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Solar Energy in Blawnox, PA

Solar Energy in Blawnox

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

Solar Panels in Blawnox

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Blawnox

The total length of the day in Blawnox, PA today (December 14, 2017) will be 09 hours and 18 minutes. [More]

Blawnox, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Blawnox, PA

Solar Energy Data in Blawnox, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Blawnox, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Blawnox

Based on historical Blawnox, 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 Blawnox. [1]

Blawnox has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.81 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 11% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.43 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Blawnox that are always titled at the latitude of Blawnox (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.35 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 3.43 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.

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Solar Radiation Levels in Blawnox

Solar Radiation Data in Blawnox, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Blawnox, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Blawnox

Blawnox, PA 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 Blawnox 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 Blawnox (Pennsylvania) 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]

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

Solar Power Levels in Blawnox

The average monthly solar radiation level in Blawnox, PA, 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: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Blawnox 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).

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Solar Data & Statistics for Blawnox

Sunrise / Sunset in Blawnox

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 14, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:35 pm
    • Sunset: 9:53 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:14 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:18
Solar Energy Statistics for Blawnox

Best Months for Solar in Blawnox

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.41 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.35 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.2 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.81 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Blawnox

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

However, Blawnox is in Allegheny County and Allegheny County has at least 250 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Blawnox

The Power of Solar in Blawnox, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Blawnox, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Blawnox

Blawnox (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4855.84 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Blawnox is August with an average of 515.35 kWhac, followed by May at 505.37 kWhac and July at 502.78 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Blawnox (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 197.66 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 264.77 kWhac and January at 283.05 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Blawnox

Blawnox Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Blawnox averaged 14.55 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2017, which was about 9% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.30¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Blawnox Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $17.52 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2017, which was approximately 3% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.01 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Blawnox

Solar Energy Contractors in Blawnox

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Blawnox

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Blawnox

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

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Weather Forecast for Blawnox, PA [5]

Thu Dec 14
23°F
Light Snow
Min: 8°F
Max: 24°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 32%
Fri Dec 15
27°F
Light Snow
Min: 14°F
Max: 27°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 44%
Sat Dec 16
29°F
Light Snow
Min: 10°F
Max: 29°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Dec 17
43°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 36°F
Max: 43°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 52%
Mon Dec 18
40°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 30°F
Max: 40°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 99%
Tue Dec 19
36°F
Light Snow
Min: 29°F
Max: 36°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 3%

More about Blawnox

About Blawnox

The borough of Blawnox, PA in Allegheny County has an approximate population of 1,432. [6]

Blawnox Solar Power

Blawnox, PA Solar Energy

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

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