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Solar Energy in Port Deposit, MD

Solar Energy in Port Deposit

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Port Deposit with an average of 5.74 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Port Deposit

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Port Deposit

The total length of the day in Port Deposit, MD today (September 24, 2017) will be 12 hours and 02 minutes. [More]

Port Deposit, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Port Deposit, MD

Solar Energy Data in Port Deposit, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Port Deposit, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Port Deposit

Based on historical Port Deposit, 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 Port Deposit. [1]

Port Deposit has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.06 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.99 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Port Deposit that are always titled at the latitude of Port Deposit (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.74 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.06 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.99 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.

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Solar Radiation Levels in Port Deposit

Solar Radiation Data in Port Deposit, MD

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Port Deposit.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Port Deposit, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Port Deposit

Port Deposit, MD has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.69 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Port Deposit is June with an average of 5.74 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.71 kWh/m2/day and July at 5.58 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Port Deposit (Maryland) are December with an average of 2.87 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.44 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.5 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Port Deposit vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Port Deposit

The average monthly solar radiation level in Port Deposit, MD, of 4.69 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 26% 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 Port Deposit 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).

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Solar Data & Statistics for Port Deposit

Sunrise / Sunset in Port Deposit

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 24, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:54 am
    • Sunset: 6:57 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:56 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:02
Solar Energy Statistics for Port Deposit

Best Months for Solar in Port Deposit

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.74 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.66 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.74 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.07 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Port Deposit

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

However, Port Deposit is in Cecil County and Cecil County has at least 241 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Port Deposit

The Power of Solar in Port Deposit, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Port Deposit, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Port Deposit

Port Deposit (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5459.12 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Port Deposit is August with an average of 542.18 kWhac, followed by June at 529.62 kWhac and July at 526.04 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Port Deposit (Maryland) are December with an average of 299.05 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 346.18 kWhac and January at 364.44 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Port Deposit

Port Deposit Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Port Deposit averaged 14.22 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2017, which was about 8% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.22¢/kWh in June. [3]

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Port Deposit Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $0.00 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2017, which was approximately 100% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.98 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Port Deposit

Solar Energy Contractors in Port Deposit

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Port Deposit

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Port Deposit

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

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Weather Forecast for Port Deposit, MD [5]

Sun Sep 24
86°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 72°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 25
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 84°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Sep 26
73°F
Light Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 77°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Sep 27
84°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 84°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 28
69°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 69°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Sep 29
64°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 49°F
Max: 64°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 21%

More about Port Deposit

About Port Deposit

The town of Port Deposit, MD in Cecil County has an approximate population of 653. [6]

Port Deposit Solar Power

Port Deposit, MD Solar Energy

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

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