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Solar Energy in Grove City, PA

Solar Energy in Grove City

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Solar Panels in Grove City

Solar panels in Grove 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 Grove City

The total length of the day in Grove City, PA today (August 03, 2020) will be 14 hours and 14 minutes. [More]

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Grove City, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Grove City, PA

Solar Energy Data in Grove City, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Grove City, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Grove City

Based on historical Grove 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 Grove City. [1]

Grove City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.76 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 10% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.41 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Grove City that are always titled at the latitude of Grove City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.27 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.76 kWh/m2/day and approximately 25% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.41 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 Grove City

Solar Radiation Data in Grove City, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Grove City, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Grove City

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

Solar Power Levels in Grove City

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Grove City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 03, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:19 am
    • Sunset: 12:33 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:26 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:14
Solar Energy Statistics for Grove City

Best Months for Solar in Grove City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.43 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.45 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.87 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Grove City

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

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

Solar Power Output in Grove City

The Power of Solar in Grove City, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Grove City, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Grove City

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Cost of Utilities in Grove City

Grove City Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Grove City averaged 13.99 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2020, which was about 6% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.14¢/kWh in May. [3]

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Grove City Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $11.66 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2020, which was approximately 2% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $11.85 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Grove City, PA [5]

Mon Aug 3
76°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 76°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 20%
Tue Aug 4
74°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 74°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 50%
Wed Aug 5
72°F
Few Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 73°F
Light breeze: 4 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 19%
Thu Aug 6
77°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 77°F
Light breeze: 4 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 5%
Fri Aug 7
78°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 60°F
Max: 78°F
Light breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 54%
Sat Aug 8
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Grove City

About Grove City

The borough of Grove City, PA in Mercer County has an approximate population of 8,322. [6]

Grove City Solar Power

Grove City, PA Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Grove City, PA, or for more solar-related resources for Grove 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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