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Solar Energy in South New Castle, PA

Solar Energy in South New Castle

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Solar Panels in South New Castle

Solar panels in South New Castle 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 New Castle

The total length of the day in South New Castle, PA today (May 18, 2021) will be 14 hours and 36 minutes. [More]

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South New Castle, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in South New Castle, PA

Solar Energy Data in South New Castle, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for South New Castle, PA

Solar Radiation Data in South New Castle

Based on historical South New Castle, 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 New Castle. [1]

South New Castle has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 10% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.44 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in South New Castle that are always titled at the latitude of South New Castle (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.33 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.8 kWh/m2/day and approximately 26% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.44 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 New Castle

Solar Radiation Data in South New Castle, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for South New Castle, PA

Solar Radiation Data in South New Castle

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Solar Power Comparison: South New Castle vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in South New Castle

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average South New Castle 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 New Castle

Sunrise / Sunset in South New Castle

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 18, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:59 am
    • Sunset: 12:35 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:17 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:36
Solar Energy Statistics for South New Castle

Best Months for Solar in South New Castle

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.43 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.43 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.87 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in South New Castle

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

However, South New Castle is in Lawrence County and Lawrence County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in South New Castle

The Power of Solar in South New Castle, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for South New Castle, PA

Solar Radiation Data in South New Castle

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Cost of Utilities in South New Castle

South New Castle Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in South New Castle averaged 13.08 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2021, which was about 2% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.34¢/kWh in February. [3]

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South New Castle Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $9.93 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2021, which was approximately 4% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.55 per Mcf in February. [4]

Weather Forecast for South New Castle, PA [5]

Tue May 18
73°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 4 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed May 19
75°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 77°F
Light breeze: 4 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu May 20
79°F
Light Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 79°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 99%
Fri May 21
77°F
Light Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 79°F
Light breeze: 5 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 99%
Sat May 22
76°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 54%
Sun May 23
79°F
Light Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 79°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 72%

More about South New Castle

About South New Castle

The borough of South New Castle, PA in Lawrence County has an approximate population of 709. [6]

South New Castle Solar Power

South New Castle, PA Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

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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