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Solar Energy in Newcastle, OK

Solar Energy in Newcastle

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Newcastle with an average of 6.27 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Newcastle

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Newcastle

The total length of the day in Newcastle, OK today (July 15, 2018) will be 14 hours and 17 minutes. [More]

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Newcastle, OK Solar Energy

Solar Power in Newcastle, OK

Solar Energy Data in Newcastle, OK

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Newcastle, OK

Solar Radiation Data in Newcastle

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

Newcastle has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.7 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 10% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.2 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Newcastle that are always titled at the latitude of Newcastle (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.39 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.7 kWh/m2/day and approximately 4% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.2 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 Newcastle

Solar Radiation Data in Newcastle, OK

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Newcastle, OK

Solar Radiation Data in Newcastle

Newcastle, OK has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.41 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Newcastle is August with an average of 6.27 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 6.21 kWh/m2/day and April at 6.02 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Newcastle (Oklahoma) are January with an average of 4.3 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 4.37 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.48 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Newcastle

The average monthly solar radiation level in Newcastle, OK, of 5.41 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 45% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 18% 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 Newcastle 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 Newcastle

Sunrise / Sunset in Newcastle

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 15, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:27 am
    • Sunset: 8:45 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:36 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:17
Solar Energy Statistics for Newcastle

Best Months for Solar in Newcastle

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.27 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.41 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.85 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Newcastle

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the city of Newcastle, OK at this current time.

However, Newcastle is in McClain County and McClain County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Newcastle

The Power of Solar in Newcastle, OK

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Newcastle, OK

Solar Radiation Data in Newcastle

Newcastle (OK) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6236.91 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Newcastle is August with an average of 582.96 kWhac, followed by July at 582.65 kWhac and April at 575.53 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Newcastle (Oklahoma) are November with an average of 433.62 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 447.01 kWhac and January at 448.69 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Newcastle

Newcastle Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Newcastle averaged 11.05 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2018, which was about 14% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.89¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Newcastle Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Oklahoma averaged $9.07 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2018, which was approximately 10% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.12 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Newcastle

Solar Energy Contractors in Newcastle

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Newcastle, OK.

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

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

Solar Energy Equipment in Newcastle

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Newcastle, OK.

Sorry, no local business selling solar equipment were found.

Our search for companies selling solar parts located in Newcastle produced no matches.

Energy Conservation Consultants in Newcastle

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Newcastle, OK.

Sorry, no local energy conservation specialists were found.

Our search for energy conservation specialists located in Newcastle produced no matches.

Weather Forecast for Newcastle, OK [5]

Sun Jul 15
94°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 94°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 20%
Mon Jul 16
93°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 96°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 48%
Tue Jul 17
93°F
Few Clouds
Min: 72°F
Max: 98°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 24%
Wed Jul 18
98°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 80°F
Max: 101°F
High wind, near gale: 16 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 2%
Thu Jul 19
86°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 75°F
Max: 89°F
High wind, near gale: 15 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 39%
Fri Jul 20
89°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 68°F
Max: 94°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Newcastle

About Newcastle

The city of Newcastle, OK in McClain County has an approximate population of 7,685. [6]

Newcastle Solar Power

Newcastle, OK Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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