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Solar Energy in Green Lane, PA

Solar Energy in Green Lane

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Green Lane with an average of 5.58 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Green Lane

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Green Lane

The total length of the day in Green Lane, PA today (February 19, 2019) will be 10 hours and 53 minutes. [More]

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Green Lane, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Green Lane, PA

Solar Energy Data in Green Lane, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Green Lane, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Green Lane

Based on historical Green Lane, 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 Green Lane. [1]

Green Lane has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.97 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.87 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Green Lane that are always titled at the latitude of Green Lane (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.64 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.97 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.87 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 Green Lane

Solar Radiation Data in Green Lane, PA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Green Lane.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Green Lane, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Green Lane

Green Lane, 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 Green Lane is July with an average of 5.58 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.26 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.25 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Green Lane (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 3.21 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Green Lane vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Green Lane

The average monthly solar radiation level in Green Lane, 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 Green Lane 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 Green Lane

Sunrise / Sunset in Green Lane

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 19, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:49 am
    • Sunset: 10:42 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:15 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:53
Solar Energy Statistics for Green Lane

Best Months for Solar in Green Lane

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.6 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.6 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.02 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Green Lane

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

However, Green Lane is in Montgomery County and Montgomery County has at least 1,004 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Green Lane

The Power of Solar in Green Lane, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Green Lane, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Green Lane

Green Lane (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5212.17 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Green Lane is July with an average of 529.69 kWhac, followed by May at 511.06 kWhac and April at 511.02 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Green Lane (Pennsylvania) are November with an average of 291.77 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 297.99 kWhac and January at 343.75 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Green Lane

Green Lane Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Green Lane averaged 13.93 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in November 2018, which was about 8% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.95¢/kWh in November. [3]

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Green Lane Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $10.32 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in November 2018, which was approximately 9% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.43 per Mcf in November. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Green Lane

Solar Energy Contractors in Green Lane

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Green Lane

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Green Lane

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

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Weather Forecast for Green Lane, PA [5]

Tue Feb 19
34°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 23°F
Max: 34°F
: 5 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Feb 20
29°F
Snow
Min: 24°F
Max: 35°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 92%
Thu Feb 21
53°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 35°F
Max: 53°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Feb 22
39°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 18°F
Max: 39°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 16%
Sat Feb 23
41°F
Light Rain
Min: 15°F
Max: 41°F
: 3 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 55%
Sun Feb 24
40°F
Light Rain
Min: 33°F
Max: 40°F
: 3 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 89%

More about Green Lane

About Green Lane

The borough of Green Lane, PA in Montgomery County has an approximate population of 508. [6]

Green Lane Solar Power

Green Lane, PA Solar Energy

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

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