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Solar Energy in Cherry Valley, NY

Solar Energy in Cherry Valley

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Cherry Valley with an average of 5.67 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Cherry Valley

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Cherry Valley

The total length of the day in Cherry Valley, NY today (January 15, 2019) will be 09 hours and 24 minutes. [More]

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Cherry Valley, NY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Cherry Valley, NY

Solar Energy Data in Cherry Valley, NY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Cherry Valley, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Cherry Valley

Based on historical Cherry Valley, 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 Cherry Valley. [1]

Cherry Valley has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.66 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.54 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Cherry Valley that are always titled at the latitude of Cherry Valley (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.22 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.66 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.54 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 Cherry Valley

Solar Radiation Data in Cherry Valley, NY

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Cherry Valley.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Cherry Valley, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Cherry Valley

Cherry Valley, NY has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.32 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Cherry Valley is July with an average of 5.67 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 5.48 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.45 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Cherry Valley (New York) are December with an average of 2.27 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 2.41 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.15 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Cherry Valley vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Cherry Valley

The average monthly solar radiation level in Cherry Valley, NY, of 4.32 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 16% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 35% 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 Cherry Valley 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 Cherry Valley

Sunrise / Sunset in Cherry Valley

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 15, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:26 am
    • Sunset: 5:50 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:08 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:24
Solar Energy Statistics for Cherry Valley

Best Months for Solar in Cherry Valley

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.67 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.3 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.7 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.71 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Cherry Valley

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

However, Cherry Valley is in Otsego County and Otsego County has at least 135 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Cherry Valley

The Power of Solar in Cherry Valley, NY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Cherry Valley, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Cherry Valley

Cherry Valley (NY) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5086.11 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Cherry Valley is July with an average of 535.26 kWhac, followed by May at 534.05 kWhac and August at 520.11 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Cherry Valley (New York) are November with an average of 243.13 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 245.38 kWhac and January at 337.33 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Cherry Valley

Cherry Valley Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Cherry Valley averaged 19.29 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2018, which was about 50% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.87¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Cherry Valley Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New York averaged $17.16 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2018, which was approximately 40% 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 Cherry Valley

Solar Energy Contractors in Cherry Valley

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

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

Solar Energy Equipment in Cherry Valley

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Cherry Valley

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

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Weather Forecast for Cherry Valley, NY [5]

Tue Jan 15
26°F
Light Snow
Min: 18°F
Max: 26°F
Light breeze: 2 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 68%
Wed Jan 16
29°F
Light Snow
Min: 13°F
Max: 29°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 80%
Thu Jan 17
18°F
Light Snow
Min: 4°F
Max: 22°F
Light breeze: 3 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 44%
Fri Jan 18
24°F
Light Snow
Min: 6°F
Max: 24°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 54%
Sat Jan 19
24°F
Snow
Min: 9°F
Max: 39°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 94%
Sun Jan 20
24°F
Light Snow
Min: 11°F
Max: 27°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 57%

More about Cherry Valley

About Cherry Valley

The village of Cherry Valley, NY in Otsego County has an approximate population of 520. [6]

Cherry Valley Solar Power

Cherry Valley, NY Solar Energy

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

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