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Solar Energy in Donora, PA

Solar Energy in Donora

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Solar Panels in Donora

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Donora

The total length of the day in Donora, PA today (April 05, 2020) will be 12 hours and 56 minutes. [More]

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Donora, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Donora, PA

Solar Energy Data in Donora, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Donora, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Donora

Based on historical Donora, 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 Donora. [1]

Donora has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.86 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 11% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.47 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Donora that are always titled at the latitude of Donora (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.4 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.86 kWh/m2/day and approximately 27% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.47 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 Donora

Solar Radiation Data in Donora, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Donora, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Donora

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

Solar Power Levels in Donora

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Donora

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 05, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:53 am
    • Sunset: 11:49 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:21 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:56
Solar Energy Statistics for Donora

Best Months for Solar in Donora

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.41 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.24 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.88 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Donora

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

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

Solar Power Output in Donora

The Power of Solar in Donora, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Donora, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Donora

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Cost of Utilities in Donora

Donora Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Donora averaged 13.63 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2020, which was about 7% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.79¢/kWh in January. [3]

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Donora Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $10.39 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2020, which was approximately 9% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.52 per Mcf in January. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Donora

Solar Energy Contractors in Donora

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Donora

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Donora

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

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Weather Forecast for Donora, PA [5]

Sun Apr 5
45°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 42°F
Max: 45°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 51%
Mon Apr 6
65°F
Light Rain
Min: 40°F
Max: 65°F
Calm: 1 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 11%
Tue Apr 7
59°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 64°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 99%
Wed Apr 8
65°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 66°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 67%
Thu Apr 9
50°F
Snow
Min: 32°F
Max: 51°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 40%
Fri Apr 10
45°F
Light Snow
Min: 34°F
Max: 46°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 84%

More about Donora

About Donora

The borough of Donora, PA in Washington County has an approximate population of 4,781. [6]

Donora Solar Power

Donora, PA Solar Energy

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

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