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Solar Energy in Delaware City, DE

Solar Energy in Delaware City

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Delaware City with an average of 5.74 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Delaware City

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Delaware City

The total length of the day in Delaware City, DE today (December 18, 2018) will be 09 hours and 22 minutes. [More]

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Delaware City, DE Solar Energy

Solar Power in Delaware City, DE

Solar Energy Data in Delaware City, DE

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Delaware City, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Delaware City

Based on historical Delaware City, 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 Delaware City. [1]

Delaware City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.1 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately equal to the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.1 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Delaware City that are always titled at the latitude of Delaware City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.81 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.1 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.1 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 Delaware City

Solar Radiation Data in Delaware City, DE

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Delaware City.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Delaware City, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Delaware City

Delaware City, 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 Delaware City is June with an average of 5.74 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.71 kWh/m2/day and July at 5.58 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Delaware City (Delaware) are December with an average of 2.87 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.44 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.5 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Delaware City vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Delaware City

The average monthly solar radiation level in Delaware City, 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 Delaware City 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 Delaware City

Sunrise / Sunset in Delaware City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 18, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:17 am
    • Sunset: 5:40 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:59 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:22
Solar Energy Statistics for Delaware City

Best Months for Solar in Delaware City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.74 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.69 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.8 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.09 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Delaware City

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

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

Solar Power Output in Delaware City

The Power of Solar in Delaware City, DE

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Delaware City, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Delaware City

Delaware City (DE) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5459.34 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Delaware City is August with an average of 542.25 kWhac, followed by June at 529.75 kWhac and July at 526.16 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Delaware City (Delaware) are December with an average of 298.99 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 346.12 kWhac and January at 364.37 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Delaware City

Delaware City Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Delaware City averaged 12.38 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2018, which was about 5% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.01¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Delaware City Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Delaware averaged $24.29 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2018, which was approximately 40% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.32 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Delaware City

Solar Energy Contractors in Delaware City

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Delaware City

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Delaware City

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

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Weather Forecast for Delaware City, DE [5]

Tue Dec 18
34°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 25°F
Max: 34°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 19
40°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 21°F
Max: 41°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 32%
Thu Dec 20
44°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 28°F
Max: 56°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 92%
Fri Dec 21
52°F
Light Rain
Min: 45°F
Max: 52°F
Storm: 24 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 71%
Sat Dec 22
43°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 35°F
Max: 43°F
Severe Gale: 21 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 38%
Sun Dec 23
41°F
Light Rain
Min: 30°F
Max: 41°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 94%

More about Delaware City

About Delaware City

The city of Delaware City, DE in New Castle County has an approximate population of 1,695. [6]

Delaware City Solar Power

Delaware City, DE Solar Energy

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

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