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Solar Energy in Frostburg, MD

Solar Energy in Frostburg

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Frostburg with an average of 5.13 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Frostburg

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Frostburg

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

Frostburg, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Frostburg, MD

Solar Energy Data in Frostburg, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Frostburg, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Frostburg

Based on historical Frostburg, 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 Frostburg. [1]

Frostburg has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.89 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.74 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Frostburg that are always titled at the latitude of Frostburg (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.5 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.89 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.74 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 Frostburg

Solar Radiation Data in Frostburg, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Frostburg, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Frostburg

Frostburg, MD has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.13 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Frostburg is June with an average of 5.13 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.1 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.08 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Frostburg (Maryland) are December with an average of 2.37 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 2.85 kWh/m2/day and January at 2.86 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Frostburg

The average monthly solar radiation level in Frostburg, MD, of 4.13 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 11% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 37% 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 Frostburg 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 Frostburg

Sunrise / Sunset in Frostburg

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 19, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:01 am
    • Sunset: 7:16 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:09 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:15
Solar Energy Statistics for Frostburg

Best Months for Solar in Frostburg

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.13 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: June (5.28 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.34 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.87 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Frostburg

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

However, Frostburg is in Allegany County and Allegany County has at least 40 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Frostburg

The Power of Solar in Frostburg, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Frostburg, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Frostburg

Frostburg (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4835.14 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Frostburg is May with an average of 496.21 kWhac, followed by July at 488.67 kWhac and August at 482.04 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Frostburg (Maryland) are December with an average of 248.09 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 284.09 kWhac and January at 301.38 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Frostburg

Frostburg Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Frostburg 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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Frostburg 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 Frostburg

Solar Energy Contractors in Frostburg

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Frostburg

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Frostburg

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

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Weather Forecast for Frostburg, MD [5]

Tue Sep 19
77°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 77°F
Light breeze: 1 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 20
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 78°F
Light breeze: 3 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 21
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 57°F
Max: 79°F
Light breeze: 2 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Sep 22
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 2%
Sat Sep 23
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Sep 24
77°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 57°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Frostburg

About Frostburg

The city of Frostburg, MD in Allegany County has an approximate population of 9,002. [6]

Frostburg Solar Power

Frostburg, MD Solar Energy

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

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