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Solar Energy in Sharpsburg, PA

Solar Energy in Sharpsburg

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Solar Panels in Sharpsburg

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Sharpsburg

The total length of the day in Sharpsburg, PA today (February 20, 2020) will be 10 hours and 57 minutes. [More]

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Sharpsburg, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Sharpsburg, PA

Solar Energy Data in Sharpsburg, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Sharpsburg, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Sharpsburg

Based on historical Sharpsburg, 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 Sharpsburg. [1]

Sharpsburg has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.79 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 11% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.42 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Sharpsburg that are always titled at the latitude of Sharpsburg (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.33 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.79 kWh/m2/day and approximately 27% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.42 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 Sharpsburg

Solar Radiation Data in Sharpsburg, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Sharpsburg, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Sharpsburg

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

Solar Power Levels in Sharpsburg

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Sharpsburg

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 20, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:04 pm
    • Sunset: 11:01 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:33 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:57
Solar Energy Statistics for Sharpsburg

Best Months for Solar in Sharpsburg

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.37 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.27 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.83 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Sharpsburg

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

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

Solar Power Output in Sharpsburg

The Power of Solar in Sharpsburg, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Sharpsburg, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Sharpsburg

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Cost of Utilities in Sharpsburg

Sharpsburg Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Sharpsburg averaged 14.07 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in November 2019, which was about 8% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.04¢/kWh in November. [3]

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Sharpsburg Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $11.22 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in November 2019, which was approximately 19% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.43 per Mcf in November. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Sharpsburg

Solar Energy Contractors in Sharpsburg

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Sharpsburg

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Sharpsburg

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

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Weather Forecast for Sharpsburg, PA [5]

Fri Feb 21
31°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 17°F
Max: 34°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Feb 22
40°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 26°F
Max: 42°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 26%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Feb 23
45°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 29°F
Max: 47°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 34%
Mon Feb 24
43°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 34°F
Max: 43°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Feb 25
52°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 39°F
Max: 52°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 92%
Wed Feb 26
44°F
Light Snow
Min: 36°F
Max: 44°F
Light breeze: 5 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 95%

More about Sharpsburg

About Sharpsburg

The borough of Sharpsburg, PA in Allegheny County has an approximate population of 3,446. [6]

Sharpsburg Solar Power

Sharpsburg, PA Solar Energy

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

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The solar energy that strikes the Earth in one hour could provide all of the Earth's energy needs for a complete year.

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