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Solar Energy in Leesport, PA

Solar Energy in Leesport

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

Solar Panels in Leesport

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Leesport

The total length of the day in Leesport, PA today (December 16, 2018) will be 09 hours and 17 minutes. [More]

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Leesport, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Leesport, PA

Solar Energy Data in Leesport, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Leesport, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Leesport

Based on historical Leesport, 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 Leesport. [1]

Leesport has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.92 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.74 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Leesport that are always titled at the latitude of Leesport (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.56 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.92 kWh/m2/day and approximately 22% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.74 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 Leesport

Solar Radiation Data in Leesport, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Leesport, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Leesport

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

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Leesport (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: Leesport vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Leesport

The average monthly solar radiation level in Leesport, 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 Leesport 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 Leesport

Sunrise / Sunset in Leesport

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 16, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:20 am
    • Sunset: 5:38 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:59 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:17
Solar Energy Statistics for Leesport

Best Months for Solar in Leesport

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.6 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.99 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Leesport

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

However, Leesport is in Berks County and Berks County has at least 626 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Leesport

The Power of Solar in Leesport, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Leesport, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Leesport

Leesport (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5211.37 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Leesport is July with an average of 529.31 kWhac, followed by April at 510.84 kWhac and May at 510.73 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Leesport (Pennsylvania) are November with an average of 291.91 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 298.2 kWhac and January at 343.97 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Leesport

Leesport Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Leesport averaged 13.76 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2018, which was about 6% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.01¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Leesport Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $19.34 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2018, which was approximately 12% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.32 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Leesport

Solar Energy Contractors in Leesport

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Leesport

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Leesport

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

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Weather Forecast for Leesport, PA [5]

Sat Dec 15
44°F
Light Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 44°F
High wind, near gale: 16 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Dec 16
42°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 33°F
Max: 42°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 92%
Mon Dec 17
43°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 31°F
Max: 43°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Dec 18
34°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 19°F
Max: 34°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 19
38°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 18°F
Max: 38°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 26%
Thu Dec 20
36°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 19°F
Max: 36°F
Light breeze: 3 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 94%

More about Leesport

About Leesport

The borough of Leesport, PA in Berks County has an approximate population of 1,918. [6]

Leesport Solar Power

Leesport, PA Solar Energy

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

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