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Solar Energy in North York, PA

Solar Energy in North York

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

Solar Panels in North York

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

Sunrise & Sunset in North York

The total length of the day in North York, PA today (September 25, 2017) will be 12 hours and 00 minutes. [More]

North York, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in North York, PA

Solar Energy Data in North York, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for North York, PA

Solar Radiation Data in North York

Based on historical North York, 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 North York. [1]

North York 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 North York that are always titled at the latitude of North York (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.

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Solar Radiation Levels in North York

Solar Radiation Data in North York, PA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in North York.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for North York, PA

Solar Radiation Data in North York

North York, 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 North York is June with an average of 5.62 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.6 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.32 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in North York (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 3.42 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: North York vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in North York

The average monthly solar radiation level in North York, 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 North York 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 North York

Sunrise / Sunset in North York

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 25, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:58 am
    • Sunset: 6:58 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:58 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:00
Solar Energy Statistics for North York

Best Months for Solar in North York

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.62 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.53 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.95 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in North York

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

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

Solar Power Output in North York

The Power of Solar in North York, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for North York, PA

Solar Radiation Data in North York

North York (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5260.64 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in North York is July with an average of 527.26 kWhac, followed by June at 516.2 kWhac and May at 513.75 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in North York (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 273.16 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 304.1 kWhac and January at 357.64 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in North York

North York Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in North York 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: North York

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North York 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 North York

Solar Energy Contractors in North York

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

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

Solar Energy Equipment in North York

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

Sorry, no local business selling solar equipment were found.

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

Energy Conservation Consultants in North York

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

Sorry, no local energy conservation specialists were found.

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

Weather Forecast for North York, PA [5]

Sun Sep 24
67°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 67°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 25
84°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°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 North York

About North York

The borough of North York, PA in York County has an approximate population of 1,914. [6]

North York Solar Power

North York, PA Solar Energy

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

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