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Solar Energy in New Buffalo, PA

Solar Energy in New Buffalo

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in New Buffalo with an average of 5.6 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in New Buffalo

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

Sunrise & Sunset in New Buffalo

The total length of the day in New Buffalo, PA today (September 25, 2017) will be 11 hours and 59 minutes. [More]

New Buffalo, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in New Buffalo, PA

Solar Energy Data in New Buffalo, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for New Buffalo, PA

Solar Radiation Data in New Buffalo

Based on historical New Buffalo, 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 New Buffalo. [1]

New Buffalo has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.88 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.66 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in New Buffalo that are always titled at the latitude of New Buffalo (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.5 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.88 kWh/m2/day and approximately 23% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.66 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 New Buffalo

Solar Radiation Data in New Buffalo, PA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in New Buffalo.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for New Buffalo, PA

Solar Radiation Data in New Buffalo

New Buffalo, PA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.51 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in New Buffalo is June with an average of 5.6 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.58 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.31 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in New Buffalo (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 2.58 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.05 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.42 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: New Buffalo vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in New Buffalo

The average monthly solar radiation level in New Buffalo, PA, of 4.51 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 21% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 32% 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 New Buffalo 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 New Buffalo

Sunrise / Sunset in New Buffalo

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 25, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:59 am
    • Sunset: 6:59 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:59 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:59
Solar Energy Statistics for New Buffalo

Best Months for Solar in New Buffalo

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.6 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.5 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.45 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.92 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in New Buffalo

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

However, New Buffalo is in Perry County and Perry County has at least 154 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in New Buffalo

The Power of Solar in New Buffalo, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for New Buffalo, PA

Solar Radiation Data in New Buffalo

New Buffalo (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5256.82 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in New Buffalo is July with an average of 525.53 kWhac, followed by June at 514.35 kWhac and May at 512.28 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in New Buffalo (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 273.87 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 304.74 kWhac and January at 358.64 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in New Buffalo

New Buffalo Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in New Buffalo averaged 14.52 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2017, which was about 10% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.22¢/kWh in June. [3]

Solar Power Poll: New Buffalo

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New Buffalo Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $16.82 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2017, which was approximately 5% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.98 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Solar Businesses in New Buffalo

Solar Energy Contractors in New Buffalo

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

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

Solar Energy Equipment in New Buffalo

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

Sorry, no local business selling solar equipment were found.

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

Energy Conservation Consultants in New Buffalo

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

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Weather Forecast for New Buffalo, PA [5]

Sun Sep 24
66°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 66°F
Max: 66°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 25
83°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 66°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Sep 26
75°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 65°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 56%
Wed Sep 27
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 65°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 28
71°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 71°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Sep 29
68°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 68°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about New Buffalo

About New Buffalo

The borough of New Buffalo, PA in Perry County has an approximate population of 129. [6]

New Buffalo Solar Power

New Buffalo, PA Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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