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Solar Energy in Ashley, PA

Solar Energy in Ashley

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Ashley with an average of 5.43 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Ashley

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Ashley

The total length of the day in Ashley, PA today (October 17, 2018) will be 11 hours and 01 minutes. [More]

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Ashley, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Ashley, PA

Solar Energy Data in Ashley, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Ashley, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Ashley

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

Ashley has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.74 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 10% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.4 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Ashley that are always titled at the latitude of Ashley (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.31 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.74 kWh/m2/day and approximately 27% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.4 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 Ashley

Solar Radiation Data in Ashley, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Ashley, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Ashley

Ashley, PA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.16 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Ashley is July with an average of 5.43 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 5.41 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.3 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Ashley (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 2.28 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 2.42 kWh/m2/day and January at 2.79 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Ashley

The average monthly solar radiation level in Ashley, PA, of 4.16 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 Ashley 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 Ashley

Sunrise / Sunset in Ashley

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 17, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:18 am
    • Sunset: 6:19 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:48 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:01
Solar Energy Statistics for Ashley

Best Months for Solar in Ashley

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.43 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.36 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.19 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.76 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Ashley

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the borough of Ashley, PA at this current time.

However, Ashley is in Luzerne County and Luzerne County has at least 186 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Ashley

The Power of Solar in Ashley, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Ashley, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Ashley

Ashley (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4901.02 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Ashley is May with an average of 530.71 kWhac, followed by July at 516.93 kWhac and August at 496.97 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Ashley (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 241.9 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 242.54 kWhac and January at 302.21 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Ashley

Ashley Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Ashley averaged 13.96 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2018, which was about 6% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.12¢/kWh in July. [3]

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Ashley Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $19.76 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July 2018, which was approximately 11% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.88 per Mcf in July. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Ashley

Solar Energy Contractors in Ashley

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Ashley, PA.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Ashley

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Ashley, PA.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Ashley

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Ashley, PA.

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Weather Forecast for Ashley, PA [5]

Wed Oct 17
49°F
Light Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 49°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 68%
Thu Oct 18
40°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 34°F
Max: 45°F
: 7 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Oct 19
45°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 52°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Oct 20
52°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 36°F
Max: 52°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 57%
Sun Oct 21
43°F
Light Snow
Min: 33°F
Max: 43°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 12%
Mon Oct 22
50°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 36°F
Max: 50°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 1%

More about Ashley

About Ashley

The borough of Ashley, PA in Luzerne County has an approximate population of 2,790. [6]

Ashley Solar Power

Ashley, PA Solar Energy

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

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