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Solar Energy in Martins Additions, MD

Solar Energy in Martins Additions

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Martins Additions with an average of 5.66 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Martins Additions

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Martins Additions

The total length of the day in Martins Additions, MD today (January 15, 2019) will be 09 hours and 45 minutes. [More]

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Martins Additions, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Martins Additions, MD

Solar Energy Data in Martins Additions, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Martins Additions, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Martins Additions

Based on historical Martins Additions, 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 Martins Additions. [1]

Martins Additions has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.15 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.21 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Martins Additions that are always titled at the latitude of Martins Additions (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.87 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.15 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.21 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 Martins Additions

Solar Radiation Data in Martins Additions, MD

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Martins Additions.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Martins Additions, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Martins Additions

Martins Additions, 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 Martins Additions is June with an average of 5.66 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.46 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.38 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Martins Additions (Maryland) are December with an average of 3.01 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.56 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.59 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Martins Additions vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Martins Additions

The average monthly solar radiation level in Martins Additions, 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 Martins Additions 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 Martins Additions

Sunrise / Sunset in Martins Additions

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 15, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:25 am
    • Sunset: 6:10 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:17 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:45
Solar Energy Statistics for Martins Additions

Best Months for Solar in Martins Additions

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.66 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.63 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.09 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Martins Additions

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

However, Martins Additions is in Montgomery County and Montgomery County has at least 2,596 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Martins Additions

The Power of Solar in Martins Additions, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Martins Additions, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Martins Additions

Martins Additions (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5432.99 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Martins Additions is June with an average of 522.96 kWhac, followed by July at 513.17 kWhac and August at 510.77 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Martins Additions (Maryland) are December with an average of 311.07 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 351.7 kWhac and January at 380.33 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Martins Additions

Martins Additions Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Martins Additions averaged 14.19 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2018, which was about 10% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.87¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Martins Additions Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $14.17 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2018, which was approximately 16% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.26 per Mcf in October. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Martins Additions

Solar Energy Contractors in Martins Additions

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Martins Additions

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Martins Additions

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Weather Forecast for Martins Additions, MD [5]

Tue Jan 15
34°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 15°F
Max: 34°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jan 16
39°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 12°F
Max: 39°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jan 17
31°F
Snow
Min: 15°F
Max: 31°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 68%
Fri Jan 18
37°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 18°F
Max: 37°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jan 19
39°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 27°F
Max: 40°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Jan 20
35°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 21°F
Max: 41°F
Gale: 18 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Martins Additions

About Martins Additions

The village of Martins Additions, MD in Montgomery County has an approximate population of 933. [6]

Martins Additions Solar Power

Martins Additions, MD Solar Energy

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

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