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Solar Energy in Ardencroft, DE

Solar Energy in Ardencroft

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Ardencroft with an average of 5.73 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Ardencroft

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Ardencroft

The total length of the day in Ardencroft, DE today (November 18, 2017) will be 09 hours and 50 minutes. [More]

Ardencroft, DE Solar Energy

Solar Power in Ardencroft, DE

Solar Energy Data in Ardencroft, DE

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Ardencroft, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Ardencroft

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

Ardencroft has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.07 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.11 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Ardencroft that are always titled at the latitude of Ardencroft (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.8 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.07 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.11 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.

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Solar Radiation Levels in Ardencroft

Solar Radiation Data in Ardencroft, DE

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Ardencroft, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Ardencroft

Ardencroft, DE has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.68 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Ardencroft is June with an average of 5.73 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.7 kWh/m2/day and July at 5.57 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Ardencroft (Delaware) are December with an average of 2.88 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.44 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.5 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Ardencroft

The average monthly solar radiation level in Ardencroft, DE, of 4.68 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 25% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 29% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Ardencroft 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).

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Solar Data & Statistics for Ardencroft

Sunrise / Sunset in Ardencroft

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 18, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:52 am
    • Sunset: 5:42 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:47 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:50
Solar Energy Statistics for Ardencroft

Best Months for Solar in Ardencroft

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.73 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.62 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.72 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.03 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Ardencroft

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the village of Ardencroft, DE at this current time.

However, Ardencroft is in New Castle County and New Castle County has at least 2,044 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Ardencroft

The Power of Solar in Ardencroft, DE

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Ardencroft, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Ardencroft

Ardencroft (DE) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5457.75 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Ardencroft is August with an average of 541.74 kWhac, followed by June at 528.84 kWhac and July at 525.33 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Ardencroft (Delaware) are December with an average of 299.42 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 346.52 kWhac and January at 364.85 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Ardencroft

Ardencroft Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Ardencroft averaged 13.13 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2017, which was about 0% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.19¢/kWh in August. [3]

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Ardencroft Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Delaware averaged $24.57 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2017, which was approximately 36% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $18.09 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Ardencroft

Solar Energy Contractors in Ardencroft

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Ardencroft, DE.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Ardencroft

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Ardencroft, DE.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Ardencroft

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Ardencroft, DE.

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Weather Forecast for Ardencroft, DE [5]

Sat Nov 18
51°F
Light Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 55°F
High wind, near gale: 16 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 92%
Sun Nov 19
50°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 56°F
: 24 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Nov 20
41°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 36°F
Max: 47°F
Gale: 17 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Nov 21
55°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 33°F
Max: 55°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Nov 22
51°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 38°F
Max: 51°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 77%
Thu Nov 23
43°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 43°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 87%

More about Ardencroft

About Ardencroft

The village of Ardencroft, DE in New Castle County has an approximate population of 231. [6]

Ardencroft Solar Power

Ardencroft, DE Solar Energy

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

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