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Solar Energy in Sharpsville, PA

Solar Energy in Sharpsville

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Solar Panels in Sharpsville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Sharpsville

The total length of the day in Sharpsville, PA today (May 31, 2020) will be 14 hours and 58 minutes. [More]

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Sharpsville, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Sharpsville, PA

Solar Energy Data in Sharpsville, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Sharpsville, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Sharpsville

Based on historical Sharpsville, 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 Sharpsville. [1]

Sharpsville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.74 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 11% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.37 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Sharpsville that are always titled at the latitude of Sharpsville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.25 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.74 kWh/m2/day and approximately 26% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.37 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 Sharpsville

Solar Radiation Data in Sharpsville, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Sharpsville, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Sharpsville

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

Solar Power Levels in Sharpsville

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Sharpsville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 31, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:50 am
    • Sunset: 12:49 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:19 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:58
Solar Energy Statistics for Sharpsville

Best Months for Solar in Sharpsville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.46 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.9 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Sharpsville

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

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

Solar Power Output in Sharpsville

The Power of Solar in Sharpsville, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Sharpsville, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Sharpsville

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Cost of Utilities in Sharpsville

Sharpsville Electricity Costs

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

Sun May 31
49°F
Few Clouds
Min: 42°F
Max: 49°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 20%
Mon Jun 1
65°F
Light Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 66°F
Light breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 30%
Tue Jun 2
68°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 97%
Wed Jun 3
76°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 79°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Jun 4
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 76°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Jun 5
81°F
Light Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 55%

More about Sharpsville

About Sharpsville

The borough of Sharpsville, PA in Mercer County has an approximate population of 4,415. [6]

Sharpsville Solar Power

Sharpsville, PA Solar Energy

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

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