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Solar Energy in Ford City, PA

Solar Energy in Ford City

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Solar Panels in Ford City

Solar panels in Ford 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 Ford City

The total length of the day in Ford City, PA today (April 01, 2020) will be 12 hours and 44 minutes. [More]

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Ford City, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Ford City, PA

Solar Energy Data in Ford City, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Ford City, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Ford City

Based on historical Ford 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 Ford City. [1]

Ford 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 Ford City that are always titled at the latitude of Ford City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.3 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.77 kWh/m2/day and approximately 28% 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 Ford City

Solar Radiation Data in Ford City, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Ford City, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Ford City

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

Solar Power Levels in Ford City

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Ford City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 01, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:59 am
    • Sunset: 11:43 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:21 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:44
Solar Energy Statistics for Ford City

Best Months for Solar in Ford City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.35 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.16 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.85 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Ford City

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

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

Solar Power Output in Ford City

The Power of Solar in Ford City, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Ford City, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Ford City

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Cost of Utilities in Ford City

Ford City Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Ford City 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]

Solar Power Poll: Ford City

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Ford City Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $10.39 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2020, which was approximately 11% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.38 per Mcf in January. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Ford City

Solar Energy Contractors in Ford City

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Ford City

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Ford City

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

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Weather Forecast for Ford City, PA [5]

Wed Apr 1
52°F
Light Rain
Min: 34°F
Max: 52°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 85%
Thu Apr 2
41°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 33°F
Max: 42°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 99%
Fri Apr 3
52°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 33°F
Max: 54°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 9%
Sat Apr 4
62°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 37°F
Max: 62°F
Calm: 1 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 5%
Sun Apr 5
55°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 47°F
Max: 57°F
Calm: 0 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Apr 6
64°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 65°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 65%

More about Ford City

About Ford City

The borough of Ford City, PA in Armstrong County has an approximate population of 2,991. [6]

Ford City Solar Power

Ford City, PA Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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