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Solar Energy in Upper Marlboro, MD

Solar Energy in Upper Marlboro

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Upper Marlboro with an average of 5.71 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Upper Marlboro

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Upper Marlboro

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

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Upper Marlboro, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Upper Marlboro, MD

Solar Energy Data in Upper Marlboro, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Upper Marlboro, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Upper Marlboro

Based on historical Upper Marlboro, 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 Upper Marlboro. [1]

Upper Marlboro has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.16 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.18 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Upper Marlboro that are always titled at the latitude of Upper Marlboro (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.87 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.16 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.18 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 Upper Marlboro

Solar Radiation Data in Upper Marlboro, MD

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Upper Marlboro.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Upper Marlboro, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Upper Marlboro

Upper Marlboro, MD has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.65 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Upper Marlboro is June with an average of 5.71 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.62 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 Upper Marlboro (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: Upper Marlboro vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Upper Marlboro

The average monthly solar radiation level in Upper Marlboro, MD, of 4.65 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 30% 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 Upper Marlboro 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 Upper Marlboro

Sunrise / Sunset in Upper Marlboro

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 15, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:23 am
    • Sunset: 6:09 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:16 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:46
Solar Energy Statistics for Upper Marlboro

Best Months for Solar in Upper Marlboro

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.71 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.6 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.7 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.12 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Upper Marlboro

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

However, Upper Marlboro is in Prince Georges County and Prince Georges County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Upper Marlboro

The Power of Solar in Upper Marlboro, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Upper Marlboro, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Upper Marlboro

Upper Marlboro (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5411.94 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Upper Marlboro is July with an average of 530.12 kWhac, followed by June at 523.21 kWhac and May at 516.53 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Upper Marlboro (Maryland) are December with an average of 297.42 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 353.76 kWhac and January at 360.26 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Upper Marlboro

Upper Marlboro Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Upper Marlboro 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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Upper Marlboro 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 Upper Marlboro

Solar Energy Contractors in Upper Marlboro

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Upper Marlboro

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Upper Marlboro

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

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Weather Forecast for Upper Marlboro, MD [5]

Tue Jan 15
35°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 16°F
Max: 35°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
39°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 28°F
Max: 39°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 90%
Sat Jan 19
42°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 34°F
Max: 46°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Jan 20
38°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 28°F
Max: 45°F
Severe Gale: 21 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Upper Marlboro

About Upper Marlboro

The town of Upper Marlboro, MD in Prince Georges County has an approximate population of 631. [6]

Upper Marlboro Solar Power

Upper Marlboro, MD Solar Energy

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

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