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Solar Energy in Boonsboro, MD

Solar Energy in Boonsboro

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Boonsboro with an average of 5.63 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Boonsboro

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Boonsboro

The total length of the day in Boonsboro, MD today (December 14, 2017) will be 09 hours and 23 minutes. [More]

Boonsboro, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Boonsboro, MD

Solar Energy Data in Boonsboro, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Boonsboro, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Boonsboro

Based on historical Boonsboro, MD data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Boonsboro. [1]

Boonsboro has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.05 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.94 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Boonsboro that are always titled at the latitude of Boonsboro (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.7 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.05 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.94 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.

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Solar Radiation Levels in Boonsboro

Solar Radiation Data in Boonsboro, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Boonsboro, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Boonsboro

Boonsboro, MD has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.68 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Boonsboro is June with an average of 5.63 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.44 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.37 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Boonsboro (Maryland) are December with an average of 3.02 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.57 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.6 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Boonsboro

The average monthly solar radiation level in Boonsboro, MD, of 4.68 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 Boonsboro 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).

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Solar Data & Statistics for Boonsboro

Sunrise / Sunset in Boonsboro

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 14, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:24 am
    • Sunset: 4:48 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:06 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:23
Solar Energy Statistics for Boonsboro

Best Months for Solar in Boonsboro

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.63 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.6 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.63 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.09 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Boonsboro

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

However, Boonsboro is in Washington County and Washington County has at least 210 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Boonsboro

The Power of Solar in Boonsboro, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Boonsboro, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Boonsboro

Boonsboro (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5429.48 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Boonsboro is June with an average of 520.88 kWhac, followed by July at 511.35 kWhac and April at 509.84 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Boonsboro (Maryland) are December with an average of 312.11 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 352.64 kWhac and January at 381.51 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Boonsboro

Boonsboro Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Boonsboro averaged 13.93 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2017, which was about 5% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.30¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Boonsboro Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $20.03 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2017, which was approximately 18% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.01 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Boonsboro

Solar Energy Contractors in Boonsboro

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Boonsboro, MD.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Boonsboro

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Boonsboro, MD.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Boonsboro

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Boonsboro, MD.

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Weather Forecast for Boonsboro, MD [5]

Thu Dec 14
27°F
Few Clouds
Min: 21°F
Max: 27°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 20%
Fri Dec 15
28°F
Light Snow
Min: 15°F
Max: 29°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 80%
Sat Dec 16
38°F
Light Snow
Min: 14°F
Max: 38°F
Gale: 17 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Dec 17
33°F
Light Rain
Min: 16°F
Max: 33°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 83%
Mon Dec 18
46°F
Light Rain
Min: 34°F
Max: 46°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 98%
Tue Dec 19
47°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 36°F
Max: 47°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 1%

More about Boonsboro

About Boonsboro

The town of Boonsboro, MD in Washington County has an approximate population of 3,336. [6]

Boonsboro Solar Power

Boonsboro, MD Solar Energy

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

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