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Solar Energy in Goldsboro, MD

Solar Energy in Goldsboro

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Goldsboro with an average of 5.76 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Goldsboro

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Goldsboro

The total length of the day in Goldsboro, MD today (October 23, 2017) will be 10 hours and 48 minutes. [More]

Goldsboro, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Goldsboro, MD

Solar Energy Data in Goldsboro, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Goldsboro, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Goldsboro

Based on historical Goldsboro, 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 Goldsboro. [1]

Goldsboro has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.15 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately equal to the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.15 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Goldsboro that are always titled at the latitude of Goldsboro (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.86 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.15 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.15 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 Goldsboro

Solar Radiation Data in Goldsboro, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Goldsboro, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Goldsboro

Goldsboro, 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 Goldsboro is June with an average of 5.76 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.72 kWh/m2/day and July at 5.6 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Goldsboro (Maryland) are December with an average of 2.86 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.43 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.49 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Goldsboro

The average monthly solar radiation level in Goldsboro, 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 Goldsboro 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 Goldsboro

Sunrise / Sunset in Goldsboro

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:22 am
    • Sunset: 6:11 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:47 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:48
Solar Energy Statistics for Goldsboro

Best Months for Solar in Goldsboro

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.76 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.66 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.74 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.14 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Goldsboro

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

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

Solar Power Output in Goldsboro

The Power of Solar in Goldsboro, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Goldsboro, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Goldsboro

Goldsboro (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5462.76 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Goldsboro is August with an average of 543.41 kWhac, followed by June at 531.84 kWhac and July at 528.06 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Goldsboro (Maryland) are December with an average of 297.99 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 345.19 kWhac and January at 363.24 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Goldsboro

Goldsboro Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Goldsboro averaged 13.59 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2017, which was about 4% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.12¢/kWh in July. [3]

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Goldsboro Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $20.74 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July 2017, which was approximately 17% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.75 per Mcf in July. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Goldsboro

Solar Energy Contractors in Goldsboro

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Goldsboro

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Goldsboro

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

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Weather Forecast for Goldsboro, MD [5]

Mon Oct 23
71°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 71°F
Severe Gale: 21 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 88%
Tue Oct 24
71°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 71°F
Severe Gale: 23 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 64%
Wed Oct 25
60°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 45°F
Max: 62°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 8%
Thu Oct 26
56°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 46°F
Max: 56°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Oct 27
63°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 49°F
Max: 63°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Oct 28
68°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 68°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 14%

More about Goldsboro

About Goldsboro

The town of Goldsboro, MD in Caroline County has an approximate population of 246. [6]

Goldsboro Solar Power

Goldsboro, MD Solar Energy

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

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