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Solar Energy in Frankfort, NY

Solar Energy in Frankfort

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Frankfort with an average of 5.66 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Frankfort

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Frankfort

The total length of the day in Frankfort, NY today (February 18, 2019) will be 10 hours and 43 minutes. [More]

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Frankfort, NY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Frankfort, NY

Solar Energy Data in Frankfort, NY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Frankfort, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Frankfort

Based on historical Frankfort, 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 Frankfort. [1]

Frankfort has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.61 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.47 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Frankfort that are always titled at the latitude of Frankfort (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.13 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.61 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.47 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 Frankfort

Solar Radiation Data in Frankfort, NY

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Frankfort, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Frankfort

Frankfort, NY has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.18 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Frankfort is July with an average of 5.66 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 5.45 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.36 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Frankfort (New York) are December with an average of 2.15 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 2.33 kWh/m2/day and January at 2.67 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Frankfort

The average monthly solar radiation level in Frankfort, NY, of 4.18 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 12% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 37% 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 Frankfort 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 Frankfort

Sunrise / Sunset in Frankfort

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 18, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:52 am
    • Sunset: 6:35 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:14 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:43
Solar Energy Statistics for Frankfort

Best Months for Solar in Frankfort

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.66 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.3 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (4.62 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.76 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Frankfort

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

However, Frankfort is in Herkimer County and Herkimer County has at least 78 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Frankfort

The Power of Solar in Frankfort, NY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Frankfort, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Frankfort

Frankfort (NY) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4919.23 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Frankfort is July with an average of 538.08 kWhac, followed by May at 534.36 kWhac and August at 510.95 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Frankfort (New York) are December with an average of 230.51 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 232.41 kWhac and January at 287.86 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Frankfort

Frankfort Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Frankfort 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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Frankfort 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 Frankfort

Solar Energy Contractors in Frankfort

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Frankfort

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Frankfort

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

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Weather Forecast for Frankfort, NY [5]

Mon Feb 18
26°F
Snow
Min: 9°F
Max: 26°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 88%
Tue Feb 19
17°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 4°F
Max: 18°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Feb 20
23°F
Light Snow
Min: 3°F
Max: 24°F
: 3 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 92%
Thu Feb 21
27°F
Light Snow
Min: 19°F
Max: 31°F
Light breeze: 2 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 99%
Fri Feb 22
28°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 13°F
Max: 28°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 35%
Sat Feb 23
31°F
Light Snow
Min: 9°F
Max: 31°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 29%

More about Frankfort

About Frankfort

The village of Frankfort, NY in Herkimer County has an approximate population of 2,598. [6]

Frankfort Solar Power

Frankfort, NY Solar Energy

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

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