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Solar Energy in Jeannette, PA

Solar Energy in Jeannette

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

Solar Panels in Jeannette

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Jeannette

The total length of the day in Jeannette, PA today (August 20, 2017) will be 13 hours and 32 minutes. [More]

Jeannette, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Jeannette, PA

Solar Energy Data in Jeannette, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Jeannette, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Jeannette

Based on historical Jeannette, 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 Jeannette. [1]

Jeannette has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.83 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 10% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.47 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Jeannette that are always titled at the latitude of Jeannette (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.37 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.83 kWh/m2/day and approximately 26% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.47 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 Jeannette

Solar Radiation Data in Jeannette, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Jeannette, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Jeannette

Jeannette, 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 Jeannette is August with an average of 5.41 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.4 kWh/m2/day and July at 5.27 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Jeannette (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 1.87 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: Jeannette vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Jeannette

The average monthly solar radiation level in Jeannette, 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 (sorry, data not currently available) the average level of 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 Jeannette 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 Jeannette

Sunrise / Sunset in Jeannette

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 20, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:35 am
    • Sunset: 8:07 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:21 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:32
Solar Energy Statistics for Jeannette

Best Months for Solar in Jeannette

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.41 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.41 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.27 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.84 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Jeannette

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

However, Jeannette is in Westmoreland County and Westmoreland County has at least 82 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Jeannette

The Power of Solar in Jeannette, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Jeannette, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Jeannette

Jeannette (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4857.62 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Jeannette is August with an average of 515.71 kWhac, followed by May at 505.88 kWhac and July at 503.34 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Jeannette (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 197.56 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 264.64 kWhac and January at 282.84 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Jeannette

Jeannette Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Jeannette averaged 14.67 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2017, which was about 13% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.02¢/kWh in May. [3]

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Jeannette Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $13.22 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2017, which was approximately 0% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $13.21 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Jeannette

Solar Energy Contractors in Jeannette

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Jeannette

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Jeannette

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

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Weather Forecast for Jeannette, PA [5]

Sun Aug 20
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Aug 21
83°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 66°F
Max: 84°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 68%
Tue Aug 22
85°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 85°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 24%
Wed Aug 23
73°F
Light Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 7%
Thu Aug 24
72°F
Light Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 72°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 1%
Fri Aug 25
69°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 69%

More about Jeannette

About Jeannette

The city of Jeannette, PA in Westmoreland County has an approximate population of 9,654. [6]

Jeannette Solar Power

Jeannette, PA Solar Energy

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

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