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Solar Energy in Luzerne, PA

Solar Energy in Luzerne

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Solar Panels in Luzerne

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Luzerne

The total length of the day in Luzerne, PA today (April 20, 2019) will be 13 hours and 33 minutes. [More]

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Luzerne, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Luzerne, PA

Solar Energy Data in Luzerne, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Luzerne, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Luzerne

Based on historical Luzerne, 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 Luzerne. [1]

Luzerne has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 8% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.53 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Luzerne that are always titled at the latitude of Luzerne (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.4 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.8 kWh/m2/day and approximately 25% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.53 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 Luzerne

Solar Radiation Data in Luzerne, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Luzerne, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Luzerne

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

Solar Power Levels in Luzerne

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Luzerne

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 20, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:15 am
    • Sunset: 11:49 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:02 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:33
Solar Energy Statistics for Luzerne

Best Months for Solar in Luzerne

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.41 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.29 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.82 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Luzerne

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

However, Luzerne is in Luzerne County and Luzerne County has at least 186 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Luzerne

The Power of Solar in Luzerne, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Luzerne, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Luzerne

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Cost of Utilities in Luzerne

Luzerne Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Luzerne 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]

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Luzerne 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 Luzerne

Solar Energy Contractors in Luzerne

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Luzerne

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Luzerne

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

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Weather Forecast for Luzerne, PA [5]

Sat Apr 20
66°F
Light Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 66°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Apr 21
64°F
Light Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 64°F
: 5 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 2%
Mon Apr 22
64°F
Light Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 65°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 24%
Tue Apr 23
70°F
Light Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 72°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 28%
Wed Apr 24
61°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 40°F
Max: 61°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 70%
Thu Apr 25
65°F
Few Clouds
Min: 43°F
Max: 65°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 11%

More about Luzerne

About Luzerne

The borough of Luzerne, PA in Luzerne County has an approximate population of 2,845. [6]

Luzerne Solar Power

Luzerne, PA Solar Energy

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

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