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Solar Energy in Bay Minette, AL

Solar Energy in Bay Minette

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Solar Panels in Bay Minette

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Bay Minette

The total length of the day in Bay Minette, AL today (October 20, 2019) will be 11 hours and 14 minutes. [More]

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Bay Minette, AL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Bay Minette, AL

Solar Energy Data in Bay Minette, AL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Bay Minette, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Bay Minette

Based on historical Bay Minette, 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 Bay Minette. [1]

Bay Minette has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.66 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.46 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Bay Minette that are always titled at the latitude of Bay Minette (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.18 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.66 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.46 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 Bay Minette

Solar Radiation Data in Bay Minette, AL

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Bay Minette.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Bay Minette, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Bay Minette

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Solar Power Comparison: Bay Minette vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Bay Minette

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Bay Minette 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 Bay Minette

Sunrise / Sunset in Bay Minette

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 20, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:58 am
    • Sunset: 11:13 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:35 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:14
Solar Energy Statistics for Bay Minette

Best Months for Solar in Bay Minette

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: May (5.99 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.27 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.39 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Bay Minette

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

However, Bay Minette is in Baldwin County and Baldwin County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Bay Minette

The Power of Solar in Bay Minette, AL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Bay Minette, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Bay Minette

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Cost of Utilities in Bay Minette

Bay Minette Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Bay Minette averaged 12.93 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2019, which was about 3% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.27¢/kWh in July. [3]

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Bay Minette Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Alabama averaged $22.45 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July 2019, which was approximately 25% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.89 per Mcf in July. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Bay Minette

Solar Energy Contractors in Bay Minette

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Bay Minette, AL.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Bay Minette

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Bay Minette, AL.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Bay Minette

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Bay Minette, AL.

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Weather Forecast for Bay Minette, AL [5]

Sun Oct 20
68°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 68°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Oct 21
84°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 84°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 83%
Tue Oct 22
73°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 52°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 76%
Wed Oct 23
70°F
Few Clouds
Min: 48°F
Max: 70°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 18%
Thu Oct 24
59°F
Light Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 64°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Oct 25
65°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 67°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Bay Minette

About Bay Minette

The city of Bay Minette, AL in Baldwin County has an approximate population of 8,044. [6]

Bay Minette Solar Power

Bay Minette, AL Solar Energy

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

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