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Solar Energy in West Grove, PA

Solar Energy in West Grove

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in West Grove with an average of 5.73 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in West Grove

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

Sunrise & Sunset in West Grove

The total length of the day in West Grove, PA today (December 10, 2018) will be 09 hours and 24 minutes. [More]

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West Grove, PA Solar Energy

Solar Power in West Grove, PA

Solar Energy Data in West Grove, PA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for West Grove, PA

Solar Radiation Data in West Grove

Based on historical West Grove, 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 West Grove. [1]

West Grove has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.05 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.02 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in West Grove that are always titled at the latitude of West Grove (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.73 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.05 kWh/m2/day and approximately 18% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.02 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 West Grove

Solar Radiation Data in West Grove, PA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in West Grove.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for West Grove, PA

Solar Radiation Data in West Grove

West Grove, PA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.68 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in West Grove is June with an average of 5.73 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.7 kWh/m2/day and July at 5.57 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in West Grove (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 2.88 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.44 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.5 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: West Grove vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in West Grove

The average monthly solar radiation level in West Grove, PA, of 4.68 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 25% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 29% 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 West Grove 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 West Grove

Sunrise / Sunset in West Grove

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 10, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:14 am
    • Sunset: 5:38 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:56 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:24
Solar Energy Statistics for West Grove

Best Months for Solar in West Grove

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.73 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.66 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.79 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.08 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in West Grove

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

However, West Grove is in Chester County and Chester County has at least 1,096 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in West Grove

The Power of Solar in West Grove, PA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for West Grove, PA

Solar Radiation Data in West Grove

West Grove (PA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5457.6 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in West Grove is August with an average of 541.69 kWhac, followed by June at 528.76 kWhac and July at 525.25 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in West Grove (Pennsylvania) are December with an average of 299.46 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 346.55 kWhac and January at 364.9 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in West Grove

West Grove Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in West Grove 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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West Grove 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 West Grove

Solar Energy Contractors in West Grove

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in West Grove

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in West Grove

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

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Weather Forecast for West Grove, PA [5]

Mon Dec 10
32°F
Few Clouds
Min: 23°F
Max: 38°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 20%
Tue Dec 11
30°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 20°F
Max: 37°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 12
33°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 25°F
Max: 39°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Dec 13
36°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 15°F
Max: 36°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 64%
Fri Dec 14
48°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 35°F
Max: 58°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 99%
Sat Dec 15
58°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 34°F
Max: 61°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 76%

More about West Grove

About West Grove

The borough of West Grove, PA in Chester County has an approximate population of 2,854. [6]

West Grove Solar Power

West Grove, PA Solar Energy

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

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