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Solar Energy in Summerhill, PA

Solar Energy in Summerhill

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

Solar Panels in Summerhill

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Summerhill

The total length of the day in Summerhill, PA today (August 20, 2017) will be 13 hours and 32 minutes. [More]

Summerhill, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Summerhill, PA

Solar Energy Data in Summerhill, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Summerhill, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Summerhill

Based on historical Summerhill, 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 Summerhill. [1]

Summerhill has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.76 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 10% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.41 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Summerhill that are always titled at the latitude of Summerhill (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.29 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.76 kWh/m2/day and approximately 26% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.41 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 Summerhill

Solar Radiation Data in Summerhill, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Summerhill, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Summerhill

Summerhill, 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 Summerhill 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 Summerhill (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 1.87 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 2.63 kWh/m2/day and January at 2.64 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Summerhill

The average monthly solar radiation level in Summerhill, 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 (sorry, data not currently available) the average level of 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 Summerhill 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 Summerhill

Sunrise / Sunset in Summerhill

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 20, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:31 am
    • Sunset: 8:04 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:18 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:32
Solar Energy Statistics for Summerhill

Best Months for Solar in Summerhill

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.41 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.22 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (4.06 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.7 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Summerhill

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

However, Summerhill is in Cambria County and Cambria County has at least 31 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Summerhill

The Power of Solar in Summerhill, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Summerhill, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Summerhill

Summerhill (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4857.08 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Summerhill is August with an average of 515.6 kWhac, followed by May at 505.73 kWhac and July at 503.17 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Summerhill (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 197.59 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 264.68 kWhac and January at 282.9 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Summerhill

Summerhill Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Summerhill averaged 14.67 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2017, which was about 13% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.02¢/kWh in May. [3]

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Summerhill Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $13.22 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2017, which was approximately 0% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $13.21 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Summerhill

Solar Energy Contractors in Summerhill

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Summerhill

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Summerhill

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

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Weather Forecast for Summerhill, PA [5]

Sat Aug 19
56°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 56°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Aug 20
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 78°F
Light breeze: 3 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Aug 21
84°F
Few Clouds
Min: 64°F
Max: 84°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 12%
Tue Aug 22
85°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 85°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 44%
Wed Aug 23
72°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 72°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 25%
Thu Aug 24
68°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 52°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Summerhill

About Summerhill

The borough of Summerhill, PA in Cambria County has an approximate population of 490. [6]

Summerhill Solar Power

Summerhill, PA Solar Energy

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

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