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Solar Energy in Ellwood City, PA

Solar Energy in Ellwood City

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Solar Panels in Ellwood City

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Ellwood City

The total length of the day in Ellwood City, PA today (June 02, 2020) will be 14 hours and 57 minutes. [More]

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Ellwood City, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Ellwood City, PA

Solar Energy Data in Ellwood City, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Ellwood City, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Ellwood City

Based on historical Ellwood City, 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 Ellwood City. [1]

Ellwood City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.77 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 12% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.37 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Ellwood City that are always titled at the latitude of Ellwood City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.29 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.77 kWh/m2/day and approximately 27% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.37 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 Ellwood City

Solar Radiation Data in Ellwood City, PA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Ellwood City.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Ellwood City, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Ellwood City

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Solar Power Comparison: Ellwood City vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Ellwood City

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Ellwood City 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 Ellwood City

Sunrise / Sunset in Ellwood City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 02, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:50 am
    • Sunset: 12:47 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:19 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:57
Solar Energy Statistics for Ellwood City

Best Months for Solar in Ellwood City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.41 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.35 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.84 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Ellwood City

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

However, Ellwood City is in Lawrence County and Lawrence County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Ellwood City

The Power of Solar in Ellwood City, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Ellwood City, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Ellwood City

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Cost of Utilities in Ellwood City

Ellwood City Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Ellwood City averaged 13.75 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in March 2020, which was about 5% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.08¢/kWh in March. [3]

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Ellwood City Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $10.92 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2020, which was approximately 11% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.86 per Mcf in March. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Ellwood City, PA [5]

Tue Jun 2
64°F
Light Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 99%
Wed Jun 3
73°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 74°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 92%
Thu Jun 4
75°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Jun 5
79°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 66%
Sat Jun 6
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 42%
Sun Jun 7
68°F
Few Clouds
Min: 48°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 16%

More about Ellwood City

About Ellwood City

The borough of Ellwood City, PA in Lawrence County has an approximate population of 7,921. [6]

Ellwood City Solar Power

Ellwood City, PA Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Ellwood City, PA, or for more solar-related resources for Ellwood City, 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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