energy in Crafton, PA

Solar Energy in Crafton

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Solar Panels in Crafton

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Crafton

The total length of the day in Crafton, PA today (November 14, 2019) will be 09 hours and 58 minutes. [More]

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Crafton, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Crafton, PA

Solar Energy Data in Crafton, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Crafton, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Crafton

Based on historical Crafton, 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 Crafton. [1]

Crafton has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.81 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 12% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.41 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Crafton that are always titled at the latitude of Crafton (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.34 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.81 kWh/m2/day and approximately 27% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.41 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 Crafton

Solar Radiation Data in Crafton, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Crafton, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Crafton

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

Solar Power Levels in Crafton

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Crafton

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 14, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:05 pm
    • Sunset: 10:03 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:04 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:58
Solar Energy Statistics for Crafton

Best Months for Solar in Crafton

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.36 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.25 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.88 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Crafton

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

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

Solar Power Output in Crafton

The Power of Solar in Crafton, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Crafton, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Crafton

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Cost of Utilities in Crafton

Crafton Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Crafton averaged 13.83 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2019, which was about 4% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.30¢/kWh in August. [3]

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Crafton Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $21.41 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2019, which was approximately 15% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $18.58 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Crafton

Solar Energy Contractors in Crafton

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Crafton

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Crafton

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

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Weather Forecast for Crafton, PA [5]

Thu Nov 14
41°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 30°F
Max: 41°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 58%
Fri Nov 15
37°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 27°F
Max: 38°F
Light breeze: 5 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 7%
Sat Nov 16
35°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 26°F
Max: 35°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 7%
Sun Nov 17
40°F
Few Clouds
Min: 27°F
Max: 41°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 11%
Mon Nov 18
43°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 32°F
Max: 44°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Nov 19
41°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 35°F
Max: 41°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Crafton

About Crafton

The borough of Crafton, PA in Allegheny County has an approximate population of 5,951. [6]

Crafton Solar Power

Crafton, PA Solar Energy

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

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