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Solar Energy in Polk, PA

Solar Energy in Polk

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Solar Panels in Polk

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Polk

The total length of the day in Polk, PA today (June 01, 2020) will be 14 hours and 59 minutes. [More]

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Polk, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Polk, PA

Solar Energy Data in Polk, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Polk, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Polk

Based on historical Polk, 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 Polk. [1]

Polk has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.74 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 10% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.4 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Polk that are always titled at the latitude of Polk (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.26 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.74 kWh/m2/day and approximately 25% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.4 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 Polk

Solar Radiation Data in Polk, PA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Polk.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Polk, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Polk

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Solar Power Comparison: Polk vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Polk

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Polk 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 Polk

Sunrise / Sunset in Polk

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 01, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:48 am
    • Sunset: 12:47 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:17 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:59
Solar Energy Statistics for Polk

Best Months for Solar in Polk

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.41 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.39 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.84 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Polk

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

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

Solar Power Output in Polk

The Power of Solar in Polk, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Polk, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Polk

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Cost of Utilities in Polk

Polk Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Polk averaged 13.75 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in March 2020, which was about 5% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.08¢/kWh in March. [3]

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Polk Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $10.92 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2020, which was approximately 11% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.86 per Mcf in March. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Polk, PA [5]

Mon Jun 1
64°F
Few Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 20%
Tue Jun 2
60°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 97%
Wed Jun 3
74°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 76°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Jun 4
77°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 77°F
Light breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jun 5
80°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 80°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 73%
Sat Jun 6
70°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 47°F
Max: 70°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Polk

About Polk

The borough of Polk, PA in Venango County has an approximate population of 816. [6]

Polk Solar Power

Polk, PA Solar Energy

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

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