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Solar Panel Angles for Chesapeake, Virginia

The most efficient tilt for photovoltaic panels in Chesapeake, Virginia at a latitude of 36.68°:

Orientation

Your photovoltaic panels need to be angled facing south.

Fixed tilt

If you're mounting the photovoltaic panels at a stationary angle, such as on your roof, the most efficient angle is 31°.

2-Season tilt

If you're planning to change the angle of your photovoltaic panels twice per year, the most efficient angle is 13.1° in summer months and 51.3° in winter months.

4-Season tilt

If you're planning to change the angle of your photovoltaic panels each season, the most efficient angle is 9.4° in summer months and 56.6° in winter months, and 33.6° in autumn and spring months.