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Solar Power in 20165 (Sterling, VA)

Solar Energy in 20165

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Solar Panels in 20165

Solar panels in 20165 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 20165

The total length of the day in 20165 (Sterling, VA) today (September 21, 2020) will be 12 hours and 07 minutes. [More]

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20165 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 20165 (Sterling, VA)

Solar Energy Data for 20165

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 20165.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 20165

Solar Radiation Data in 20165

Based on historical 20165 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 20165. [1]

The region associated with 20165 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.15 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.36 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 20165 that are always titled at the latitude of Sterling (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.88 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.15 kWh/m2/day and approximately 12% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.36 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 20165

Solar Radiation Data in 20165

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 20165

Solar Radiation Data in 20165

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Solar Power Comparison: 20165 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 20165

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Solar Power: 20165 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 20165 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 20165

Sunrise / Sunset in 20165

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 21, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:58 am
    • Sunset: 11:05 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:01 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:07
Solar Energy Statistics for 20165

Best Months for Solar in 20165

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.53 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.91 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.07 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 20165

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 20165 at this current time.

However, 20165 is in Loudoun County and Loudoun County (VA) has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 20165

The Power of Solar in 20165

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 20165. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 20165. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 20165

Solar Radiation Data in 20165

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Weather Forecast for 20165 [5]

Mon Sep 21
64°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 44°F
Max: 64°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Sep 22
66°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 45°F
Max: 67°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 23
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 52°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 24
76°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 59°F
Max: 76°F
Light breeze: 4 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Sep 25
77°F
Few Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 77°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 12%
Sat Sep 26
77°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 64°F
Max: 78°F
Light breeze: 6 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 88%

More about 20165

About 20165

The ZIP code 20165 is associated with the city of Sterling in Loudoun County in Virginia.

20165 Solar Power

20165 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 20165, or for more solar-related resources for VA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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