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Solar Energy in Church Creek, MD

Solar Energy in Church Creek

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Church Creek with an average of 5.73 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Church Creek

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Church Creek

The total length of the day in Church Creek, MD today (December 17, 2018) will be 09 hours and 29 minutes. [More]

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Church Creek, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Church Creek, MD

Solar Energy Data in Church Creek, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Church Creek, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Church Creek

Based on historical Church Creek, 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 Church Creek. [1]

Church Creek has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.23 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.26 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Church Creek that are always titled at the latitude of Church Creek (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.93 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.23 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.26 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 Church Creek

Solar Radiation Data in Church Creek, MD

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Church Creek.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Church Creek, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Church Creek

Church Creek, MD has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.66 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Church Creek is June with an average of 5.73 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.64 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.3 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Church Creek (Maryland) are December with an average of 2.83 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.41 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.57 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Church Creek vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Church Creek

The average monthly solar radiation level in Church Creek, MD, of 4.66 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 Church Creek 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 Church Creek

Sunrise / Sunset in Church Creek

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 17, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:16 am
    • Sunset: 5:45 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:01 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:29
Solar Energy Statistics for Church Creek

Best Months for Solar in Church Creek

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.73 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.75 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.96 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.28 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Church Creek

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

However, Church Creek is in Dorchester County and Dorchester County has at least 65 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Church Creek

The Power of Solar in Church Creek, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Church Creek, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Church Creek

Church Creek (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5413.88 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Church Creek is July with an average of 531.28 kWhac, followed by June at 524.49 kWhac and May at 517.54 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Church Creek (Maryland) are December with an average of 296.79 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 353.11 kWhac and January at 359.56 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Church Creek

Church Creek Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Church Creek 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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Church Creek 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 Church Creek

Solar Energy Contractors in Church Creek

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Church Creek

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Church Creek

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

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Weather Forecast for Church Creek, MD [5]

Mon Dec 17
47°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 39°F
Max: 48°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Dec 18
39°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 35°F
Max: 40°F
High wind, near gale: 16 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 19
42°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 32°F
Max: 43°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Dec 20
52°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 38°F
Max: 52°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 96%
Fri Dec 21
50°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 42°F
Max: 50°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Dec 22
51°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 45°F
Max: 51°F
: 17 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 67%

More about Church Creek

About Church Creek

The town of Church Creek, MD in Dorchester County has an approximate population of 125. [6]

Church Creek Solar Power

Church Creek, MD Solar Energy

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

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