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Solar Energy in Morningside, MD

Solar Energy in Morningside

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

Solar Panels in Morningside

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Morningside

The total length of the day in Morningside, MD today (February 19, 2019) will be 10 hours and 56 minutes. [More]

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Morningside, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Morningside, MD

Solar Energy Data in Morningside, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Morningside, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Morningside

Based on historical Morningside, 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 Morningside. [1]

Morningside 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 4.18 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Morningside that are always titled at the latitude of Morningside (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 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.18 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 Morningside

Solar Radiation Data in Morningside, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Morningside, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Morningside

Morningside, 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 Morningside 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 Morningside (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]

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

Solar Power Levels in Morningside

The average monthly solar radiation level in Morningside, 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 Morningside 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 Morningside

Sunrise / Sunset in Morningside

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 19, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:52 am
    • Sunset: 10:49 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:21 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:56
Solar Energy Statistics for Morningside

Best Months for Solar in Morningside

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.71 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.64 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.1 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Morningside

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

However, Morningside is in Prince Georges County and Prince Georges County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Morningside

The Power of Solar in Morningside, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Morningside, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Morningside

Morningside (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5411.98 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Morningside is July with an average of 530.14 kWhac, followed by June at 523.24 kWhac and May at 516.55 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Morningside (Maryland) are December with an average of 297.4 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 353.74 kWhac and January at 360.25 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Morningside

Morningside Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Morningside averaged 13.11 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in November 2018, which was about 1% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.95¢/kWh in November. [3]

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Morningside Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $11.13 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in November 2018, which was approximately 18% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.43 per Mcf in November. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Morningside

Solar Energy Contractors in Morningside

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Morningside

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Morningside

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

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Weather Forecast for Morningside, MD [5]

Tue Feb 19
39°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 29°F
Max: 39°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 8%
Wed Feb 20
31°F
Snow
Min: 30°F
Max: 35°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 92%
Thu Feb 21
49°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 34°F
Max: 49°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Feb 22
41°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 18°F
Max: 41°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 14%
Sat Feb 23
40°F
Light Rain
Min: 16°F
Max: 40°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 93%
Sun Feb 24
51°F
Light Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 51°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 81%

More about Morningside

About Morningside

The town of Morningside, MD in Prince Georges County has an approximate population of 2,015. [6]

Morningside Solar Power

Morningside, MD Solar Energy

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

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