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Solar Energy in Dunbar, PA

Solar Energy in Dunbar

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Solar Panels in Dunbar

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Dunbar

The total length of the day in Dunbar, PA today (December 12, 2019) will be 09 hours and 22 minutes. [More]

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Dunbar, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Dunbar, PA

Solar Energy Data in Dunbar, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Dunbar, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Dunbar

Based on historical Dunbar, 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 Dunbar. [1]

Dunbar has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.79 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 12% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.39 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Dunbar that are always titled at the latitude of Dunbar (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.3 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.79 kWh/m2/day and approximately 27% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.39 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 Dunbar

Solar Radiation Data in Dunbar, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Dunbar, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Dunbar

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

Solar Power Levels in Dunbar

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Dunbar

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 12, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:31 pm
    • Sunset: 9:53 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:12 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:22
Solar Energy Statistics for Dunbar

Best Months for Solar in Dunbar

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.28 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.15 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.82 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Dunbar

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

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

Solar Power Output in Dunbar

The Power of Solar in Dunbar, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Dunbar, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Dunbar

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Cost of Utilities in Dunbar

Dunbar Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Dunbar averaged 14.02 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2019, which was about 6% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.17¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Dunbar Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $20.23 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2019, which was approximately 14% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.81 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Dunbar

Solar Energy Contractors in Dunbar

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Dunbar

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Dunbar

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

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Weather Forecast for Dunbar, PA [5]

Thu Dec 12
36°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 26°F
Max: 36°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 77%
Fri Dec 13
35°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 26°F
Max: 37°F
Light breeze: 5 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 84%
Sat Dec 14
38°F
Snow
Min: 33°F
Max: 39°F
: 7 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Dec 15
30°F
Snow
Min: 24°F
Max: 32°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Dec 16
31°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 27°F
Max: 47°F
Light breeze: 6 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Dec 17
30°F
Snow
Min: 17°F
Max: 42°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Dunbar

About Dunbar

The borough of Dunbar, PA in Fayette County has an approximate population of 1,042. [6]

Dunbar Solar Power

Dunbar, PA Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

The solar energy that strikes the Earth in one hour could provide all of the Earth's energy needs for a complete year.

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