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Solar Energy in Selbyville, DE

Solar Energy in Selbyville

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Selbyville with an average of 5.59 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Selbyville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Selbyville

The total length of the day in Selbyville, DE today (December 12, 2018) will be 09 hours and 31 minutes. [More]

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Selbyville, DE Solar Energy

Solar Power in Selbyville, DE

Solar Energy Data in Selbyville, DE

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Selbyville, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Selbyville

Based on historical Selbyville, 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 Selbyville. [1]

Selbyville 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 Selbyville that are always titled at the latitude of Selbyville (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 Selbyville

Solar Radiation Data in Selbyville, DE

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Selbyville, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Selbyville

Selbyville, 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 Selbyville is July with an average of 5.59 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 Selbyville (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: Selbyville vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Selbyville

The average monthly solar radiation level in Selbyville, 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 Selbyville 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 Selbyville

Sunrise / Sunset in Selbyville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 12, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:09 am
    • Sunset: 5:40 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:54 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:31
Solar Energy Statistics for Selbyville

Best Months for Solar in Selbyville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.59 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.55 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: March (4.65 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.07 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Selbyville

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

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

Solar Power Output in Selbyville

The Power of Solar in Selbyville, DE

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Selbyville, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Selbyville

Selbyville (DE) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5500.63 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Selbyville is May with an average of 539.42 kWhac, followed by July at 529.99 kWhac and August at 519.04 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Selbyville (Delaware) are December with an average of 330.99 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 355.46 kWhac and January at 380.44 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Selbyville

Selbyville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Selbyville 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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Selbyville 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 Selbyville

Solar Energy Contractors in Selbyville

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Selbyville

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Selbyville

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

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Weather Forecast for Selbyville, DE [5]

Wed Dec 12
45°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 40°F
Max: 45°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Dec 13
46°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 39°F
Max: 49°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 36%
Fri Dec 14
47°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 40°F
Max: 54°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 32%
Sat Dec 15
52°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 45°F
Max: 55°F
: 28 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 62%
Sun Dec 16
47°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 44°F
Max: 47°F
Storm: 24 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Dec 17
46°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 40°F
Max: 46°F
Gale: 18 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Selbyville

About Selbyville

The town of Selbyville, DE in Sussex County has an approximate population of 2,167. [6]

Selbyville Solar Power

Selbyville, DE Solar Energy

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

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