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Solar Energy in West Mifflin, PA

Solar Energy in West Mifflin

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Solar Panels in West Mifflin

Solar panels in West Mifflin 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 Mifflin

The total length of the day in West Mifflin, PA today (September 23, 2020) will be 12 hours and 01 minutes. [More]

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West Mifflin, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in West Mifflin, PA

Solar Energy Data in West Mifflin, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for West Mifflin, PA

Solar Radiation Data in West Mifflin

Based on historical West Mifflin, 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 Mifflin. [1]

West Mifflin has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.83 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 11% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.45 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in West Mifflin that are always titled at the latitude of West Mifflin (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.36 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.83 kWh/m2/day and approximately 26% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.45 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 Mifflin

Solar Radiation Data in West Mifflin, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for West Mifflin, PA

Solar Radiation Data in West Mifflin

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

Solar Power Levels in West Mifflin

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in West Mifflin

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 23, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:10 am
    • Sunset: 11:11 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:11 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:01
Solar Energy Statistics for West Mifflin

Best Months for Solar in West Mifflin

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.36 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (4.23 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.85 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in West Mifflin

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

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

Solar Power Output in West Mifflin

The Power of Solar in West Mifflin, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for West Mifflin, PA

Solar Radiation Data in West Mifflin

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Cost of Utilities in West Mifflin

West Mifflin Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in West Mifflin averaged 13.61 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2020, which was about 2% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in June. [3]

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West Mifflin Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $16.47 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2020, which was approximately 7% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.37 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Weather Forecast for West Mifflin, PA [5]

Wed Sep 23
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 49°F
Max: 74°F
Light breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 24
75°F
Light Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 5 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 99%
Fri Sep 25
78°F
Few Clouds
Min: 56°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 20%
Sat Sep 26
76°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 56°F
Max: 77°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 33%
Sun Sep 27
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 28
68°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 60%

More about West Mifflin

About West Mifflin

The borough of West Mifflin, PA in Allegheny County has an approximate population of 20,313. [6]

West Mifflin Solar Power

West Mifflin, PA Solar Energy

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

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