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Solar Energy in New Carrollton, MD

Solar Energy in New Carrollton

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

Solar Panels in New Carrollton

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

Sunrise & Sunset in New Carrollton

The total length of the day in New Carrollton, MD today (December 18, 2018) will be 09 hours and 26 minutes. [More]

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New Carrollton, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in New Carrollton, MD

Solar Energy Data in New Carrollton, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for New Carrollton, MD

Solar Radiation Data in New Carrollton

Based on historical New Carrollton, 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 New Carrollton. [1]

New Carrollton has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.15 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.16 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in New Carrollton that are always titled at the latitude of New Carrollton (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 4.16 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 New Carrollton

Solar Radiation Data in New Carrollton, MD

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in New Carrollton.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for New Carrollton, MD

Solar Radiation Data in New Carrollton

New Carrollton, 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 New Carrollton 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 New Carrollton (Maryland) are December with an average of 2.84 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.42 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.58 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: New Carrollton vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in New Carrollton

The average monthly solar radiation level in New Carrollton, 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 New Carrollton 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 New Carrollton

Sunrise / Sunset in New Carrollton

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 18, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:21 am
    • Sunset: 5:47 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:04 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:26
Solar Energy Statistics for New Carrollton

Best Months for Solar in New Carrollton

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.71 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.6 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.07 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in New Carrollton

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

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

Solar Power Output in New Carrollton

The Power of Solar in New Carrollton, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for New Carrollton, MD

Solar Radiation Data in New Carrollton

New Carrollton (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5411.13 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in New Carrollton is July with an average of 529.65 kWhac, followed by June at 522.71 kWhac and May at 516.12 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in New Carrollton (Maryland) are December with an average of 297.66 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 354.01 kWhac and January at 360.54 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in New Carrollton

New Carrollton Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in New Carrollton averaged 13.29 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2018, which was about 2% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.01¢/kWh in September. [3]

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New Carrollton Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $20.80 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2018, which was approximately 20% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.32 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in New Carrollton

Solar Energy Contractors in New Carrollton

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in New Carrollton

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in New Carrollton

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

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Weather Forecast for New Carrollton, MD [5]

Tue Dec 18
36°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 23°F
Max: 36°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 19
43°F
Few Clouds
Min: 22°F
Max: 43°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 20%
Thu Dec 20
41°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 30°F
Max: 58°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 92%
Fri Dec 21
51°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 42°F
Max: 51°F
Gale: 17 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 28%
Sat Dec 22
44°F
Light Rain
Min: 32°F
Max: 44°F
High wind, near gale: 16 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 54%
Sun Dec 23
42°F
Light Rain
Min: 26°F
Max: 42°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about New Carrollton

About New Carrollton

The city of New Carrollton, MD in Prince Georges County has an approximate population of 12,135. [6]

New Carrollton Solar Power

New Carrollton, MD Solar Energy

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

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