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Solar Energy in Clear Spring, MD

Solar Energy in Clear Spring

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

Solar Panels in Clear Spring

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Clear Spring

The total length of the day in Clear Spring, MD today (September 19, 2017) will be 12 hours and 15 minutes. [More]

Clear Spring, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Clear Spring, MD

Solar Energy Data in Clear Spring, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Clear Spring, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Clear Spring

Based on historical Clear Spring, 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 Clear Spring. [1]

Clear Spring has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.01 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.88 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Clear Spring that are always titled at the latitude of Clear Spring (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.66 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.01 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.88 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 Clear Spring

Solar Radiation Data in Clear Spring, MD

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Clear Spring.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Clear Spring, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Clear Spring

Clear Spring, 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 Clear Spring is June with an average of 5.63 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.43 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.36 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Clear Spring (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 3.61 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Clear Spring vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Clear Spring

The average monthly solar radiation level in Clear Spring, 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 Clear Spring 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 Clear Spring

Sunrise / Sunset in Clear Spring

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 19, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:57 am
    • Sunset: 7:12 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:05 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:15
Solar Energy Statistics for Clear Spring

Best Months for Solar in Clear Spring

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.63 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.54 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.54 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.06 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Clear Spring

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

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

Solar Power Output in Clear Spring

The Power of Solar in Clear Spring, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Clear Spring, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Clear Spring

Clear Spring (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5428.42 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Clear Spring is June with an average of 520.29 kWhac, followed by July at 510.83 kWhac and April at 509.57 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Clear Spring (Maryland) are December with an average of 312.4 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 352.9 kWhac and January at 381.84 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Clear Spring

Clear Spring Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Clear Spring averaged 14.22 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2017, which was about 8% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.22¢/kWh in June. [3]

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Clear Spring Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $0.00 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2017, which was approximately 100% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.98 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Clear Spring

Solar Energy Contractors in Clear Spring

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Clear Spring

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Clear Spring

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

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Weather Forecast for Clear Spring, MD [5]

Tue Sep 19
77°F
Light Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 20
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 21
82°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Sep 22
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 2 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 43%
Sat Sep 23
82°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 82°F
Light breeze: 2 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 1%
Sun Sep 24
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 80°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Clear Spring

About Clear Spring

The town of Clear Spring, MD in Washington County has an approximate population of 358. [6]

Clear Spring Solar Power

Clear Spring, MD Solar Energy

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

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