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Solar Energy in Patterson Heights, PA

Solar Energy in Patterson Heights

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Solar Panels in Patterson Heights

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Patterson Heights

The total length of the day in Patterson Heights, PA today (July 04, 2020) will be 14 hours and 59 minutes. [More]

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Patterson Heights, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Patterson Heights, PA

Solar Energy Data in Patterson Heights, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Patterson Heights, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Patterson Heights

Based on historical Patterson Heights, 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 Patterson Heights. [1]

Patterson Heights 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 3.46 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Patterson Heights that are always titled at the latitude of Patterson Heights (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 3.46 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 Patterson Heights

Solar Radiation Data in Patterson Heights, PA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Patterson Heights.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Patterson Heights, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Patterson Heights

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Solar Power Comparison: Patterson Heights vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Patterson Heights

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Patterson Heights 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 Patterson Heights

Sunrise / Sunset in Patterson Heights

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 04, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:56 am
    • Sunset: 12:55 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:25 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:59
Solar Energy Statistics for Patterson Heights

Best Months for Solar in Patterson Heights

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.45 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.45 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.89 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Patterson Heights

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

However, Patterson Heights is in Beaver County and Beaver County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Patterson Heights

The Power of Solar in Patterson Heights, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Patterson Heights, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Patterson Heights

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Cost of Utilities in Patterson Heights

Patterson Heights Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Patterson Heights 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]

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Patterson Heights 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 Patterson Heights, PA [5]

Sat Jul 4
82°F
Light Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 82°F
Light breeze: 7 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 63%
Sun Jul 5
87°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 66°F
Max: 87°F
Light breeze: 5 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 56%
Mon Jul 6
91°F
Few Clouds
Min: 69°F
Max: 91°F
Calm: 1 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 12%
Tue Jul 7
89°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 89°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 24%
Wed Jul 8
84°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 88°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 91%
Thu Jul 9
93°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 93°F
Calm: 2 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Patterson Heights

About Patterson Heights

The borough of Patterson Heights, PA in Beaver County has an approximate population of 636. [6]

Patterson Heights Solar Power

Patterson Heights, PA Solar Energy

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

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