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Solar Energy in Delmar, DE

Solar Energy in Delmar

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

Solar Panels in Delmar

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Delmar

The total length of the day in Delmar, DE today (December 18, 2018) will be 09 hours and 29 minutes. [More]

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Delmar, DE Solar Energy

Solar Power in Delmar, DE

Solar Energy Data in Delmar, DE

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Delmar, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Delmar

Based on historical Delmar, 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 Delmar. [1]

Delmar has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.19 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.21 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Delmar that are always titled at the latitude of Delmar (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.89 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.19 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.21 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 Delmar

Solar Radiation Data in Delmar, DE

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Delmar, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Delmar

Delmar, DE has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.66 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Delmar is June with an average of 5.73 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.64 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.3 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Delmar (Delaware) are December with an average of 2.83 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.41 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.57 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Delmar

The average monthly solar radiation level in Delmar, DE, of 4.66 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 Delmar 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 Delmar

Sunrise / Sunset in Delmar

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 18, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:14 am
    • Sunset: 5:43 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:59 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:29
Solar Energy Statistics for Delmar

Best Months for Solar in Delmar

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.73 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.59 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.72 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.09 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Delmar

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

However, Delmar is in Sussex County and Sussex County has at least 1,940 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Delmar

The Power of Solar in Delmar, DE

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Delmar, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Delmar

Delmar (DE) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5414.02 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Delmar is July with an average of 531.37 kWhac, followed by June at 524.58 kWhac and May at 517.62 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Delmar (Delaware) are December with an average of 296.74 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 353.06 kWhac and January at 359.5 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Delmar

Delmar Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Delmar 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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Delmar 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 Delmar

Solar Energy Contractors in Delmar

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Delmar

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Delmar

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

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Weather Forecast for Delmar, DE [5]

Tue Dec 18
40°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 25°F
Max: 40°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 19
45°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 18°F
Max: 45°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 8%
Thu Dec 20
51°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 31°F
Max: 62°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 92%
Fri Dec 21
54°F
Light Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 54°F
Violent Storm: 31 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 63%
Sat Dec 22
47°F
Light Rain
Min: 32°F
Max: 47°F
Gale: 18 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 40%
Sun Dec 23
47°F
Light Rain
Min: 31°F
Max: 47°F
Severe Gale: 20 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Delmar

About Delmar

The town of Delmar, DE in Sussex County has an approximate population of 1,597. [6]

Delmar Solar Power

Delmar, DE Solar Energy

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

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