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Solar Energy in Rochester, PA

Solar Energy in Rochester

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Solar Panels in Rochester

Solar panels in Rochester that will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Rochester

The total length of the day in Rochester, PA today (August 12, 2020) will be 13 hours and 52 minutes. [More]

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Rochester, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Rochester, PA

Solar Energy Data in Rochester, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Rochester, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Rochester

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* 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 Rochester

Solar Radiation Data in Rochester, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Rochester, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Rochester

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

Solar Power Levels in Rochester

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Rochester

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 12, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:29 am
    • Sunset: 12:22 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:25 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:52
Solar Energy Statistics for Rochester

Best Months for Solar in Rochester

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

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Rochester

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

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

Solar Power Output in Rochester

The Power of Solar in Rochester, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Rochester, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Rochester

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Cost of Utilities in Rochester

Rochester Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Rochester averaged 13.99 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2020, which was about 6% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.14¢/kWh in May. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Rochester

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Rochester Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $11.66 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2020, which was approximately 2% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $11.85 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Rochester, PA [5]

Wed Aug 12
80°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 64°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 7 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 92%
Thu Aug 13
84°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 65°F
Max: 84°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 93%
Fri Aug 14
83°F
Few Clouds
Min: 68°F
Max: 84°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 22%
Sat Aug 15
65°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Aug 16
72°F
Light Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 78°F
Light breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 90%
Mon Aug 17
84°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 84°F
Calm: 1 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 31%

More about Rochester

About Rochester

The borough of Rochester, PA in Beaver County has an approximate population of 3,657. [6]

Rochester Solar Power

Rochester, PA Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Solar cells convert sunlight into electricity through a physical process known as the photovoltaic effect.

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