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Solar Energy in Argo, AL

Solar Energy in Argo

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Solar Panels in Argo

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Argo

The total length of the day in Argo, AL today (June 03, 2020) will be 14 hours and 17 minutes. [More]

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Argo, AL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Argo, AL

Solar Energy Data in Argo, AL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Argo, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Argo

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

Argo has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.45 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.33 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Argo that are always titled at the latitude of Argo (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.02 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.45 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.33 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 Argo

Solar Radiation Data in Argo, AL

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Argo, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Argo

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

Solar Power Levels in Argo

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Argo 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 Argo

Sunrise / Sunset in Argo

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 03, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:35 am
    • Sunset: 12:53 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:44 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:17
Solar Energy Statistics for Argo

Best Months for Solar in Argo

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (5.7 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.85 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.18 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Argo

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

However, Argo is in Jefferson County and Jefferson County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Argo

The Power of Solar in Argo, AL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Argo, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Argo

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Cost of Utilities in Argo

Argo Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Argo averaged 12.77 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in March 2020, which was about 2% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.08¢/kWh in March. [3]

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Argo Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Alabama averaged $14.57 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2020, which was approximately 48% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.86 per Mcf in March. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Argo, AL [5]

Wed Jun 3
82°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 83°F
Calm: 2 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 98%
Thu Jun 4
81°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 85°F
Calm: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 65%
Fri Jun 5
80°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 83°F
Light breeze: 4 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 36%
Sat Jun 6
83°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 86°F
Calm: 1 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 32%
Sun Jun 7
79°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 66°F
Max: 79°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 99%
Mon Jun 8
82°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 96%

More about Argo

About Argo

The town of Argo, AL in Jefferson County has an approximate population of 4,071. [6]

Argo Solar Power

Argo, AL Solar Energy

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

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