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Solar Energy in South Bethlehem, PA

Solar Energy in South Bethlehem

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Solar Panels in South Bethlehem

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

Sunrise & Sunset in South Bethlehem

The total length of the day in South Bethlehem, PA today (January 26, 2021) will be 09 hours and 55 minutes. [More]

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South Bethlehem, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in South Bethlehem, PA

Solar Energy Data in South Bethlehem, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for South Bethlehem, PA

Solar Radiation Data in South Bethlehem

Based on historical South Bethlehem, 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 South Bethlehem. [1]

South Bethlehem has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.77 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 10% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.42 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in South Bethlehem that are always titled at the latitude of South Bethlehem (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.3 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.77 kWh/m2/day and approximately 26% 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 South Bethlehem

Solar Radiation Data in South Bethlehem, PA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in South Bethlehem.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for South Bethlehem, PA

Solar Radiation Data in South Bethlehem

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Solar Power Comparison: South Bethlehem vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in South Bethlehem

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average South Bethlehem 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 South Bethlehem

Sunrise / Sunset in South Bethlehem

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 26, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:32 pm
    • Sunset: 10:27 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:30 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:55
Solar Energy Statistics for South Bethlehem

Best Months for Solar in South Bethlehem

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.33 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 South Bethlehem

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

However, South Bethlehem is in Armstrong County and Armstrong County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in South Bethlehem

The Power of Solar in South Bethlehem, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for South Bethlehem, PA

Solar Radiation Data in South Bethlehem

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Cost of Utilities in South Bethlehem

South Bethlehem Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in South Bethlehem averaged 13.93 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2020, which was about 2% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.60¢/kWh in October. [3]

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South Bethlehem Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $13.72 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2020, which was approximately 11% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.35 per Mcf in October. [4]

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Weather Forecast for South Bethlehem, PA [5]

Tue Jan 26
35°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 29°F
Max: 39°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Jan 27
28°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 21°F
Max: 30°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 97%
Thu Jan 28
20°F
Light Snow
Min: 16°F
Max: 21°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 98%
Fri Jan 29
21°F
Light Snow
Min: 12°F
Max: 21°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jan 30
25°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 11°F
Max: 28°F
Light breeze: 4 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 99%
Sun Jan 31
27°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 24°F
Max: 36°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about South Bethlehem

About South Bethlehem

The borough of South Bethlehem, PA in Armstrong County has an approximate population of 481. [6]

South Bethlehem Solar Power

South Bethlehem, PA Solar Energy

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

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