Solar Energy LocalSolar Energy Local
Solar Energy & Solar Power Resources

Solar Energy in Millvale, PA

Solar Energy in Millvale

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

Solar Panels in Millvale

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Millvale

The total length of the day in Millvale, PA today (December 10, 2018) will be 09 hours and 20 minutes. [More]

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes
Millvale, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Millvale, PA

Solar Energy Data in Millvale, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Millvale, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Millvale

Based on historical Millvale, 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 Millvale. [1]

Millvale has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.81 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 11% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.42 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Millvale that are always titled at the latitude of Millvale (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.35 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.81 kWh/m2/day and approximately 27% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.42 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 Millvale

Solar Radiation Data in Millvale, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Millvale, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Millvale

Millvale, 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 Millvale is August with an average of 5.41 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.4 kWh/m2/day and July at 5.26 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Millvale (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 1.88 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 2.63 kWh/m2/day and January at 2.64 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes

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

Solar Power Levels in Millvale

The average monthly solar radiation level in Millvale, 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 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 Millvale 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 Millvale

Sunrise / Sunset in Millvale

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 10, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:32 am
    • Sunset: 5:53 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:13 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:20
Solar Energy Statistics for Millvale

Best Months for Solar in Millvale

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.41 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.36 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.22 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.84 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Millvale

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

However, Millvale is in Allegheny County and Allegheny County has at least 250 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Millvale

The Power of Solar in Millvale, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Millvale, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Millvale

Millvale (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4855.98 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Millvale is August with an average of 515.38 kWhac, followed by May at 505.41 kWhac and July at 502.83 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Millvale (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 197.65 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 264.76 kWhac and January at 283.03 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Millvale

Millvale Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Millvale 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]

Solar Power Poll: Millvale

Vote now: Given all of the data and analysis provided for Millvale, is solar power a good choice for residents of this borough?

Yes, solar power is a great option  
No, solar power isn't a good option

Millvale 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]

Latest Solar News

Solar jobs now outnumber oil jobs in the U.S.

Solar jobs now outnumber oil jobs in the U.S.The Solar Foundation recently published the National Solar Jobs Census 2015, its yearly update of current employment, job trends, and growth projections in the U.S.
Read More

Apple granted another solar-related patent

Apple granted another solar-related patentTechnology powerhouse Apple was granted 53 new patents last week, and one of the new patents deals specifically with technology that is directly related to …
Read More

Could the entire U.S. be powered by solar from just …

Could the entire U.S. be powered by solar from just … Business magnate Elon Musk is known for his roles in various aspects of technology and business — from PayPal to SpaceX — and he is …
Read More

Solar Businesses in Millvale

Solar Energy Contractors in Millvale

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

Our search for solar contractors companies located in Millvale produced no matches.

Solar Energy Equipment in Millvale

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

Sorry, no local business selling solar equipment were found.

Our search for companies selling solar parts located in Millvale produced no matches.

Energy Conservation Consultants in Millvale

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

Sorry, no local energy conservation specialists were found.

Our search for energy conservation specialists located in Millvale produced no matches.

Weather Forecast for Millvale, PA [5]

Mon Dec 10
34°F
Light Snow
Min: 11°F
Max: 34°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Dec 11
31°F
Light Snow
Min: 11°F
Max: 32°F
: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 12
35°F
Few Clouds
Min: 15°F
Max: 36°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 12%
Thu Dec 13
35°F
Light Rain
Min: 23°F
Max: 35°F
Light breeze: 2 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 95%
Fri Dec 14
39°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 31°F
Max: 55°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Dec 15
34°F
Snow
Min: 32°F
Max: 48°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 97%

More about Millvale

About Millvale

The borough of Millvale, PA in Allegheny County has an approximate population of 3,744. [6]

Millvale Solar Power

Millvale, PA Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Various missions to space by different countries are known to utilize solar energy as a main power source.

Other Cities in Pennsylvania

ZIP Codes in PA


Go

References