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Solar Energy in Portersville, PA

Solar Energy in Portersville

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Solar Panels in Portersville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Portersville

The total length of the day in Portersville, PA today (July 18, 2019) will be 14 hours and 44 minutes. [More]

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Portersville, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Portersville, PA

Solar Energy Data in Portersville, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Portersville, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Portersville

Based on historical Portersville, 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 Portersville. [1]

Portersville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.75 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 12% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.36 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Portersville that are always titled at the latitude of Portersville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.25 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.75 kWh/m2/day and approximately 26% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.36 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 Portersville

Solar Radiation Data in Portersville, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Portersville, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Portersville

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

Solar Power Levels in Portersville

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Portersville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 18, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:04 am
    • Sunset: 12:49 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:26 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:44
Solar Energy Statistics for Portersville

Best Months for Solar in Portersville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.41 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.4 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.88 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Portersville

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

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

Solar Power Output in Portersville

The Power of Solar in Portersville, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Portersville, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Portersville

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Cost of Utilities in Portersville

Portersville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Portersville averaged 14.17 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2019, which was about 7% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.26¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Portersville Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $13.41 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2019, which was approximately 23% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.92 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Portersville

Solar Energy Contractors in Portersville

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Portersville, PA.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Portersville

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Portersville, PA.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Portersville

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Portersville, PA.

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Weather Forecast for Portersville, PA [5]

Thu Jul 18
86°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 73°F
Max: 86°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 26%
Fri Jul 19
88°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 74°F
Max: 89°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 76%
Sat Jul 20
89°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 77°F
Max: 89°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 1%
Sun Jul 21
86°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 86°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 38%
Mon Jul 22
74°F
Light Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 75°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 99%
Tue Jul 23
73°F
Light Rain
Min: 55°F
Max: 73°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 19%

More about Portersville

About Portersville

The borough of Portersville, PA in Butler County has an approximate population of 235. [6]

Portersville Solar Power

Portersville, PA Solar Energy

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

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