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Solar Energy in Valencia, PA

Solar Energy in Valencia

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

Solar Panels in Valencia

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Valencia

The total length of the day in Valencia, PA today (February 19, 2019) will be 10 hours and 52 minutes. [More]

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Valencia, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Valencia, PA

Solar Energy Data in Valencia, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Valencia, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Valencia

Based on historical Valencia, 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 Valencia. [1]

Valencia has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.81 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 10% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.46 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Valencia that are always titled at the latitude of Valencia (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.35 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.81 kWh/m2/day and approximately 26% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.46 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 Valencia

Solar Radiation Data in Valencia, PA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Valencia, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Valencia

Valencia, 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 Valencia is August with an average of 5.4 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.39 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 Valencia (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 1.88 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 2.63 kWh/m2/day and January at 2.64 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Valencia

The average monthly solar radiation level in Valencia, 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 Valencia 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 Valencia

Sunrise / Sunset in Valencia

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 19, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:07 pm
    • Sunset: 10:59 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:33 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:52
Solar Energy Statistics for Valencia

Best Months for Solar in Valencia

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.4 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.42 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.34 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.87 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Valencia

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

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

Solar Power Output in Valencia

The Power of Solar in Valencia, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Valencia, PA

Solar Radiation Data in Valencia

Valencia (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4853.85 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Valencia is August with an average of 514.96 kWhac, followed by May at 504.81 kWhac and July at 502.17 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Valencia (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 197.76 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 264.91 kWhac and January at 283.27 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Valencia

Valencia Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Valencia averaged 13.93 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in November 2018, which was about 8% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.95¢/kWh in November. [3]

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Valencia Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Pennsylvania averaged $10.32 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in November 2018, which was approximately 9% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.43 per Mcf in November. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Valencia

Solar Energy Contractors in Valencia

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

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

Solar Energy Equipment in Valencia

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

Sorry, no local business selling solar equipment were found.

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

Energy Conservation Consultants in Valencia

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

Sorry, no local energy conservation specialists were found.

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

Weather Forecast for Valencia, PA [5]

Tue Feb 19
29°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 22°F
Max: 32°F
: 3 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 8%
Wed Feb 20
33°F
Snow
Min: 25°F
Max: 45°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Feb 21
41°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 27°F
Max: 41°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Feb 22
32°F
Light Snow
Min: 17°F
Max: 32°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 49%
Sat Feb 23
43°F
Light Rain
Min: 14°F
Max: 47°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 82%
Sun Feb 24
56°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 29°F
Max: 56°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 96%

More about Valencia

About Valencia

The borough of Valencia, PA in Butler County has an approximate population of 551. [6]

Valencia Solar Power

Valencia, PA Solar Energy

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

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