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Solar Energy in Schoharie, NY

Solar Energy in Schoharie

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Schoharie with an average of 5.68 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Schoharie

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Schoharie

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

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Schoharie, NY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Schoharie, NY

Solar Energy Data in Schoharie, NY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Schoharie, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Schoharie

Based on historical Schoharie, 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 Schoharie. [1]

Schoharie has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.74 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.67 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Schoharie that are always titled at the latitude of Schoharie (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.35 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.74 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.67 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 Schoharie

Solar Radiation Data in Schoharie, NY

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Schoharie, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Schoharie

Schoharie, 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 Schoharie is July with an average of 5.68 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 Schoharie (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 3.14 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Schoharie

The average monthly solar radiation level in Schoharie, 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 Schoharie 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 Schoharie

Sunrise / Sunset in Schoharie

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 15, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:24 am
    • Sunset: 5:49 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:06 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:24
Solar Energy Statistics for Schoharie

Best Months for Solar in Schoharie

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.68 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.39 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.65 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.82 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Schoharie

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

However, Schoharie is in Schoharie County and Schoharie County has at least 248 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Schoharie

The Power of Solar in Schoharie, NY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Schoharie, NY

Solar Radiation Data in Schoharie

Schoharie (NY) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5087.48 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Schoharie is July with an average of 535.74 kWhac, followed by May at 534.49 kWhac and August at 520.43 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Schoharie (New York) are November with an average of 243.03 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 245.22 kWhac and January at 337.09 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Schoharie

Schoharie Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Schoharie 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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Schoharie 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 Schoharie

Solar Energy Contractors in Schoharie

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Schoharie

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Schoharie

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

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Weather Forecast for Schoharie, NY [5]

Tue Jan 15
27°F
Light Snow
Min: 12°F
Max: 27°F
Light breeze: 2 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 48%
Wed Jan 16
30°F
Light Snow
Min: 14°F
Max: 30°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 48%
Thu Jan 17
18°F
Light Snow
Min: 6°F
Max: 21°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 36%
Fri Jan 18
24°F
Light Snow
Min: 8°F
Max: 24°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 92%
Sat Jan 19
23°F
Snow
Min: 6°F
Max: 40°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 91%
Sun Jan 20
28°F
Light Snow
Min: 14°F
Max: 33°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 80%

More about Schoharie

About Schoharie

The village of Schoharie, NY in Schoharie County has an approximate population of 922. [6]

Schoharie Solar Power

Schoharie, NY Solar Energy

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

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