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Solar Energy in Picture Rocks, PA

Solar Energy in Picture Rocks

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Solar Panels in Picture Rocks

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Picture Rocks

The total length of the day in Picture Rocks, PA today (July 13, 2020) will be 14 hours and 53 minutes. [More]

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Picture Rocks, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Picture Rocks, PA

Solar Energy Data in Picture Rocks, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Picture Rocks, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Picture Rocks

Based on historical Picture Rocks, 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 Picture Rocks. [1]

Picture Rocks has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 9% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.49 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Picture Rocks that are always titled at the latitude of Picture Rocks (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.36 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.8 kWh/m2/day and approximately 25% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.49 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 Picture Rocks

Solar Radiation Data in Picture Rocks, PA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Picture Rocks.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Picture Rocks, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Picture Rocks

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Solar Power Comparison: Picture Rocks vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Picture Rocks

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Picture Rocks 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 Picture Rocks

Sunrise / Sunset in Picture Rocks

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 13, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:46 am
    • Sunset: 12:39 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:12 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:53
Solar Energy Statistics for Picture Rocks

Best Months for Solar in Picture Rocks

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.39 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.34 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.83 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Picture Rocks

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

However, Picture Rocks is in Lycoming County and Lycoming County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Picture Rocks

The Power of Solar in Picture Rocks, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Picture Rocks, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Picture Rocks

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Cost of Utilities in Picture Rocks

Picture Rocks Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Picture Rocks 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: Picture Rocks

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Picture Rocks 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 Picture Rocks, PA [5]

Mon Jul 13
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 2%
Tue Jul 14
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 78°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 15%
Wed Jul 15
82°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 82°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 10%
Thu Jul 16
72°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 86%
Cloud cover: 95%
Fri Jul 17
77°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 81°F
Calm: 2 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 97%
Sat Jul 18
87°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 63°F
Max: 87°F
Calm: 1 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 94%

More about Picture Rocks

About Picture Rocks

The borough of Picture Rocks, PA in Lycoming County has an approximate population of 678. [6]

Picture Rocks Solar Power

Picture Rocks, PA Solar Energy

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

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