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Solar Energy in Willards, MD

Solar Energy in Willards

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Willards with an average of 5.59 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Willards

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Willards

The total length of the day in Willards, MD today (December 18, 2018) will be 09 hours and 29 minutes. [More]

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Willards, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Willards, MD

Solar Energy Data in Willards, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Willards, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Willards

Based on historical Willards, 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 Willards. [1]

Willards has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.19 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.21 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Willards that are always titled at the latitude of Willards (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.9 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.19 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.21 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 Willards

Solar Radiation Data in Willards, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Willards, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Willards

Willards, 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 Willards is July with an average of 5.59 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.53 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.48 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Willards (Maryland) are December with an average of 3.15 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.57 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.57 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Willards

The average monthly solar radiation level in Willards, 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 Willards 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 Willards

Sunrise / Sunset in Willards

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 18, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:13 am
    • Sunset: 5:43 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:58 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:29
Solar Energy Statistics for Willards

Best Months for Solar in Willards

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.59 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.67 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.06 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Willards

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

However, Willards is in Wicomico County and Wicomico County has at least 120 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Willards

The Power of Solar in Willards, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Willards, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Willards

Willards (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5500.94 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Willards is May with an average of 539.63 kWhac, followed by July at 530.22 kWhac and August at 519.18 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Willards (Maryland) are December with an average of 330.84 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 355.32 kWhac and January at 380.28 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Willards

Willards Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Willards 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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Willards 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 Willards

Solar Energy Contractors in Willards

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Willards

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Willards

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

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Weather Forecast for Willards, MD [5]

Tue Dec 18
38°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 24°F
Max: 38°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 19
35°F
Few Clouds
Min: 18°F
Max: 45°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 12%
Thu Dec 20
45°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 25°F
Max: 58°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 68%
Fri Dec 21
54°F
Light Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 54°F
Violent Storm: 31 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 63%
Sat Dec 22
47°F
Light Rain
Min: 32°F
Max: 47°F
Gale: 18 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 40%
Sun Dec 23
47°F
Light Rain
Min: 31°F
Max: 47°F
Severe Gale: 20 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Willards

About Willards

The town of Willards, MD in Wicomico County has an approximate population of 958. [6]

Willards Solar Power

Willards, MD Solar Energy

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

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