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Solar Energy in Frackville, PA

Solar Energy in Frackville

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Frackville with an average of 5.56 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Frackville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Frackville

The total length of the day in Frackville, PA today (December 14, 2017) will be 09 hours and 16 minutes. [More]

Frackville, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Frackville, PA

Solar Energy Data in Frackville, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Frackville, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Frackville

Based on historical Frackville, 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 Frackville. [1]

Frackville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.83 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.68 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Frackville that are always titled at the latitude of Frackville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.47 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.83 kWh/m2/day and approximately 21% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.68 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 Frackville

Solar Radiation Data in Frackville, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Frackville, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Frackville

Frackville, PA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.43 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Frackville is July with an average of 5.56 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 5.24 kWh/m2/day and April at 5.24 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Frackville (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 2.8 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 2.92 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.22 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Frackville

The average monthly solar radiation level in Frackville, PA, of 4.43 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 19% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 33% 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 Frackville 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 Frackville

Sunrise / Sunset in Frackville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 14, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:21 pm
    • Sunset: 9:38 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:00 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:16
Solar Energy Statistics for Frackville

Best Months for Solar in Frackville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.56 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.41 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.37 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.83 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Frackville

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

However, Frackville is in Schuylkill County and Schuylkill County has at least 189 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Frackville

The Power of Solar in Frackville, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Frackville, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Frackville

Frackville (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5208.83 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Frackville is July with an average of 528.15 kWhac, followed by April at 510.26 kWhac and May at 509.69 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Frackville (Pennsylvania) are November with an average of 292.33 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 298.82 kWhac and January at 344.63 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Frackville

Frackville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Frackville 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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Frackville 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 Frackville

Solar Energy Contractors in Frackville

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Frackville

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Frackville

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

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Weather Forecast for Frackville, PA [5]

Thu Dec 14
27°F
Snow
Min: 11°F
Max: 27°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Dec 15
22°F
Light Snow
Min: 11°F
Max: 22°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 88%
Sat Dec 16
28°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 10°F
Max: 28°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 48%
Sun Dec 17
41°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 18°F
Max: 41°F
: 5 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 64%
Mon Dec 18
41°F
Light Rain
Min: 31°F
Max: 41°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Dec 19
37°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 28°F
Max: 37°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Frackville

About Frackville

The borough of Frackville, PA in Schuylkill County has an approximate population of 3,805. [6]

Frackville Solar Power

Frackville, PA Solar Energy

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

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