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Solar Energy in Gettysburg, PA

Solar Energy in Gettysburg

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Solar Panels in Gettysburg

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Gettysburg

The total length of the day in Gettysburg, PA today (April 19, 2019) will be 13 hours and 26 minutes. [More]

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Gettysburg, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Gettysburg, PA

Solar Energy Data in Gettysburg, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Gettysburg, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Gettysburg

Based on historical Gettysburg, 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 Gettysburg. [1]

Gettysburg has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.01 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.93 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Gettysburg that are always titled at the latitude of Gettysburg (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.68 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.01 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.93 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 Gettysburg

Solar Radiation Data in Gettysburg, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Gettysburg, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Gettysburg

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

Solar Power Levels in Gettysburg

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Gettysburg

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 19, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:24 am
    • Sunset: 11:51 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:07 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:26
Solar Energy Statistics for Gettysburg

Best Months for Solar in Gettysburg

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.98 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Gettysburg

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

However, Gettysburg is in Adams County and Adams County has at least 170 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Gettysburg

The Power of Solar in Gettysburg, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Gettysburg, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Gettysburg

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Cost of Utilities in Gettysburg

Gettysburg Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Gettysburg averaged 12.54 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2019, which was about 1% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.47¢/kWh in January. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Gettysburg

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Gettysburg Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $10.30 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2019, which was approximately 9% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.43 per Mcf in January. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Gettysburg

Solar Energy Contractors in Gettysburg

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Gettysburg

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Gettysburg

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

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Weather Forecast for Gettysburg, PA [5]

Fri Apr 19
68°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 68°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 98%
Sat Apr 20
62°F
Light Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 62°F
Gale: 19 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 54%
Sun Apr 21
56°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 56°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 93%
Mon Apr 22
61°F
Light Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 61°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 79%
Tue Apr 23
73°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 74°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 5%
Wed Apr 24
66°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 66°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 98%

More about Gettysburg

About Gettysburg

The borough of Gettysburg, PA in Adams County has an approximate population of 7,620. [6]

Gettysburg Solar Power

Gettysburg, PA Solar Energy

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

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Some tax incentives and rebate programs are designed to spur the use of solar energy. These vary by location.

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