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Solar Energy in Blacksville, WV

Solar Energy in Blacksville

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Blacksville with an average of 5.43 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Blacksville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Blacksville

The total length of the day in Blacksville, WV today (November 23, 2017) will be 09 hours and 44 minutes. [More]

Blacksville, WV Solar Energy

Solar Power in Blacksville, WV

Solar Energy Data in Blacksville, WV

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Blacksville, WV

Solar Radiation Data in Blacksville

Based on historical Blacksville, WV data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Blacksville. [1]

Blacksville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.88 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 8% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.59 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Blacksville that are always titled at the latitude of Blacksville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.43 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.88 kWh/m2/day and approximately 23% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.59 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 Blacksville

Solar Radiation Data in Blacksville, WV

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Blacksville, WV

Solar Radiation Data in Blacksville

Blacksville, WV 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 Blacksville is August with an average of 5.43 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.43 kWh/m2/day and July at 5.29 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Blacksville (West Virginia) 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 2.63 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Blacksville

The average monthly solar radiation level in Blacksville, WV, 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 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 Blacksville 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 Blacksville

Sunrise / Sunset in Blacksville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:15 pm
    • Sunset: 9:59 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:07 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:44
Solar Energy Statistics for Blacksville

Best Months for Solar in Blacksville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.43 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.37 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.37 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.93 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Blacksville

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the town of Blacksville, WV at this current time.

However, Blacksville is in Monongalia County and Monongalia County has at least 4 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Blacksville

The Power of Solar in Blacksville, WV

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Blacksville, WV

Solar Radiation Data in Blacksville

Blacksville (WV) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4863.92 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Blacksville is August with an average of 517 kWhac, followed by May at 507.75 kWhac and July at 505.36 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Blacksville (West Virginia) are December with an average of 197.18 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 264.14 kWhac and January at 282.06 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Blacksville

Blacksville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Blacksville averaged 11.67 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2017, which was about 12% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.19¢/kWh in August. [3]

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Blacksville Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in West Virginia averaged $17.47 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2017, which was approximately 3% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $18.09 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Blacksville

Solar Energy Contractors in Blacksville

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Blacksville, WV.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Blacksville

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Blacksville, WV.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Blacksville

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Blacksville, WV.

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Weather Forecast for Blacksville, WV [5]

Wed Nov 22
27°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 27°F
Max: 27°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Nov 23
38°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 22°F
Max: 38°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 8%
Fri Nov 24
46°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 26°F
Max: 47°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Nov 25
45°F
Light Rain
Min: 35°F
Max: 45°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 75%
Sun Nov 26
35°F
Snow
Min: 28°F
Max: 35°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 77%
Mon Nov 27
38°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 23°F
Max: 38°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Blacksville

About Blacksville

The town of Blacksville, WV in Monongalia County has an approximate population of 171. [6]

Blacksville Solar Power

Blacksville, WV Solar Energy

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

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