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Solar Energy in Towanda, PA

Solar Energy in Towanda

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Solar Panels in Towanda

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Towanda

The total length of the day in Towanda, PA today (June 01, 2020) will be 15 hours and 01 minutes. [More]

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Towanda, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Towanda, PA

Solar Energy Data in Towanda, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Towanda, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Towanda

Based on historical Towanda, 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 Towanda. [1]

Towanda has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.75 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.51 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Towanda that are always titled at the latitude of Towanda (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.32 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.75 kWh/m2/day and approximately 23% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.51 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 Towanda

Solar Radiation Data in Towanda, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Towanda, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Towanda

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

Solar Power Levels in Towanda

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Towanda

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 01, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:32 am
    • Sunset: 12:34 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:03 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:01
Solar Energy Statistics for Towanda

Best Months for Solar in Towanda

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.4 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.41 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.82 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Towanda

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

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

Solar Power Output in Towanda

The Power of Solar in Towanda, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Towanda, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Towanda

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Cost of Utilities in Towanda

Towanda Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Towanda averaged 13.75 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in March 2020, which was about 5% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.08¢/kWh in March. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Towanda

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Towanda Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $10.92 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2020, which was approximately 11% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.86 per Mcf in March. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Towanda, PA [5]

Mon Jun 1
65°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 49°F
Max: 67°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 37%
Tue Jun 2
61°F
Light Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 62°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Jun 3
72°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 90%
Thu Jun 4
79°F
Few Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 79°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 13%
Fri Jun 5
83°F
Light Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 83°F
Light breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 23%
Sat Jun 6
71°F
Light Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 71°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 16%

More about Towanda

About Towanda

The borough of Towanda, PA in Bradford County has an approximate population of 2,919. [6]

Towanda Solar Power

Towanda, PA Solar Energy

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

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