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Solar Energy in Woodsboro, MD

Solar Energy in Woodsboro

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Woodsboro with an average of 5.63 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Woodsboro

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Woodsboro

The total length of the day in Woodsboro, MD today (December 11, 2017) will be 09 hours and 25 minutes. [More]

Woodsboro, MD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Woodsboro, MD

Solar Energy Data in Woodsboro, MD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Woodsboro, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Woodsboro

Based on historical Woodsboro, 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 Woodsboro. [1]

Woodsboro has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.03 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.93 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Woodsboro that are always titled at the latitude of Woodsboro (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.7 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.03 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.93 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 Woodsboro

Solar Radiation Data in Woodsboro, MD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Woodsboro, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Woodsboro

Woodsboro, 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 Woodsboro is June with an average of 5.63 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.44 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.36 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Woodsboro (Maryland) are December with an average of 3.02 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.57 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.6 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Woodsboro

The average monthly solar radiation level in Woodsboro, 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 Woodsboro 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 Woodsboro

Sunrise / Sunset in Woodsboro

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 11, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:20 pm
    • Sunset: 9:45 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:02 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:25
Solar Energy Statistics for Woodsboro

Best Months for Solar in Woodsboro

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.63 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.53 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.01 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Woodsboro

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

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

Solar Power Output in Woodsboro

The Power of Solar in Woodsboro, MD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Woodsboro, MD

Solar Radiation Data in Woodsboro

Woodsboro (MD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5429.29 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Woodsboro is June with an average of 520.78 kWhac, followed by July at 511.26 kWhac and April at 509.79 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Woodsboro (Maryland) are December with an average of 312.16 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 352.69 kWhac and January at 381.57 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Woodsboro

Woodsboro Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Woodsboro averaged 13.93 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2017, which was about 5% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.30¢/kWh in September. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Woodsboro

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Woodsboro Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maryland averaged $20.03 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2017, which was approximately 18% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.01 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Woodsboro

Solar Energy Contractors in Woodsboro

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

Our search for solar contractors companies located in Woodsboro produced no matches.

Solar Energy Equipment in Woodsboro

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Woodsboro

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

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Weather Forecast for Woodsboro, MD [5]

Sun Dec 10
33°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 33°F
Max: 33°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 56%
Mon Dec 11
40°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 21°F
Max: 40°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 20%
Tue Dec 12
41°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 20°F
Max: 41°F
High wind, near gale: 15 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 36%
Wed Dec 13
28°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 22°F
Max: 28°F
High wind, near gale: 16 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Dec 14
37°F
Light Snow
Min: 25°F
Max: 37°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 55%
Fri Dec 15
32°F
Light Snow
Min: 24°F
Max: 32°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 11%

More about Woodsboro

About Woodsboro

The town of Woodsboro, MD in Frederick County has an approximate population of 1,141. [6]

Woodsboro Solar Power

Woodsboro, MD Solar Energy

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

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