Solar Energy LocalSolar Energy Local
Solar Energy & Solar Power Resources

Solar Energy in Milford, DE

Solar Energy in Milford

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Milford with an average of 5.77 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Milford

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Milford

The total length of the day in Milford, DE today (February 19, 2019) will be 10 hours and 56 minutes. [More]

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes
Milford, DE Solar Energy

Solar Power in Milford, DE

Solar Energy Data in Milford, DE

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Milford, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Milford

Based on historical Milford, 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 Milford. [1]

Milford has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.13 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.08 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Milford that are always titled at the latitude of Milford (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.81 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.13 kWh/m2/day and approximately 18% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.08 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 Milford

Solar Radiation Data in Milford, DE

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Milford, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Milford

Milford, 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 Milford is June with an average of 5.77 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.72 kWh/m2/day and July at 5.6 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Milford (Delaware) are December with an average of 2.86 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.42 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.48 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes

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

Solar Power Levels in Milford

The average monthly solar radiation level in Milford, 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 Milford 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 Milford

Sunrise / Sunset in Milford

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 19, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:47 am
    • Sunset: 10:43 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:15 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:56
Solar Energy Statistics for Milford

Best Months for Solar in Milford

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.77 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.63 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.75 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.06 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Milford

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

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

Solar Power Output in Milford

The Power of Solar in Milford, DE

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Milford, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Milford

Milford (DE) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5463.49 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Milford is August with an average of 543.66 kWhac, followed by June at 532.3 kWhac and July at 528.48 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Milford (Delaware) are December with an average of 297.76 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 344.98 kWhac and January at 362.98 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Milford

Milford Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Milford 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]

Solar Power Poll: Milford

Vote now: Given all of the data and analysis provided for Milford, is solar power a good choice for residents of this city?

Yes, solar power is a great option  
No, solar power isn't a good option

Milford 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]

Latest Solar News

Solar jobs now outnumber oil jobs in the U.S.

Solar jobs now outnumber oil jobs in the U.S.The Solar Foundation recently published the National Solar Jobs Census 2015, its yearly update of current employment, job trends, and growth projections in the U.S.
Read More

Apple granted another solar-related patent

Apple granted another solar-related patentTechnology powerhouse Apple was granted 53 new patents last week, and one of the new patents deals specifically with technology that is directly related to …
Read More

Could the entire U.S. be powered by solar from just …

Could the entire U.S. be powered by solar from just … Business magnate Elon Musk is known for his roles in various aspects of technology and business — from PayPal to SpaceX — and he is …
Read More

Solar Businesses in Milford

Solar Energy Contractors in Milford

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

Our search for solar contractors companies located in Milford produced no matches.

Solar Energy Equipment in Milford

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

Sorry, no local business selling solar equipment were found.

Our search for companies selling solar parts located in Milford produced no matches.

Energy Conservation Consultants in Milford

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

Sorry, no local energy conservation specialists were found.

Our search for energy conservation specialists located in Milford produced no matches.

Weather Forecast for Milford, DE [5]

Tue Feb 19
38°F
Few Clouds
Min: 28°F
Max: 39°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 24%
Wed Feb 20
34°F
Snow
Min: 30°F
Max: 44°F
High wind, near gale: 15 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Feb 21
53°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 38°F
Max: 53°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Feb 22
43°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 25°F
Max: 43°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 3%
Sat Feb 23
44°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 23°F
Max: 44°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 92%
Sun Feb 24
50°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 51°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 99%

More about Milford

About Milford

The city of Milford, DE in Sussex County has an approximate population of 9,559. [6]

Milford Solar Power

Milford, DE Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Various missions to space by different countries are known to utilize solar energy as a main power source.

Other Cities in Delaware

ZIP Codes in DE


Go

References