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Solar Energy in Prospect, PA

Solar Energy in Prospect

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Prospect with an average of 5.4 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Prospect

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Prospect

The total length of the day in Prospect, PA today (December 16, 2018) will be 09 hours and 14 minutes. [More]

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Prospect, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Prospect, PA

Solar Energy Data in Prospect, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Prospect, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Prospect

Based on historical Prospect, 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 Prospect. [1]

Prospect has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.75 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 12% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.36 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Prospect that are always titled at the latitude of Prospect (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.25 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.75 kWh/m2/day and approximately 26% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.36 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 Prospect

Solar Radiation Data in Prospect, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Prospect, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Prospect

Prospect, PA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.14 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Prospect is August with an average of 5.4 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.38 kWh/m2/day and July at 5.25 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Prospect (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 1.88 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 2.64 kWh/m2/day and January at 2.65 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Prospect

The average monthly solar radiation level in Prospect, PA, of 4.14 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 Prospect 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 Prospect

Sunrise / Sunset in Prospect

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 16, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:38 am
    • Sunset: 5:53 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:16 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:14
Solar Energy Statistics for Prospect

Best Months for Solar in Prospect

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.4 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.38 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.33 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.87 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Prospect

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

However, Prospect is in Butler County and Butler County has at least 34 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Prospect

The Power of Solar in Prospect, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Prospect, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Prospect

Prospect (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4851.28 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Prospect is August with an average of 514.45 kWhac, followed by May at 504.08 kWhac and July at 501.39 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Prospect (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 197.9 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 265.09 kWhac and January at 283.56 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Prospect

Prospect Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Prospect 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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Prospect 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 Prospect

Solar Energy Contractors in Prospect

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Prospect

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Prospect

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

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Weather Forecast for Prospect, PA [5]

Sun Dec 16
40°F
Light Rain
Min: 35°F
Max: 40°F
: 3 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 99%
Cloud cover: 88%
Mon Dec 17
34°F
Light Snow
Min: 30°F
Max: 34°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 88%
Tue Dec 18
35°F
Light Snow
Min: 20°F
Max: 35°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 8%
Wed Dec 19
38°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 20°F
Max: 38°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 35%
Thu Dec 20
42°F
Light Rain
Min: 25°F
Max: 42°F
: 3 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 87%
Fri Dec 21
33°F
Light Snow
Min: 25°F
Max: 33°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 63%

More about Prospect

About Prospect

The borough of Prospect, PA in Butler County has an approximate population of 1,169. [6]

Prospect Solar Power

Prospect, PA Solar Energy

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

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