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Solar Energy in Funkstown, MD

Solar Energy in Funkstown

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Solar Panels in Funkstown

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Funkstown

The total length of the day in Funkstown, MD today (March 23, 2019) will be 12 hours and 17 minutes. [More]

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Funkstown, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Funkstown, MD

Solar Energy Data in Funkstown, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Funkstown, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Funkstown

Based on historical Funkstown, 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 Funkstown. [1]

Funkstown has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.03 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.92 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Funkstown that are always titled at the latitude of Funkstown (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.69 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.03 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.92 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 Funkstown

Solar Radiation Data in Funkstown, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Funkstown, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Funkstown

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

Solar Power Levels in Funkstown

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Funkstown 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 Funkstown

Sunrise / Sunset in Funkstown

  • Sunrise/Sunset for March 23, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:08 am
    • Sunset: 11:25 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:17 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:17
Solar Energy Statistics for Funkstown

Best Months for Solar in Funkstown

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.56 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.56 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.07 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Funkstown

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

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

Solar Power Output in Funkstown

The Power of Solar in Funkstown, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Funkstown, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Funkstown

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Cost of Utilities in Funkstown

Funkstown Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Funkstown averaged 13.24 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in December 2018, which was about 6% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.47¢/kWh in December. [3]

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Funkstown Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $11.78 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in December 2018, which was approximately 22% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.63 per Mcf in December. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Funkstown

Solar Energy Contractors in Funkstown

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Funkstown

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Funkstown

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

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Weather Forecast for Funkstown, MD [5]

Sat Mar 23
46°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 33°F
Max: 48°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Mar 24
56°F
Light Rain
Min: 27°F
Max: 56°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 36%
Mon Mar 25
45°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 36°F
Max: 46°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 92%
Tue Mar 26
41°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 21°F
Max: 41°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Mar 27
49°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 21°F
Max: 49°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Mar 28
52°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 26°F
Max: 52°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Funkstown

About Funkstown

The town of Funkstown, MD in Washington County has an approximate population of 904. [6]

Funkstown Solar Power

Funkstown, MD Solar Energy

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

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