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Solar Energy in Dobbs Ferry, NY

Solar Energy in Dobbs Ferry

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Dobbs Ferry with an average of 5.77 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Dobbs Ferry

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Dobbs Ferry

The total length of the day in Dobbs Ferry, NY today (February 19, 2019) will be 10 hours and 51 minutes. [More]

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Dobbs Ferry, NY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Dobbs Ferry, NY

Solar Energy Data in Dobbs Ferry, NY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Dobbs Ferry, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Dobbs Ferry

Based on historical Dobbs Ferry, 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 Dobbs Ferry. [1]

Dobbs Ferry has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.91 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.79 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Dobbs Ferry that are always titled at the latitude of Dobbs Ferry (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.59 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.91 kWh/m2/day and approximately 21% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.79 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 Dobbs Ferry

Solar Radiation Data in Dobbs Ferry, NY

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Dobbs Ferry.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Dobbs Ferry, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Dobbs Ferry

Dobbs Ferry, NY has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.55 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Dobbs Ferry is June with an average of 5.77 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.63 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.51 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Dobbs Ferry (New York) are December with an average of 2.84 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 2.91 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.15 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Dobbs Ferry vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Dobbs Ferry

The average monthly solar radiation level in Dobbs Ferry, NY, of 4.55 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 22% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 31% 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 Dobbs Ferry 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 Dobbs Ferry

Sunrise / Sunset in Dobbs Ferry

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 19, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:43 am
    • Sunset: 10:34 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:09 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:51
Solar Energy Statistics for Dobbs Ferry

Best Months for Solar in Dobbs Ferry

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.77 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.55 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.54 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.94 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Dobbs Ferry

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

However, Dobbs Ferry is in Westchester County and Westchester County has at least 2,559 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Dobbs Ferry

The Power of Solar in Dobbs Ferry, NY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Dobbs Ferry, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Dobbs Ferry

Dobbs Ferry (NY) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5347.14 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Dobbs Ferry is June with an average of 537.55 kWhac, followed by July at 535.79 kWhac and August at 529.62 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Dobbs Ferry (New York) are November with an average of 290.93 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 298.69 kWhac and January at 338.02 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Dobbs Ferry

Dobbs Ferry Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Dobbs Ferry averaged 18.17 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in November 2018, which was about 40% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.95¢/kWh in November. [3]

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Dobbs Ferry Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New York averaged $12.18 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in November 2018, which was approximately 29% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.43 per Mcf in November. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Dobbs Ferry

Solar Energy Contractors in Dobbs Ferry

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Dobbs Ferry

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Dobbs Ferry

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

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Weather Forecast for Dobbs Ferry, NY [5]

Tue Feb 19
33°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 25°F
Max: 35°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Feb 20
28°F
Snow
Min: 24°F
Max: 35°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 92%
Thu Feb 21
47°F
Light Rain
Min: 34°F
Max: 48°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Feb 22
39°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 24°F
Max: 39°F
: 5 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 17%
Sat Feb 23
39°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 19°F
Max: 39°F
: 3 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 42%
Sun Feb 24
40°F
Light Rain
Min: 32°F
Max: 41°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 98%

More about Dobbs Ferry

About Dobbs Ferry

The village of Dobbs Ferry, NY in Westchester County has an approximate population of 10,875. [6]

Dobbs Ferry Solar Power

Dobbs Ferry, NY Solar Energy

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

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