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Solar Energy in North East, PA

Solar Energy in North East

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Solar Panels in North East

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

Sunrise & Sunset in North East

The total length of the day in North East, PA today (September 15, 2019) will be 12 hours and 29 minutes. [More]

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North East, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in North East, PA

Solar Energy Data in North East, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for North East, PA

Solar Radiation Data in North East

Based on historical North East, 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 North East. [1]

North East has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.63 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 16% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.14 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in North East that are always titled at the latitude of North East (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 3.98 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.63 kWh/m2/day and approximately 27% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.14 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 North East

Solar Radiation Data in North East, PA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in North East.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for North East, PA

Solar Radiation Data in North East

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Solar Power Comparison: North East vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in North East

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average North East 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 North East

Sunrise / Sunset in North East

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 15, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:59 am
    • Sunset: 11:28 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:14 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:29
Solar Energy Statistics for North East

Best Months for Solar in North East

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.73 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.02 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.12 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in North East

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

However, North East is in Erie County and Erie County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in North East

The Power of Solar in North East, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for North East, PA

Solar Radiation Data in North East

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Cost of Utilities in North East

North East Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in North East averaged 14.08 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2019, which was about 6% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.34¢/kWh in June. [3]

Solar Power Poll: North East

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North East Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $18.41 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2019, which was approximately 17% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.67 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Solar Businesses in North East

Solar Energy Contractors in North East

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in North East

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in North East

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

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Weather Forecast for North East, PA [5]

Sat Sep 14
56°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 59°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Sep 15
69°F
Light Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 70°F
Fresh Breeze: 17 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 86%
Mon Sep 16
67°F
Light Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 68°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 83%
Tue Sep 17
64°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 63°F
Max: 66°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 62%
Wed Sep 18
65°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 64°F
Max: 69°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 75%
Thu Sep 19
70°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 71°F
: 12 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 30%

More about North East

About North East

The borough of North East, PA in Erie County has an approximate population of 4,294. [6]

North East Solar Power

North East, PA Solar Energy

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

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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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