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Solar Power in 15295 (Pittsburgh, PA)

Solar Energy in 15295

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in 15295 with an average of 5.41 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 15295

Solar panels in 15295 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 15295

The total length of the day in 15295 (Pittsburgh, PA) today (December 13, 2018) will be 09 hours and 18 minutes. [More]

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15295 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 15295 (Pittsburgh, PA)

Solar Energy Data for 15295

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 15295.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 15295

Solar Radiation Data in 15295

Based on historical 15295 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 15295. [1]

The region associated with 15295 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.81 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 12% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.41 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 15295 that are always titled at the latitude of Pittsburgh (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.34 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.81 kWh/m2/day and approximately 27% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.41 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 15295

Solar Radiation Data in 15295

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 15295.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 15295

Solar Radiation Data in 15295

The region associated with 15295 has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.15 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 15295 is August with an average of 5.41 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.4 kWh/m2/day and July at 5.26 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 15295 are December with an average of 1.88 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 2.63 kWh/m2/day and January at 2.64 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 15295 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 15295

The average monthly solar radiation level in 15295, of 4.15 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 11% 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: 15295 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 15295 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 15295

Sunrise / Sunset in 15295

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 13, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:35 am
    • Sunset: 5:53 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:14 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:18
Solar Energy Statistics for 15295

Best Months for Solar in 15295

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.41 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.36 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.25 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.88 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 15295

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 15295 at this current time.

However, 15295 is in Allegheny County and Allegheny County (PA) has at least 250 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 15295

The Power of Solar in 15295

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 15295. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 15295. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 15295

Solar Radiation Data in 15295

15295 has a average annual solar AC output value of 4856.17 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 15295 is August with an average of 515.42 kWhac, followed by May at 505.47 kWhac and July at 502.89 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 15295 are December with an average of 197.64 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 264.75 kWhac and January at 283.01 kWhac. [2]

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Solar Businesses in 15295

Solar Energy Contractors in 15295

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near 15295.

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Solar Energy Equipment in 15295

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near 15295.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in 15295

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near 15295.

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Weather Forecast for 15295 [5]

Wed Dec 12
37°F
Light Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 37°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 88%
Thu Dec 13
42°F
Light Rain
Min: 32°F
Max: 44°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 88%
Fri Dec 14
51°F
Light Rain
Min: 32°F
Max: 51°F
: 3 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 20%
Sat Dec 15
43°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 39°F
Max: 43°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 92%
Sun Dec 16
39°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 17°F
Max: 39°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Dec 17
42°F
Light Snow
Min: 24°F
Max: 42°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 24%

More about 15295

About 15295

The ZIP code 15295 is associated with the city of Pittsburgh in Allegheny County in Pennsylvania.

15295 Solar Power

15295 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 15295, or for more solar-related resources for PA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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