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Solar Energy in Arcade, NY

Solar Energy in Arcade

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Arcade with an average of 5.52 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Arcade

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Arcade

The total length of the day in Arcade, NY today (August 19, 2017) will be 13 hours and 42 minutes. [More]

Arcade, NY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Arcade, NY

Solar Energy Data in Arcade, NY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Arcade, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Arcade

Based on historical Arcade, NY data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Arcade. [1]

Arcade has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.63 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.4 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Arcade that are always titled at the latitude of Arcade (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.09 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.63 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.4 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 Arcade

Solar Radiation Data in Arcade, NY

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Arcade, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Arcade

Arcade, NY has a average annual solar radiation value of 3.99 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Arcade is July with an average of 5.52 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 5.48 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.48 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Arcade (New York) are December with an average of 1.83 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 2 kWh/m2/day and January at 2.38 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Arcade

The average monthly solar radiation level in Arcade, NY, of 3.99 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 7% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is (sorry, data not currently available) the average level of 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 Arcade 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 Arcade

Sunrise / Sunset in Arcade

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 19, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:25 am
    • Sunset: 8:08 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:17 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:42
Solar Energy Statistics for Arcade

Best Months for Solar in Arcade

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.52 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.33 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.85 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.77 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Arcade

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the village of Arcade, NY at this current time.

However, Arcade is in Wyoming County and Wyoming County has at least 59 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Arcade

The Power of Solar in Arcade, NY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Arcade, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Arcade

Arcade (NY) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4729.11 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Arcade is May with an average of 540.02 kWhac, followed by July at 528.66 kWhac and June at 513.96 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Arcade (New York) are December with an average of 195.31 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 203.32 kWhac and January at 256.83 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Arcade

Arcade Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Arcade averaged 18.50 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2017, which was about 42% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.02¢/kWh in May. [3]

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Arcade Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New York averaged $14.34 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2017, which was approximately 9% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $13.21 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Arcade

Solar Energy Contractors in Arcade

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Arcade, NY.

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

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

Solar Energy Equipment in Arcade

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Arcade, NY.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Arcade

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Arcade, NY.

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Weather Forecast for Arcade, NY [5]

Fri Aug 18
64°F
Light Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 64°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 92%
Sat Aug 19
72°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 72°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 24%
Sun Aug 20
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 78°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Aug 21
83°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 83°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 8%
Tue Aug 22
84°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 84°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 4%
Wed Aug 23
66°F
Light Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 66°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 45%

More about Arcade

About Arcade

The village of Arcade, NY in Wyoming County has an approximate population of 2,071. [6]

Arcade Solar Power

Arcade, NY Solar Energy

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

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