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Solar Energy in North York, PA

Solar Energy in North York

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Solar Panels in North York

Solar panels in North York 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 York

The total length of the day in North York, PA today (July 16, 2020) will be 14 hours and 41 minutes. [More]

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North York, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in North York, PA

Solar Energy Data in North York, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for North York, PA

Solar Radiation Data in North York

Based on historical North York, 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 York. [1]

North York has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.99 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 North York that are always titled at the latitude of North York (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.64 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.99 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 North York

Solar Radiation Data in North York, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for North York, PA

Solar Radiation Data in North York

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

Solar Power Levels in North York

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in North York

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 16, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:52 am
    • Sunset: 12:33 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:13 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:41
Solar Energy Statistics for North York

Best Months for Solar in North York

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.53 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.95 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in North York

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

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

Solar Power Output in North York

The Power of Solar in North York, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for North York, PA

Solar Radiation Data in North York

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Cost of Utilities in North York

North York Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in North York 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]

Solar Power Poll: North York

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North York 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 North York, PA [5]

Thu Jul 16
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 79°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 90%
Fri Jul 17
84°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 21%
Sat Jul 18
88°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 72°F
Max: 88°F
Calm: 2 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 4%
Sun Jul 19
89°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 73°F
Max: 89°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jul 20
90°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 90°F
Light breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 47%
Tue Jul 21
87°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 87°F
Calm: 1 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 74%

More about North York

About North York

The borough of North York, PA in York County has an approximate population of 1,914. [6]

North York Solar Power

North York, PA Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Solar cells convert sunlight into electricity through a physical process known as the photovoltaic effect.

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