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Solar Energy in Murrysville, PA

Solar Energy in Murrysville

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Solar Panels in Murrysville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Murrysville

The total length of the day in Murrysville, PA today (October 31, 2020) will be 10 hours and 27 minutes. [More]

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Murrysville, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Murrysville, PA

Solar Energy Data in Murrysville, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Murrysville, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Murrysville

Based on historical Murrysville, 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 Murrysville. [1]

Murrysville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.81 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 10% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.45 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Murrysville that are always titled at the latitude of Murrysville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.35 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.81 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 Murrysville

Solar Radiation Data in Murrysville, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Murrysville, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Murrysville

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

Solar Power Levels in Murrysville

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Murrysville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 31, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:48 am
    • Sunset: 10:15 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:02 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:27
Solar Energy Statistics for Murrysville

Best Months for Solar in Murrysville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.36 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.22 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.84 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Murrysville

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

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

Solar Power Output in Murrysville

The Power of Solar in Murrysville, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Murrysville, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Murrysville

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Cost of Utilities in Murrysville

Murrysville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Murrysville averaged 13.25 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2020, which was about 0% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.31¢/kWh in August. [3]

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Murrysville Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $19.99 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July 2020, which was approximately 14% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.57 per Mcf in July. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Murrysville, PA [5]

Sat Oct 31
45°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 29°F
Max: 48°F
Light breeze: 5 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Nov 1
47°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 29°F
Max: 47°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 86%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Nov 2
39°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 30°F
Max: 40°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 88%
Tue Nov 3
47°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 34°F
Max: 47°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 71%
Wed Nov 4
58°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 34°F
Max: 58°F
Light breeze: 6 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Nov 5
59°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 41°F
Max: 59°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 99%

More about Murrysville

About Murrysville

The municipality of Murrysville, PA in Westmoreland County has an approximate population of 20,079. [6]

Murrysville Solar Power

Murrysville, PA Solar Energy

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

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