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Solar Energy in New Salem, PA

Solar Energy in New Salem

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in New Salem with an average of 5.62 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in New Salem

Solar panels in New Salem 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 Salem

The total length of the day in New Salem, PA today (December 16, 2018) will be 09 hours and 21 minutes. [More]

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New Salem, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in New Salem, PA

Solar Energy Data in New Salem, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for New Salem, PA

Solar Radiation Data in New Salem

Based on historical New Salem, 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 Salem. [1]

New Salem has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.99 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.84 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in New Salem that are always titled at the latitude of New Salem (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.64 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.99 kWh/m2/day and approximately 21% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.84 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 New Salem

Solar Radiation Data in New Salem, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for New Salem, PA

Solar Radiation Data in New Salem

New Salem, PA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.52 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in New Salem is June with an average of 5.62 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.6 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.33 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in New Salem (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 2.57 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.04 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.41 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in New Salem

The average monthly solar radiation level in New Salem, PA, of 4.52 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 Salem 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 New Salem

Sunrise / Sunset in New Salem

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 16, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:22 am
    • Sunset: 5:43 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:03 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:21
Solar Energy Statistics for New Salem

Best Months for Solar in New Salem

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.62 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.55 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.5 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.97 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in New Salem

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

However, New Salem is in York County and York County has at least 711 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in New Salem

The Power of Solar in New Salem, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for New Salem, PA

Solar Radiation Data in New Salem

New Salem (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5260.86 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in New Salem is July with an average of 527.37 kWhac, followed by June at 516.32 kWhac and May at 513.84 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in New Salem (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 273.11 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 304.06 kWhac and January at 357.58 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in New Salem

New Salem Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in New Salem 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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New Salem 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 New Salem

Solar Energy Contractors in New Salem

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in New Salem

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in New Salem

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

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Weather Forecast for New Salem, PA [5]

Sat Dec 15
44°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 42°F
Max: 44°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 99%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Dec 16
41°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 33°F
Max: 41°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 99%
Cloud cover: 92%
Mon Dec 17
44°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 31°F
Max: 44°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 8%
Tue Dec 18
36°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 19°F
Max: 36°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 19
39°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 18°F
Max: 39°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 39%
Thu Dec 20
35°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 18°F
Max: 35°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 98%

More about New Salem

About New Salem

The borough of New Salem, PA in York County has an approximate population of 724. [6]

New Salem Solar Power

New Salem, PA Solar Energy

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

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