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Solar Energy in Walkersville, MD

Solar Energy in Walkersville

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Solar Panels in Walkersville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Walkersville

The total length of the day in Walkersville, MD today (March 23, 2019) will be 12 hours and 17 minutes. [More]

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Walkersville, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Walkersville, MD

Solar Energy Data in Walkersville, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Walkersville, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Walkersville

Based on historical Walkersville, 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 Walkersville. [1]

Walkersville 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 3.97 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Walkersville that are always titled at the latitude of Walkersville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.73 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 3.97 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 Walkersville

Solar Radiation Data in Walkersville, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Walkersville, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Walkersville

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Solar Power Comparison: Walkersville vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Walkersville

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Walkersville 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 Walkersville

Sunrise / Sunset in Walkersville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for March 23, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:07 am
    • Sunset: 11:24 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:15 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:17
Solar Energy Statistics for Walkersville

Best Months for Solar in Walkersville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.55 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.04 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Walkersville

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

However, Walkersville is in Frederick County and Frederick County has at least 504 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Walkersville

The Power of Solar in Walkersville, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Walkersville, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Walkersville

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Cost of Utilities in Walkersville

Walkersville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Walkersville 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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Walkersville 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 Walkersville

Solar Energy Contractors in Walkersville

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Walkersville

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Walkersville

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

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Weather Forecast for Walkersville, MD [5]

Sat Mar 23
48°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 32°F
Max: 49°F
Gale: 17 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Mar 24
55°F
Light Rain
Min: 26°F
Max: 56°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 36%
Mon Mar 25
45°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 34°F
Max: 46°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 99%
Cloud cover: 92%
Tue Mar 26
41°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 21°F
Max: 41°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Mar 27
49°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 21°F
Max: 49°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Mar 28
52°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 26°F
Max: 52°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Walkersville

About Walkersville

The town of Walkersville, MD in Frederick County has an approximate population of 5,800. [6]

Walkersville Solar Power

Walkersville, MD Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

The solar energy that strikes the Earth in one hour could provide all of the Earth's energy needs for a complete year.

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