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Solar Energy in Mountville, PA

Solar Energy in Mountville

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Solar Panels in Mountville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Mountville

The total length of the day in Mountville, PA today (July 19, 2019) will be 14 hours and 38 minutes. [More]

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Mountville, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Mountville, PA

Solar Energy Data in Mountville, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Mountville, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Mountville

Based on historical Mountville, 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 Mountville. [1]

Mountville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.98 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.84 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Mountville that are always titled at the latitude of Mountville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.63 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.98 kWh/m2/day and approximately 21% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.84 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 Mountville

Solar Radiation Data in Mountville, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Mountville, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Mountville

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

Solar Power Levels in Mountville

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Mountville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 19, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:52 am
    • Sunset: 12:31 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:12 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:38
Solar Energy Statistics for Mountville

Best Months for Solar in Mountville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.61 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.67 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.02 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Mountville

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

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

Solar Power Output in Mountville

The Power of Solar in Mountville, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Mountville, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Mountville

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Cost of Utilities in Mountville

Mountville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Mountville averaged 14.17 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2019, which was about 7% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.26¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Mountville Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $13.41 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2019, which was approximately 23% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.92 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Mountville

Solar Energy Contractors in Mountville

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Mountville

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Mountville

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

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Weather Forecast for Mountville, PA [5]

Thu Jul 18
74°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 74°F
Max: 74°F
Light breeze: 2 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 47%
Fri Jul 19
89°F
Light Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 89°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Jul 20
87°F
Light Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 88°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Jul 21
91°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 92°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jul 22
76°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 77°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Jul 23
75°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 60°F
Max: 76°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Mountville

About Mountville

The borough of Mountville, PA in Lancaster County has an approximate population of 2,802. [6]

Mountville Solar Power

Mountville, PA Solar Energy

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

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