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Solar Energy in Leesport, PA

Solar Energy in Leesport

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Solar Panels in Leesport

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Leesport

The total length of the day in Leesport, PA today (September 26, 2020) will be 11 hours and 56 minutes. [More]

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Leesport, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Leesport, PA

Solar Energy Data in Leesport, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Leesport, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Leesport

Based on historical Leesport, 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 Leesport. [1]

Leesport has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.92 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.74 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Leesport that are always titled at the latitude of Leesport (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.56 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.92 kWh/m2/day and approximately 22% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.74 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 Leesport

Solar Radiation Data in Leesport, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Leesport, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Leesport

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

Solar Power Levels in Leesport

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Leesport

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 26, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:56 am
    • Sunset: 10:53 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:54 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:56
Solar Energy Statistics for Leesport

Best Months for Solar in Leesport

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.6 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.99 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Leesport

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

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

Solar Power Output in Leesport

The Power of Solar in Leesport, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Leesport, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Leesport

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Cost of Utilities in Leesport

Leesport Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Leesport averaged 13.30 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2020, which was about 0% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in July. [3]

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Leesport Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $16.47 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2020, which was approximately 7% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.37 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Leesport, PA [5]

Sat Sep 26
63°F
Light Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 71°F
Calm: 3 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 90%
Sun Sep 27
71°F
Light Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 77°F
Calm: 3 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 58%
Mon Sep 28
74°F
Light Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 51%
Tue Sep 29
69°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 72°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Sep 30
58°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 64°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Oct 1
61°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Leesport

About Leesport

The borough of Leesport, PA in Berks County has an approximate population of 1,918. [6]

Leesport Solar Power

Leesport, PA Solar Energy

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

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