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Solar Energy in Dagsboro, DE

Solar Energy in Dagsboro

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Dagsboro with an average of 5.58 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Dagsboro

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Dagsboro

The total length of the day in Dagsboro, DE today (February 19, 2019) will be 10 hours and 57 minutes. [More]

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Dagsboro, DE Solar Energy

Solar Power in Dagsboro, DE

Solar Energy Data in Dagsboro, DE

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Dagsboro, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Dagsboro

Based on historical Dagsboro, 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 Dagsboro. [1]

Dagsboro has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.16 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.17 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Dagsboro that are always titled at the latitude of Dagsboro (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.87 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.16 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.17 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 Dagsboro

Solar Radiation Data in Dagsboro, DE

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Dagsboro, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Dagsboro

Dagsboro, DE has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.69 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Dagsboro is July with an average of 5.58 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.52 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.47 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Dagsboro (Delaware) are December with an average of 3.15 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.57 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.58 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Dagsboro

The average monthly solar radiation level in Dagsboro, DE, of 4.69 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 26% 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 Dagsboro 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 Dagsboro

Sunrise / Sunset in Dagsboro

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 19, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:45 am
    • Sunset: 10:43 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:14 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:57
Solar Energy Statistics for Dagsboro

Best Months for Solar in Dagsboro

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.54 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.64 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.07 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Dagsboro

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

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

Solar Power Output in Dagsboro

The Power of Solar in Dagsboro, DE

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Dagsboro, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Dagsboro

Dagsboro (DE) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5500.21 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Dagsboro is May with an average of 539.14 kWhac, followed by July at 529.69 kWhac and August at 518.85 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Dagsboro (Delaware) are December with an average of 331.2 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 355.64 kWhac and January at 380.66 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Dagsboro

Dagsboro Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Dagsboro averaged 12.87 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in November 2018, which was about 1% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.95¢/kWh in November. [3]

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Dagsboro Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Delaware averaged $12.89 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in November 2018, which was approximately 37% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.43 per Mcf in November. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Dagsboro

Solar Energy Contractors in Dagsboro

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Dagsboro

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Dagsboro

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

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Weather Forecast for Dagsboro, DE [5]

Tue Feb 19
37°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 36°F
Max: 39°F
High wind, near gale: 15 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Feb 20
38°F
Snow
Min: 35°F
Max: 49°F
Gale: 20 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Feb 21
49°F
Light Rain
Min: 42°F
Max: 51°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 20%
Fri Feb 22
45°F
Light Rain
Min: 23°F
Max: 45°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 22%
Sat Feb 23
47°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 20°F
Max: 47°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 93%
Sun Feb 24
57°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 58°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 99%

More about Dagsboro

About Dagsboro

The town of Dagsboro, DE in Sussex County has an approximate population of 805. [6]

Dagsboro Solar Power

Dagsboro, DE Solar Energy

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

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