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Solar Energy in Ocean City, MD

Solar Energy in Ocean City

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Solar Panels in Ocean City

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Ocean City

The total length of the day in Ocean City, MD today (March 22, 2019) will be 12 hours and 14 minutes. [More]

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Ocean City, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Ocean City, MD

Solar Energy Data in Ocean City, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Ocean City, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Ocean City

Based on historical Ocean City, 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 Ocean City. [1]

Ocean City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.25 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.27 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Ocean City that are always titled at the latitude of Ocean City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.95 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.25 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.27 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 Ocean City

Solar Radiation Data in Ocean City, MD

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Ocean City.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Ocean City, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Ocean City

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Solar Power Comparison: Ocean City vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Ocean City

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Ocean City 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 Ocean City

Sunrise / Sunset in Ocean City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for March 22, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:59 am
    • Sunset: 11:14 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:07 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:14
Solar Energy Statistics for Ocean City

Best Months for Solar in Ocean City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.72 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.89 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.26 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Ocean City

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

However, Ocean City is in Worcester County and Worcester County has at least 133 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Ocean City

The Power of Solar in Ocean City, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Ocean City, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Ocean City

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Cost of Utilities in Ocean City

Ocean City Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Ocean City averaged 13.24 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in December 2018, which was about 6% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.47¢/kWh in December. [3]

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Ocean City Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $11.78 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in December 2018, which was approximately 22% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.63 per Mcf in December. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Ocean City

Solar Energy Contractors in Ocean City

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Ocean City

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Ocean City

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

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Weather Forecast for Ocean City, MD [5]

Thu Mar 21
44°F
Light Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 44°F
Storm: 25 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 88%
Fri Mar 22
48°F
Light Rain
Min: 39°F
Max: 48°F
Storm: 24 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Mar 23
44°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 36°F
Max: 47°F
Storm: 25 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Mar 24
48°F
Few Clouds
Min: 38°F
Max: 49°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 12%
Mon Mar 25
49°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 42°F
Max: 49°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 4%
Tue Mar 26
44°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 42°F
Max: 46°F
Violent Storm: 32 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 92%

More about Ocean City

About Ocean City

The town of Ocean City, MD in Worcester County has an approximate population of 7,102. [6]

Ocean City Solar Power

Ocean City, MD Solar Energy

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

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