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Solar Energy in Duquesne, PA

Solar Energy in Duquesne

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Solar Panels in Duquesne

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Duquesne

The total length of the day in Duquesne, PA today (December 05, 2020) will be 09 hours and 24 minutes. [More]

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Duquesne, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Duquesne, PA

Solar Energy Data in Duquesne, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Duquesne, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Duquesne

Based on historical Duquesne, 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 Duquesne. [1]

Duquesne has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.83 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 11% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.45 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Duquesne that are always titled at the latitude of Duquesne (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.36 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.83 kWh/m2/day and approximately 26% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.45 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 Duquesne

Solar Radiation Data in Duquesne, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Duquesne, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Duquesne

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

Solar Power Levels in Duquesne

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Duquesne

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 05, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:28 pm
    • Sunset: 9:53 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:10 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:24
Solar Energy Statistics for Duquesne

Best Months for Solar in Duquesne

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.36 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (4.23 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.85 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Duquesne

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

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

Solar Power Output in Duquesne

The Power of Solar in Duquesne, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Duquesne, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Duquesne

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Cost of Utilities in Duquesne

Duquesne Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Duquesne averaged 13.56 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2020, which was about 0% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.55¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Duquesne Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $18.82 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2020, which was approximately 11% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $16.99 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Duquesne, PA [5]

Sat Dec 5
38°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 31°F
Max: 39°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 91%
Sun Dec 6
33°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 28°F
Max: 34°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 86%
Cloud cover: 95%
Mon Dec 7
34°F
Light Snow
Min: 26°F
Max: 34°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 56%
Tue Dec 8
36°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 27°F
Max: 36°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 79%
Wed Dec 9
39°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 27°F
Max: 39°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 98%
Thu Dec 10
43°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 35°F
Max: 43°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 99%

More about Duquesne

About Duquesne

The city of Duquesne, PA in Allegheny County has an approximate population of 5,565. [6]

Duquesne Solar Power

Duquesne, PA Solar Energy

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

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