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Solar Energy in Trappe, MD

Solar Energy in Trappe

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

Solar Panels in Trappe

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Trappe

The total length of the day in Trappe, MD today (December 18, 2018) will be 09 hours and 27 minutes. [More]

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Trappe, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Trappe, MD

Solar Energy Data in Trappe, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Trappe, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Trappe

Based on historical Trappe, 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 Trappe. [1]

Trappe has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.23 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.25 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Trappe that are always titled at the latitude of Trappe (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.93 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.23 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.25 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 Trappe

Solar Radiation Data in Trappe, MD

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Trappe.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Trappe, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Trappe

Trappe, 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 Trappe is June with an average of 5.72 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.63 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.3 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Trappe (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: Trappe vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Trappe

The average monthly solar radiation level in Trappe, 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 Trappe 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 Trappe

Sunrise / Sunset in Trappe

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 18, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:17 am
    • Sunset: 5:45 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:01 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:27
Solar Energy Statistics for Trappe

Best Months for Solar in Trappe

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.72 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.77 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.95 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.26 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Trappe

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

However, Trappe is in Talbot County and Talbot County has at least 94 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Trappe

The Power of Solar in Trappe, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Trappe, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Trappe

Trappe (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5412.99 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Trappe is July with an average of 530.74 kWhac, followed by June at 523.9 kWhac and May at 517.07 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Trappe (Maryland) are December with an average of 297.08 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 353.41 kWhac and January at 359.89 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Trappe

Trappe Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Trappe 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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Trappe 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 Trappe

Solar Energy Contractors in Trappe

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Trappe

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Trappe

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

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Weather Forecast for Trappe, MD [5]

Tue Dec 18
33°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 31°F
Max: 33°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 19
43°F
Few Clouds
Min: 32°F
Max: 43°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 12%
Thu Dec 20
47°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 55°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 92%
Fri Dec 21
52°F
Light Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 52°F
Storm: 27 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 86%
Sat Dec 22
46°F
Light Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 46°F
High wind, near gale: 16 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 31%
Sun Dec 23
46°F
Light Rain
Min: 34°F
Max: 46°F
Severe Gale: 21 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Trappe

About Trappe

The town of Trappe, MD in Talbot County has an approximate population of 1,077. [6]

Trappe Solar Power

Trappe, MD Solar Energy

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

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