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Solar Energy in New Bethlehem, PA

Solar Energy in New Bethlehem

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in New Bethlehem with an average of 5.87 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in New Bethlehem

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

Sunrise & Sunset in New Bethlehem

The total length of the day in New Bethlehem, PA today (June 27, 2022) will be 15 hours and 6 minutes. [More]

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New Bethlehem, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in New Bethlehem, PA

Solar Energy Data in New Bethlehem, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for New Bethlehem, PA

Solar Radiation Data in New Bethlehem

Based on historical New Bethlehem, 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 New Bethlehem. [1]

New Bethlehem has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.77 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 10% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.42 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in New Bethlehem that are always titled at the latitude of New Bethlehem (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.3 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.77 kWh/m2/day and approximately 26% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.42 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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 New Bethlehem

Solar Radiation Data in New Bethlehem, PA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in New Bethlehem.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for New Bethlehem, PA

Solar Radiation Data in New Bethlehem

New Bethlehem, PA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.51 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in New Bethlehem is July with an average of 5.87 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.87 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.48 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in New Bethlehem (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 2.34 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 2.68 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.36 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: New Bethlehem vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in New Bethlehem

The average monthly solar radiation level in New Bethlehem, PA, of 4.51 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 15% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 32% less than the average level of 6.61 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: New Bethlehem vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average New Bethlehem 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 New Bethlehem

Sunrise / Sunset in New Bethlehem

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 27, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:47 am
    • Sunset: 8:53 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:6
Solar Energy Statistics for New Bethlehem

Best Months for Solar in New Bethlehem

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.87 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.33 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.24 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.84 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in New Bethlehem

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Solar Power Output in New Bethlehem

The Power of Solar in New Bethlehem, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for New Bethlehem, PA

Solar Radiation Data in New Bethlehem

New Bethlehem (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5016.32 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in New Bethlehem is July with an average of 532.83 kWhac, followed by August at 532.16 kWhac and May at 497.68 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in New Bethlehem (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 237.59 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 275.44 kWhac and November at 317.72 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in New Bethlehem

New Bethlehem Electricity Costs

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New Bethlehem Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for New Bethlehem, PA [5]

Mon Jun 27
71°F
Light Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 71°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 59%
Tue Jun 28
69°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 46°F
Max: 73°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jun 29
76°F
Few Clouds
Min: 51°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 24%
Thu Jun 30
82°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 83°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 1%
Fri Jul 1
86°F
Light Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 23%
Sat Jul 2
70°F
Light Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 79°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about New Bethlehem

About New Bethlehem

The borough of New Bethlehem, PA in Clarion County has an approximate population of 989. [6]

New Bethlehem Solar Power

New Bethlehem, PA Solar Energy

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

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