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Solar Energy in Folcroft, PA

Solar Energy in Folcroft

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Solar Panels in Folcroft

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Folcroft

The total length of the day in Folcroft, PA today (February 23, 2020) will be 11 hours and 06 minutes. [More]

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Folcroft, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Folcroft, PA

Solar Energy Data in Folcroft, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Folcroft, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Folcroft

Based on historical Folcroft, 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 Folcroft. [1]

Folcroft has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.02 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.94 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Folcroft that are always titled at the latitude of Folcroft (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.71 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.02 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.94 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 Folcroft

Solar Radiation Data in Folcroft, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Folcroft, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Folcroft

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

Solar Power Levels in Folcroft

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Folcroft

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 23, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:41 am
    • Sunset: 10:47 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:14 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:06
Solar Energy Statistics for Folcroft

Best Months for Solar in Folcroft

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.59 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.59 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Folcroft

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

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

Solar Power Output in Folcroft

The Power of Solar in Folcroft, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Folcroft, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Folcroft

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Cost of Utilities in Folcroft

Folcroft Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Folcroft averaged 14.07 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in November 2019, which was about 8% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.04¢/kWh in November. [3]

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Folcroft Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $11.22 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in November 2019, which was approximately 19% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.43 per Mcf in November. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Folcroft

Solar Energy Contractors in Folcroft

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Folcroft

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Folcroft

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

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Weather Forecast for Folcroft, PA [5]

Sun Feb 23
39°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 36°F
Max: 39°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Feb 24
53°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 35°F
Max: 53°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 27%
Tue Feb 25
45°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 45°F
Light breeze: 5 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Feb 26
47°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 49°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Feb 27
40°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 31°F
Max: 41°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 49%
Fri Feb 28
34°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 27°F
Max: 35°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 28%
Cloud cover: 1%

More about Folcroft

About Folcroft

The borough of Folcroft, PA in Delaware County has an approximate population of 6,606. [6]

Folcroft Solar Power

Folcroft, PA Solar Energy

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

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