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Solar Energy in Union Dale, PA

Solar Energy in Union Dale

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Solar Panels in Union Dale

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Union Dale

The total length of the day in Union Dale, PA today (January 26, 2021) will be 09 hours and 52 minutes. [More]

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Union Dale, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Union Dale, PA

Solar Energy Data in Union Dale, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Union Dale, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Union Dale

Based on historical Union Dale, 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 Union Dale. [1]

Union Dale has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.72 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.49 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Union Dale that are always titled at the latitude of Union Dale (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.27 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.72 kWh/m2/day and approximately 22% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.49 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 Union Dale

Solar Radiation Data in Union Dale, PA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Union Dale.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Union Dale, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Union Dale

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Solar Power Comparison: Union Dale vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Union Dale

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Union Dale 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 Union Dale

Sunrise / Sunset in Union Dale

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 26, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:18 pm
    • Sunset: 10:10 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:14 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:52
Solar Energy Statistics for Union Dale

Best Months for Solar in Union Dale

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.33 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.74 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Union Dale

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

However, Union Dale is in Susquehanna County and Susquehanna County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Union Dale

The Power of Solar in Union Dale, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Union Dale, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Union Dale

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Cost of Utilities in Union Dale

Union Dale Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Union Dale 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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Union Dale 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 Union Dale, PA [5]

Tue Jan 26
23°F
Snow
Min: 20°F
Max: 28°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 96%
Wed Jan 27
25°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 18°F
Max: 33°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Jan 28
16°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 8°F
Max: 18°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Jan 29
9°F
Light Snow
Min: 5°F
Max: 10°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jan 30
17°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 6°F
Max: 18°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 62%
Sun Jan 31
21°F
Snow
Min: 9°F
Max: 25°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Union Dale

About Union Dale

The borough of Union Dale, PA in Susquehanna County has an approximate population of 267. [6]

Union Dale Solar Power

Union Dale, PA Solar Energy

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

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