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Solar Energy in Summerhill, PA

Solar Energy in Summerhill

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Solar Panels in Summerhill

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Summerhill

The total length of the day in Summerhill, PA today (July 16, 2020) will be 14 hours and 43 minutes. [More]

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Summerhill, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Summerhill, PA

Solar Energy Data in Summerhill, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Summerhill, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Summerhill

Based on historical Summerhill, 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 Summerhill. [1]

Summerhill 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 Summerhill that are always titled at the latitude of Summerhill (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.29 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 Summerhill

Solar Radiation Data in Summerhill, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Summerhill, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Summerhill

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

Solar Power Levels in Summerhill

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Summerhill

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 16, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:59 am
    • Sunset: 12:42 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:21 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:43
Solar Energy Statistics for Summerhill

Best Months for Solar in Summerhill

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.22 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (4.06 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.7 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Summerhill

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

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

Solar Power Output in Summerhill

The Power of Solar in Summerhill, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Summerhill, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Summerhill

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Cost of Utilities in Summerhill

Summerhill Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Summerhill averaged 13.76 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2020, which was about 4% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in April. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Summerhill

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Summerhill Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $11.16 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2020, which was approximately 4% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.68 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Summerhill, PA [5]

Thu Jul 16
77°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 77°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 36%
Fri Jul 17
81°F
Light Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 68%
Sat Jul 18
88°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 68°F
Max: 88°F
Calm: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 26%
Sun Jul 19
87°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jul 20
84°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 84°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 76%
Tue Jul 21
80°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 82°F
Light breeze: 5 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 80%

More about Summerhill

About Summerhill

The borough of Summerhill, PA in Cambria County has an approximate population of 490. [6]

Summerhill Solar Power

Summerhill, PA Solar Energy

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

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