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Solar Energy in Rockwood, PA

Solar Energy in Rockwood

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Solar Panels in Rockwood

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Rockwood

The total length of the day in Rockwood, PA today (June 05, 2020) will be 14 hours and 54 minutes. [More]

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Rockwood, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Rockwood, PA

Solar Energy Data in Rockwood, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Rockwood, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Rockwood

Based on historical Rockwood, 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 Rockwood. [1]

Rockwood has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.77 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 13% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.35 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Rockwood that are always titled at the latitude of Rockwood (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.27 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.77 kWh/m2/day and approximately 27% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.35 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 Rockwood

Solar Radiation Data in Rockwood, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Rockwood, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Rockwood

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

Solar Power Levels in Rockwood

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Rockwood

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 05, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:48 am
    • Sunset: 12:42 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:15 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:54
Solar Energy Statistics for Rockwood

Best Months for Solar in Rockwood

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: June (5.25 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.15 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.81 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Rockwood

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

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

Solar Power Output in Rockwood

The Power of Solar in Rockwood, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Rockwood, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Rockwood

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Cost of Utilities in Rockwood

Rockwood Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Rockwood 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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Rockwood 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 Rockwood, PA [5]

Fri Jun 5
73°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 73°F
Calm: 3 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jun 6
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 76°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 25%
Sun Jun 7
67°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 49°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jun 8
71°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 72°F
Light breeze: 6 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 1%
Tue Jun 9
77°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 79°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jun 10
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 78°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 7%

More about Rockwood

About Rockwood

The borough of Rockwood, PA in Somerset County has an approximate population of 890. [6]

Rockwood Solar Power

Rockwood, PA Solar Energy

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

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