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Solar Energy in Highland Beach, MD

Solar Energy in Highland Beach

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Highland Beach with an average of 5.71 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Highland Beach

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Highland Beach

The total length of the day in Highland Beach, MD today (October 23, 2017) will be 10 hours and 51 minutes. [More]

Highland Beach, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Highland Beach, MD

Solar Energy Data in Highland Beach, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Highland Beach, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Highland Beach

Based on historical Highland Beach, 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 Highland Beach. [1]

Highland Beach has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.14 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.08 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Highland Beach that are always titled at the latitude of Highland Beach (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.82 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.14 kWh/m2/day and approximately 18% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.08 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 Highland Beach

Solar Radiation Data in Highland Beach, MD

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Highland Beach.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Highland Beach, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Highland Beach

Highland Beach, MD has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.65 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Highland Beach is June with an average of 5.71 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.62 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.29 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Highland Beach (Maryland) are December with an average of 2.83 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.42 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.57 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Highland Beach vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Highland Beach

The average monthly solar radiation level in Highland Beach, MD, of 4.65 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 30% 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 Highland Beach 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 Highland Beach

Sunrise / Sunset in Highland Beach

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:24 am
    • Sunset: 6:15 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:50 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:51
Solar Energy Statistics for Highland Beach

Best Months for Solar in Highland Beach

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.71 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.73 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.8 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.19 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Highland Beach

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

However, Highland Beach is in Anne Arundel County and Anne Arundel County has at least 1,289 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Highland Beach

The Power of Solar in Highland Beach, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Highland Beach, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Highland Beach

Highland Beach (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5411.38 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Highland Beach is July with an average of 529.79 kWhac, followed by June at 522.86 kWhac and May at 516.24 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Highland Beach (Maryland) are December with an average of 297.59 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 353.93 kWhac and January at 360.46 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Highland Beach

Highland Beach Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Highland Beach 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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Highland Beach 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 Highland Beach

Solar Energy Contractors in Highland Beach

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Highland Beach

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Highland Beach

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

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Weather Forecast for Highland Beach, MD [5]

Mon Oct 23
71°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 72°F
Severe Gale: 22 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Oct 24
68°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 70°F
High wind, near gale: 16 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 99%
Cloud cover: 92%
Wed Oct 25
57°F
Light Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 59°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 0%
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 Highland Beach

About Highland Beach

The town of Highland Beach, MD in Anne Arundel County has an approximate population of 96. [6]

Highland Beach Solar Power

Highland Beach, MD Solar Energy

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

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