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Solar Energy in Lock Haven, PA

Solar Energy in Lock Haven

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Lock Haven with an average of 5.38 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Lock Haven

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Lock Haven

The total length of the day in Lock Haven, PA today (July 18, 2018) will be 14 hours and 44 minutes. [More]

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Lock Haven, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Lock Haven, PA

Solar Energy Data in Lock Haven, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Lock Haven, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Lock Haven

Based on historical Lock Haven, 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 Lock Haven. [1]

Lock Haven has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.56 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Lock Haven that are always titled at the latitude of Lock Haven (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.4 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.8 kWh/m2/day and approximately 24% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.56 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 Lock Haven

Solar Radiation Data in Lock Haven, PA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Lock Haven.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Lock Haven, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Lock Haven

Lock Haven, PA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.16 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Lock Haven is July with an average of 5.38 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.3 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.19 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Lock Haven (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 2.32 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 2.57 kWh/m2/day and January at 2.96 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Lock Haven vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Lock Haven

The average monthly solar radiation level in Lock Haven, PA, of 4.16 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 12% 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 Lock Haven 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 Lock Haven

Sunrise / Sunset in Lock Haven

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 18, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:54 am
    • Sunset: 8:38 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:16 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:44
Solar Energy Statistics for Lock Haven

Best Months for Solar in Lock Haven

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.38 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.33 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.48 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.74 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Lock Haven

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

However, Lock Haven is in Clinton County and Clinton County has at least 42 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Lock Haven

The Power of Solar in Lock Haven, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Lock Haven, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Lock Haven

Lock Haven (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4879.56 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Lock Haven is July with an average of 509.66 kWhac, followed by May at 502.24 kWhac and August at 493.29 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Lock Haven (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 244.84 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 256.83 kWhac and January at 318.64 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Lock Haven

Lock Haven Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Lock Haven averaged 14.10 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2018, which was about 9% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.89¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Lock Haven Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $10.71 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2018, which was approximately 6% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.12 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Lock Haven

Solar Energy Contractors in Lock Haven

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Lock Haven

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Lock Haven

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

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Weather Forecast for Lock Haven, PA [5]

Wed Jul 18
63°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 63°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jul 19
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 76°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jul 20
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 65°F
Max: 79°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Jul 21
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 76°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 63%
Sun Jul 22
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 66°F
Max: 74°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 68%
Mon Jul 23
83°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 69°F
Max: 83°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 23%

More about Lock Haven

About Lock Haven

The city of Lock Haven, PA in Clinton County has an approximate population of 9,772. [6]

Lock Haven Solar Power

Lock Haven, PA Solar Energy

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

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