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Solar Energy in Slaughter Beach, DE

Solar Energy in Slaughter Beach

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Slaughter Beach with an average of 5.57 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Slaughter Beach

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Slaughter Beach

The total length of the day in Slaughter Beach, DE today (January 15, 2019) will be 09 hours and 45 minutes. [More]

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Slaughter Beach, DE Solar Energy

Solar Power in Slaughter Beach, DE

Solar Energy Data in Slaughter Beach, DE

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Slaughter Beach, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Slaughter Beach

Based on historical Slaughter Beach, 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 Slaughter Beach. [1]

Slaughter Beach has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.15 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.13 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Slaughter Beach that are always titled at the latitude of Slaughter Beach (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.84 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.15 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.13 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 Slaughter Beach

Solar Radiation Data in Slaughter Beach, DE

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Slaughter Beach.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Slaughter Beach, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Slaughter Beach

Slaughter Beach, 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 Slaughter Beach is July with an average of 5.57 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.51 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.46 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Slaughter Beach (Delaware) are December with an average of 3.16 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.58 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.59 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Slaughter Beach vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Slaughter Beach

The average monthly solar radiation level in Slaughter Beach, 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 Slaughter Beach 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 Slaughter Beach

Sunrise / Sunset in Slaughter Beach

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 15, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:18 am
    • Sunset: 6:03 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:10 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:45
Solar Energy Statistics for Slaughter Beach

Best Months for Solar in Slaughter Beach

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.63 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.76 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.06 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Slaughter Beach

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

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

Solar Power Output in Slaughter Beach

The Power of Solar in Slaughter Beach, DE

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Slaughter Beach, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Slaughter Beach

Slaughter Beach (DE) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5498.36 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Slaughter Beach is May with an average of 537.98 kWhac, followed by July at 528.45 kWhac and August at 518.07 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Slaughter Beach (Delaware) are December with an average of 332.04 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 356.37 kWhac and January at 381.55 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Slaughter Beach

Slaughter Beach Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Slaughter Beach averaged 13.89 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2018, which was about 8% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.87¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Slaughter Beach Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Delaware averaged $20.85 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2018, which was approximately 70% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.26 per Mcf in October. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Slaughter Beach

Solar Energy Contractors in Slaughter Beach

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Slaughter Beach

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Slaughter Beach

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

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Weather Forecast for Slaughter Beach, DE [5]

Tue Jan 15
33°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 32°F
Max: 33°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 32%
Wed Jan 16
40°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 34°F
Max: 40°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 8%
Thu Jan 17
33°F
Light Rain
Min: 30°F
Max: 39°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 24%
Fri Jan 18
40°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 21°F
Max: 40°F
Strong breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jan 19
44°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 31°F
Max: 53°F
High wind, near gale: 17 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 99%
Sun Jan 20
42°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 28°F
Max: 50°F
Storm: 25 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Slaughter Beach

About Slaughter Beach

The town of Slaughter Beach, DE in Sussex County has an approximate population of 207. [6]

Slaughter Beach Solar Power

Slaughter Beach, DE Solar Energy

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

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