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Solar Energy in West Elizabeth, PA

Solar Energy in West Elizabeth

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Solar Panels in West Elizabeth

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

Sunrise & Sunset in West Elizabeth

The total length of the day in West Elizabeth, PA today (July 04, 2020) will be 14 hours and 56 minutes. [More]

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West Elizabeth, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in West Elizabeth, PA

Solar Energy Data in West Elizabeth, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for West Elizabeth, PA

Solar Radiation Data in West Elizabeth

Based on historical West Elizabeth, 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 West Elizabeth. [1]

West Elizabeth has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.84 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 10% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.48 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in West Elizabeth that are always titled at the latitude of West Elizabeth (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.38 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.84 kWh/m2/day and approximately 26% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.48 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 West Elizabeth

Solar Radiation Data in West Elizabeth, PA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in West Elizabeth.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for West Elizabeth, PA

Solar Radiation Data in West Elizabeth

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Solar Power Comparison: West Elizabeth vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in West Elizabeth

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average West Elizabeth 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 West Elizabeth

Sunrise / Sunset in West Elizabeth

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 04, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:55 am
    • Sunset: 12:52 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:24 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:56
Solar Energy Statistics for West Elizabeth

Best Months for Solar in West Elizabeth

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.45 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.35 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.88 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in West Elizabeth

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

However, West Elizabeth is in Allegheny County and Allegheny County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in West Elizabeth

The Power of Solar in West Elizabeth, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for West Elizabeth, PA

Solar Radiation Data in West Elizabeth

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Cost of Utilities in West Elizabeth

West Elizabeth Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in West Elizabeth 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: West Elizabeth

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West Elizabeth 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 West Elizabeth, PA [5]

Sat Jul 4
87°F
Light Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 87°F
Calm: 3 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 41%
Sun Jul 5
90°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 71°F
Max: 90°F
Calm: 3 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 60%
Mon Jul 6
91°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 71°F
Max: 91°F
Light breeze: 4 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 2%
Tue Jul 7
91°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 91°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jul 8
88°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 91°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 87%
Thu Jul 9
91°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 92°F
Light breeze: 4 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 7%

More about West Elizabeth

About West Elizabeth

The borough of West Elizabeth, PA in Allegheny County has an approximate population of 518. [6]

West Elizabeth Solar Power

West Elizabeth, PA Solar Energy

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

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