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Solar Energy in Mckees Rocks, PA

Solar Energy in Mckees Rocks

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Solar Panels in Mckees Rocks

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Mckees Rocks

The total length of the day in Mckees Rocks, PA today (November 14, 2019) will be 09 hours and 57 minutes. [More]

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Mckees Rocks, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Mckees Rocks, PA

Solar Energy Data in Mckees Rocks, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Mckees Rocks, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Mckees Rocks

Based on historical Mckees Rocks, 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 Mckees Rocks. [1]

Mckees Rocks has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.81 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 12% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.41 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Mckees Rocks that are always titled at the latitude of Mckees Rocks (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.34 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.81 kWh/m2/day and approximately 27% 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 Mckees Rocks

Solar Radiation Data in Mckees Rocks, PA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Mckees Rocks.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Mckees Rocks, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Mckees Rocks

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Solar Power Comparison: Mckees Rocks vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Mckees Rocks

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Mckees Rocks 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 Mckees Rocks

Sunrise / Sunset in Mckees Rocks

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 14, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:05 pm
    • Sunset: 10:03 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:04 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:57
Solar Energy Statistics for Mckees Rocks

Best Months for Solar in Mckees Rocks

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.36 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.25 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.88 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Mckees Rocks

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

However, Mckees Rocks is in Allegheny County and Allegheny County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Mckees Rocks

The Power of Solar in Mckees Rocks, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Mckees Rocks, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Mckees Rocks

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Cost of Utilities in Mckees Rocks

Mckees Rocks Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Mckees Rocks averaged 13.83 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2019, which was about 4% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.30¢/kWh in August. [3]

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Mckees Rocks Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $21.41 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2019, which was approximately 15% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $18.58 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Mckees Rocks

Solar Energy Contractors in Mckees Rocks

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Mckees Rocks

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Mckees Rocks

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

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Weather Forecast for Mckees Rocks, PA [5]

Thu Nov 14
41°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 30°F
Max: 41°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 58%
Fri Nov 15
37°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 27°F
Max: 38°F
Light breeze: 5 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 7%
Sat Nov 16
35°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 26°F
Max: 35°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 7%
Sun Nov 17
40°F
Few Clouds
Min: 27°F
Max: 41°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 11%
Mon Nov 18
43°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 32°F
Max: 44°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Nov 19
41°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 35°F
Max: 41°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Mckees Rocks

About Mckees Rocks

The borough of Mckees Rocks, PA in Allegheny County has an approximate population of 6,104. [6]

Mckees Rocks Solar Power

Mckees Rocks, PA Solar Energy

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

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