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Solar Energy in Topton, PA

Solar Energy in Topton

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Solar Panels in Topton

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Topton

The total length of the day in Topton, PA today (July 04, 2020) will be 14 hours and 58 minutes. [More]

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Topton, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Topton, PA

Solar Energy Data in Topton, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Topton, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Topton

Based on historical Topton, 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 Topton. [1]

Topton has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.91 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.73 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Topton that are always titled at the latitude of Topton (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.54 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.91 kWh/m2/day and approximately 22% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.73 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 Topton

Solar Radiation Data in Topton, PA

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Topton, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Topton

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

Solar Power Levels in Topton

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Topton

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 04, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:38 am
    • Sunset: 12:36 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:07 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:58
Solar Energy Statistics for Topton

Best Months for Solar in Topton

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.59 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.6 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Topton

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

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

Solar Power Output in Topton

The Power of Solar in Topton, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Topton, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Topton

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Cost of Utilities in Topton

Topton Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Topton 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]

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Topton 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 Topton, PA [5]

Sat Jul 4
83°F
Light Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 83°F
Calm: 2 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 35%
Sun Jul 5
85°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 67°F
Max: 85°F
Calm: 2 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 67%
Mon Jul 6
88°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 88°F
Calm: 1 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 58%
Tue Jul 7
83°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 40%
Wed Jul 8
86°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 84%
Thu Jul 9
82°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 84°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 95%

More about Topton

About Topton

The borough of Topton, PA in Berks County has an approximate population of 2,069. [6]

Topton Solar Power

Topton, PA Solar Energy

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

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