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Solar Energy in Forest City, PA

Solar Energy in Forest City

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Solar Panels in Forest City

Solar panels in Forest 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 Forest City

The total length of the day in Forest City, PA today (July 11, 2020) will be 14 hours and 58 minutes. [More]

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Forest City, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Forest City, PA

Solar Energy Data in Forest City, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Forest City, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Forest City

Based on historical Forest 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 Forest City. [1]

Forest City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.72 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.48 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Forest City that are always titled at the latitude of Forest City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.3 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.72 kWh/m2/day and approximately 24% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.48 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 Forest City

Solar Radiation Data in Forest City, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Forest City, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Forest City

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

Solar Power Levels in Forest City

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Forest City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 11, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:38 am
    • Sunset: 12:36 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:07 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:58
Solar Energy Statistics for Forest City

Best Months for Solar in Forest City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.33 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.28 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.75 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Forest City

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

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

Solar Power Output in Forest City

The Power of Solar in Forest City, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Forest City, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Forest City

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Cost of Utilities in Forest City

Forest City Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Forest City averaged 13.76 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2020, which was about 4% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in April. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Forest City

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Forest City Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $11.16 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2020, which was approximately 4% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.68 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Forest City, PA [5]

Sat Jul 11
75°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 33%
Sun Jul 12
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 84%
Mon Jul 13
71°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 71°F
Light breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Jul 14
73°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 56%
Wed Jul 15
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 79°F
Light breeze: 4 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jul 16
78°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 40%

More about Forest City

About Forest City

The borough of Forest City, PA in Susquehanna County has an approximate population of 1,911. [6]

Forest City Solar Power

Forest City, PA Solar Energy

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

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