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Solar Energy in Latrobe, PA

Solar Energy in Latrobe

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Solar Panels in Latrobe

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Latrobe

The total length of the day in Latrobe, PA today (December 05, 2020) will be 09 hours and 25 minutes. [More]

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Latrobe, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Latrobe, PA

Solar Energy Data in Latrobe, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Latrobe, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Latrobe

Based on historical Latrobe, 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 Latrobe. [1]

Latrobe has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.79 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 12% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.39 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Latrobe that are always titled at the latitude of Latrobe (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.32 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.79 kWh/m2/day and approximately 27% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.39 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 Latrobe

Solar Radiation Data in Latrobe, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Latrobe, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Latrobe

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

Solar Power Levels in Latrobe

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Latrobe

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 05, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:25 pm
    • Sunset: 9:51 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:08 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:25
Solar Energy Statistics for Latrobe

Best Months for Solar in Latrobe

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.34 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.13 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.83 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Latrobe

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

However, Latrobe is in Westmoreland County and Westmoreland County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Latrobe

The Power of Solar in Latrobe, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Latrobe, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Latrobe

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Cost of Utilities in Latrobe

Latrobe Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Latrobe averaged 13.56 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2020, which was about 0% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.55¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Latrobe Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $18.82 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2020, which was approximately 11% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $16.99 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Latrobe, PA [5]

Sat Dec 5
36°F
Light Snow
Min: 26°F
Max: 38°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Dec 6
32°F
Light Snow
Min: 27°F
Max: 32°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 97%
Mon Dec 7
33°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 23°F
Max: 33°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 75%
Tue Dec 8
35°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 24°F
Max: 35°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 47%
Wed Dec 9
39°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 25°F
Max: 39°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 99%
Thu Dec 10
42°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 36°F
Max: 42°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 99%

More about Latrobe

About Latrobe

The city of Latrobe, PA in Westmoreland County has an approximate population of 8,338. [6]

Latrobe Solar Power

Latrobe, PA Solar Energy

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