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Solar Energy in Mckeesport, PA

Solar Energy in Mckeesport

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Solar Panels in Mckeesport

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Mckeesport

The total length of the day in Mckeesport, PA today (July 04, 2020) will be 14 hours and 57 minutes. [More]

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Mckeesport, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Mckeesport, PA

Solar Energy Data in Mckeesport, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Mckeesport, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Mckeesport

Based on historical Mckeesport, 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 Mckeesport. [1]

Mckeesport has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.83 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 11% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.45 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Mckeesport that are always titled at the latitude of Mckeesport (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.36 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.83 kWh/m2/day and approximately 26% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.45 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 Mckeesport

Solar Radiation Data in Mckeesport, PA

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Mckeesport, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Mckeesport

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

Solar Power Levels in Mckeesport

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Mckeesport

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 04, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:55 am
    • Sunset: 12:52 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:24 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:57
Solar Energy Statistics for Mckeesport

Best Months for Solar in Mckeesport

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.36 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (4.23 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.85 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Mckeesport

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

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

Solar Power Output in Mckeesport

The Power of Solar in Mckeesport, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Mckeesport, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Mckeesport

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Cost of Utilities in Mckeesport

Mckeesport Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Mckeesport averaged 13.76 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2020, which was about 4% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Mckeesport Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $11.16 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2020, which was approximately 4% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.68 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Mckeesport, PA [5]

Sat Jul 4
87°F
Few Clouds
Min: 69°F
Max: 87°F
Calm: 3 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 20%
Sun Jul 5
90°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 70°F
Max: 90°F
Calm: 2 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 39%
Mon Jul 6
91°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 91°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 40%
Tue Jul 7
89°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 89°F
Calm: 3 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 52%
Wed Jul 8
92°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 92°F
Calm: 1 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 9%
Thu Jul 9
93°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 93°F
Light breeze: 4 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 24%

More about Mckeesport

About Mckeesport

The city of Mckeesport, PA in Allegheny County has an approximate population of 19,731. [6]

Mckeesport Solar Power

Mckeesport, PA Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

The solar energy that strikes the Earth in one hour could provide all of the Earth's energy needs for a complete year.

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