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Solar Energy in Smicksburg, PA

Solar Energy in Smicksburg

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Solar Panels in Smicksburg

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Smicksburg

The total length of the day in Smicksburg, PA today (April 20, 2019) will be 13 hours and 32 minutes. [More]

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Smicksburg, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Smicksburg, PA

Solar Energy Data in Smicksburg, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Smicksburg, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Smicksburg

Based on historical Smicksburg, 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 Smicksburg. [1]

Smicksburg has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.76 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 10% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.41 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Smicksburg that are always titled at the latitude of Smicksburg (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.28 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.76 kWh/m2/day and approximately 26% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.41 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 Smicksburg

Solar Radiation Data in Smicksburg, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Smicksburg, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Smicksburg

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

Solar Power Levels in Smicksburg

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Smicksburg

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 20, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:29 am
    • Sunset: 12:01 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:15 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:32
Solar Energy Statistics for Smicksburg

Best Months for Solar in Smicksburg

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (5.29 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.24 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.84 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Smicksburg

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

However, Smicksburg is in Indiana County and Indiana County has at least 10 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Smicksburg

The Power of Solar in Smicksburg, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Smicksburg, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Smicksburg

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Cost of Utilities in Smicksburg

Smicksburg Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Smicksburg averaged 12.54 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2019, which was about 1% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.47¢/kWh in January. [3]

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Smicksburg Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $10.30 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2019, which was approximately 9% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.43 per Mcf in January. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Smicksburg

Solar Energy Contractors in Smicksburg

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Smicksburg

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Smicksburg

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

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Weather Forecast for Smicksburg, PA [5]

Sat Apr 20
56°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 56°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 39%
Sun Apr 21
49°F
Light Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 49°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Apr 22
63°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 58%
Tue Apr 23
73°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 73°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 34%
Wed Apr 24
59°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 38°F
Max: 60°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 71%
Thu Apr 25
67°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 42°F
Max: 67°F
Light breeze: 2 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 69%

More about Smicksburg

About Smicksburg

The borough of Smicksburg, PA in Indiana County has an approximate population of 46. [6]

Smicksburg Solar Power

Smicksburg, PA Solar Energy

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

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