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Solar Energy in Fox Chapel, PA

Solar Energy in Fox Chapel

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Solar Panels in Fox Chapel

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Fox Chapel

The total length of the day in Fox Chapel, PA today (April 21, 2021) will be 13 hours and 35 minutes. [More]

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Fox Chapel, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Fox Chapel, PA

Solar Energy Data in Fox Chapel, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Fox Chapel, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Fox Chapel

Based on historical Fox Chapel, 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 Fox Chapel. [1]

Fox Chapel has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 10% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.44 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Fox Chapel that are always titled at the latitude of Fox Chapel (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.34 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.8 kWh/m2/day and approximately 26% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.44 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 Fox Chapel

Solar Radiation Data in Fox Chapel, PA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Fox Chapel.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Fox Chapel, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Fox Chapel

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Solar Power Comparison: Fox Chapel vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Fox Chapel

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Fox Chapel 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 Fox Chapel

Sunrise / Sunset in Fox Chapel

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 21, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:30 am
    • Sunset: 12:05 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:18 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:35
Solar Energy Statistics for Fox Chapel

Best Months for Solar in Fox Chapel

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.37 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.23 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.83 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Fox Chapel

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

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

Solar Power Output in Fox Chapel

The Power of Solar in Fox Chapel, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Fox Chapel, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Fox Chapel

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Cost of Utilities in Fox Chapel

Fox Chapel Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Fox Chapel averaged 13.09 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2021, which was about 3% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.69¢/kWh in January. [3]

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Fox Chapel Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $9.87 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2021, which was approximately 1% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.74 per Mcf in January. [4]

Weather Forecast for Fox Chapel, PA [5]

Wed Apr 21
36°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 30°F
Max: 39°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Apr 22
40°F
Light Snow
Min: 27°F
Max: 44°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 39%
Fri Apr 23
52°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 29°F
Max: 53°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 70%
Sat Apr 24
59°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 59°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Apr 25
51°F
Light Rain
Min: 35°F
Max: 51°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 99%
Mon Apr 26
61°F
Few Clouds
Min: 31°F
Max: 63°F
Calm: 3 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 13%

More about Fox Chapel

About Fox Chapel

The borough of Fox Chapel, PA in Allegheny County has an approximate population of 5,388. [6]

Fox Chapel Solar Power

Fox Chapel, PA Solar Energy

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

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