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Solar Energy in Youngwood, PA

Solar Energy in Youngwood

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Solar Panels in Youngwood

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Youngwood

The total length of the day in Youngwood, PA today (January 26, 2021) will be 09 hours and 59 minutes. [More]

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Youngwood, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Youngwood, PA

Solar Energy Data in Youngwood, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Youngwood, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Youngwood

Based on historical Youngwood, 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 Youngwood. [1]

Youngwood has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.82 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 12% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.42 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Youngwood that are always titled at the latitude of Youngwood (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.35 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.82 kWh/m2/day and approximately 27% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.42 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 Youngwood

Solar Radiation Data in Youngwood, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Youngwood, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Youngwood

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

Solar Power Levels in Youngwood

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Youngwood

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 26, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:31 pm
    • Sunset: 10:30 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:31 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:59
Solar Energy Statistics for Youngwood

Best Months for Solar in Youngwood

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.39 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.21 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.84 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Youngwood

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

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

Solar Power Output in Youngwood

The Power of Solar in Youngwood, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Youngwood, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Youngwood

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Cost of Utilities in Youngwood

Youngwood Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Youngwood 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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Youngwood 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 Youngwood, PA [5]

Tue Jan 26
43°F
Light Rain
Min: 31°F
Max: 47°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 90%
Wed Jan 27
31°F
Light Snow
Min: 25°F
Max: 35°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 90%
Thu Jan 28
25°F
Light Snow
Min: 19°F
Max: 25°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 96%
Fri Jan 29
26°F
Light Snow
Min: 17°F
Max: 26°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 93%
Sat Jan 30
32°F
Light Snow
Min: 16°F
Max: 33°F
Light breeze: 6 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 95%
Sun Jan 31
34°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 29°F
Max: 40°F
Light breeze: 6 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Youngwood

About Youngwood

The borough of Youngwood, PA in Westmoreland County has an approximate population of 3,050. [6]

Youngwood Solar Power

Youngwood, PA Solar Energy

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

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