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Solar Energy in Port Tobacco Village, MD

Solar Energy in Port Tobacco Village

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Port Tobacco Village with an average of 5.68 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Port Tobacco Village

Solar panels in Port Tobacco Village 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 Tobacco Village

The total length of the day in Port Tobacco Village, MD today (November 17, 2017) will be 10 hours and 00 minutes. [More]

Port Tobacco Village, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Port Tobacco Village, MD

Solar Energy Data in Port Tobacco Village, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Port Tobacco Village, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Port Tobacco Village

Based on historical Port Tobacco Village, 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 Tobacco Village. [1]

Port Tobacco Village has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.2 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.26 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Port Tobacco Village that are always titled at the latitude of Port Tobacco Village (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.91 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.2 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.26 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 Tobacco Village

Solar Radiation Data in Port Tobacco Village, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Port Tobacco Village, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Port Tobacco Village

Port Tobacco Village, MD has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.68 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Port Tobacco Village is June with an average of 5.68 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.48 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.39 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Port Tobacco Village (Maryland) are December with an average of 3 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.55 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.58 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Port Tobacco Village vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Port Tobacco Village

The average monthly solar radiation level in Port Tobacco Village, MD, of 4.68 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 Port Tobacco Village 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 Tobacco Village

Sunrise / Sunset in Port Tobacco Village

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 17, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:53 am
    • Sunset: 5:53 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:53 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:00
Solar Energy Statistics for Port Tobacco Village

Best Months for Solar in Port Tobacco Village

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.68 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.65 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.84 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.18 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Port Tobacco Village

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

However, Port Tobacco Village is in Charles County and Charles County has at least 154 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Port Tobacco Village

The Power of Solar in Port Tobacco Village, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Port Tobacco Village, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Port Tobacco Village

Port Tobacco Village (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5435.78 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Port Tobacco Village is June with an average of 524.75 kWhac, followed by July at 514.75 kWhac and August at 511.76 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Port Tobacco Village (Maryland) are December with an average of 310.14 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 350.85 kWhac and January at 379.26 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Port Tobacco Village

Port Tobacco Village Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Port Tobacco Village averaged 13.93 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2017, which was about 6% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.19¢/kWh in August. [3]

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Port Tobacco Village Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $22.15 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2017, which was approximately 22% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $18.09 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Port Tobacco Village

Solar Energy Contractors in Port Tobacco Village

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Port Tobacco Village

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Port Tobacco Village

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

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Weather Forecast for Port Tobacco Village, MD [5]

Fri Nov 17
52°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 36°F
Max: 52°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Nov 18
47°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 41°F
Max: 62°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 68%
Sun Nov 19
51°F
Light Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 57°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Nov 20
41°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 27°F
Max: 41°F
Strong breeze: 10 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Nov 21
51°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 28°F
Max: 51°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 2%
Wed Nov 22
57°F
Light Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 57°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 9%

More about Port Tobacco Village

About Port Tobacco Village

The town of Port Tobacco Village, MD in Charles County has an approximate population of 13. [6]

Port Tobacco Village Solar Power

Port Tobacco Village, MD Solar Energy

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

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