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Solar Energy in North Beach, MD

Solar Energy in North Beach

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in North Beach with an average of 5.72 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in North Beach

Solar panels in North 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 North Beach

The total length of the day in North Beach, MD today (January 15, 2019) will be 09 hours and 46 minutes. [More]

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North Beach, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in North Beach, MD

Solar Energy Data in North Beach, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for North Beach, MD

Solar Radiation Data in North Beach

Based on historical North 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 North Beach. [1]

North Beach has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.18 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.19 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in North Beach that are always titled at the latitude of North Beach (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.87 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.18 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.19 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 North Beach

Solar Radiation Data in North Beach, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for North Beach, MD

Solar Radiation Data in North Beach

North Beach, MD has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.66 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in North Beach is June with an average of 5.72 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.63 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 North 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]

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

Solar Power Levels in North Beach

The average monthly solar radiation level in North Beach, MD, of 4.66 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 North 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).

Solar Data & Statistics for North Beach

Sunrise / Sunset in North Beach

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 15, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:22 am
    • Sunset: 6:08 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:15 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:46
Solar Energy Statistics for North Beach

Best Months for Solar in North Beach

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.72 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.69 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.83 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.19 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in North Beach

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

However, North Beach is in Calvert County and Calvert County has at least 143 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in North Beach

The Power of Solar in North Beach, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for North Beach, MD

Solar Radiation Data in North Beach

North Beach (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5412.68 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in North Beach is July with an average of 530.55 kWhac, followed by June at 523.69 kWhac and May at 516.91 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in North Beach (Maryland) are December with an average of 297.18 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 353.51 kWhac and January at 360 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in North Beach

North Beach Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in North Beach 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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North Beach 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 North Beach

Solar Energy Contractors in North Beach

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in North Beach

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in North Beach

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

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Weather Forecast for North Beach, MD [5]

Tue Jan 15
31°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 14°F
Max: 31°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
40°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 34°F
Max: 40°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 77%
Sat Jan 19
43°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 36°F
Max: 52°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Jan 20
39°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 31°F
Max: 48°F
Gale: 20 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 99%

More about North Beach

About North Beach

The town of North Beach, MD in Calvert County has an approximate population of 1,978. [6]

North Beach Solar Power

North Beach, MD Solar Energy

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

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