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Solar Energy in Chesapeake City, MD

Solar Energy in Chesapeake City

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Chesapeake City with an average of 5.74 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Chesapeake City

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Chesapeake City

The total length of the day in Chesapeake City, MD today (December 12, 2018) will be 09 hours and 25 minutes. [More]

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Chesapeake City, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Chesapeake City, MD

Solar Energy Data in Chesapeake City, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Chesapeake City, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Chesapeake City

Based on historical Chesapeake City, 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 Chesapeake City. [1]

Chesapeake City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.11 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.14 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Chesapeake City that are always titled at the latitude of Chesapeake City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.83 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.11 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.14 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 Chesapeake City

Solar Radiation Data in Chesapeake City, MD

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Chesapeake City.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Chesapeake City, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Chesapeake City

Chesapeake City, MD 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 Chesapeake City is June with an average of 5.74 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.71 kWh/m2/day and July at 5.58 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Chesapeake City (Maryland) are December with an average of 2.87 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.44 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.49 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Chesapeake City vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Chesapeake City

The average monthly solar radiation level in Chesapeake City, MD, 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 Chesapeake City 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 Chesapeake City

Sunrise / Sunset in Chesapeake City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 12, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:14 am
    • Sunset: 5:39 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:57 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:25
Solar Energy Statistics for Chesapeake City

Best Months for Solar in Chesapeake City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.74 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.68 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.79 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.1 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Chesapeake City

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

However, Chesapeake City is in Cecil County and Cecil County has at least 241 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Chesapeake City

The Power of Solar in Chesapeake City, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Chesapeake City, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Chesapeake City

Chesapeake City (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5459.74 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Chesapeake City is August with an average of 542.38 kWhac, followed by June at 529.98 kWhac and July at 526.37 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Chesapeake City (Maryland) are December with an average of 298.88 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 346.02 kWhac and January at 364.25 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Chesapeake City

Chesapeake City Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Chesapeake City averaged 13.29 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2018, which was about 2% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.01¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Chesapeake City Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $20.80 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2018, which was approximately 20% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.32 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Chesapeake City

Solar Energy Contractors in Chesapeake City

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Chesapeake City

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Chesapeake City

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

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Weather Forecast for Chesapeake City, MD [5]

Wed Dec 12
42°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 32°F
Max: 47°F
: 7 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Dec 13
38°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 32°F
Max: 44°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 88%
Fri Dec 14
44°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 35°F
Max: 51°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 36%
Sat Dec 15
48°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 42°F
Max: 57°F
Gale: 19 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 76%
Sun Dec 16
47°F
Light Rain
Min: 38°F
Max: 47°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Dec 17
45°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 33°F
Max: 45°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 12%

More about Chesapeake City

About Chesapeake City

The town of Chesapeake City, MD in Cecil County has an approximate population of 673. [6]

Chesapeake City Solar Power

Chesapeake City, MD Solar Energy

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

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