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Solar Energy in Port Royal, PA

Solar Energy in Port Royal

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Solar Panels in Port Royal

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Port Royal

The total length of the day in Port Royal, PA today (October 31, 2020) will be 10 hours and 26 minutes. [More]

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Port Royal, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Port Royal, PA

Solar Energy Data in Port Royal, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Port Royal, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Port Royal

Based on historical Port Royal, 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 Port Royal. [1]

Port Royal has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.85 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.61 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Port Royal that are always titled at the latitude of Port Royal (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.45 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.85 kWh/m2/day and approximately 23% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.61 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 Port Royal

Solar Radiation Data in Port Royal, PA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Port Royal.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Port Royal, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Port Royal

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Solar Power Comparison: Port Royal vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Port Royal

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Port Royal 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 Port Royal

Sunrise / Sunset in Port Royal

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 31, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:39 am
    • Sunset: 10:06 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:53 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:26
Solar Energy Statistics for Port Royal

Best Months for Solar in Port Royal

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.48 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.42 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.9 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Port Royal

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

However, Port Royal is in Juniata County and Juniata County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Port Royal

The Power of Solar in Port Royal, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Port Royal, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Port Royal

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Cost of Utilities in Port Royal

Port Royal Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Port Royal averaged 13.25 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2020, which was about 0% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.31¢/kWh in August. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Port Royal

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Port Royal Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $19.99 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July 2020, which was approximately 14% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.57 per Mcf in July. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Port Royal, PA [5]

Sat Oct 31
39°F
Few Clouds
Min: 33°F
Max: 44°F
Calm: 2 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 20%
Sun Nov 1
46°F
Light Rain
Min: 32°F
Max: 48°F
Light breeze: 5 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 99%
Mon Nov 2
40°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 30°F
Max: 43°F
Fresh Breeze: 23 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 86%
Tue Nov 3
45°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 33°F
Max: 48°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 80%
Wed Nov 4
44°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 52°F
Calm: 3 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Nov 5
49°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 36°F
Max: 58°F
Calm: 3 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Port Royal

About Port Royal

The borough of Port Royal, PA in Juniata County has an approximate population of 925. [6]

Port Royal Solar Power

Port Royal, PA Solar Energy

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

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