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Solar Energy in Center Point, AL

Solar Energy in Center Point

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Solar Panels in Center Point

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Center Point

The total length of the day in Center Point, AL today (July 04, 2020) will be 14 hours and 18 minutes. [More]

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Center Point, AL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Center Point, AL

Solar Energy Data in Center Point, AL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Center Point, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Center Point

Based on historical Center Point, 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 Center Point. [1]

Center Point 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 4.3 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Center Point that are always titled at the latitude of Center Point (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 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.3 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 Center Point

Solar Radiation Data in Center Point, AL

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Center Point.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Center Point, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Center Point

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Solar Power Comparison: Center Point vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Center Point

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Center Point 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 Center Point

Sunrise / Sunset in Center Point

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 04, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:42 am
    • Sunset: 1:00 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:51 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:18
Solar Energy Statistics for Center Point

Best Months for Solar in Center Point

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (5.71 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.86 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.15 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Center Point

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

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

Solar Power Output in Center Point

The Power of Solar in Center Point, AL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Center Point, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Center Point

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Cost of Utilities in Center Point

Center Point Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Center Point averaged 12.87 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2020, which was about 3% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Center Point Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Alabama averaged $16.96 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2020, which was approximately 59% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.68 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Center Point, AL [5]

Sat Jul 4
90°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 90°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 40%
Sun Jul 5
91°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 73°F
Max: 91°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 88%
Mon Jul 6
81°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 96%
Tue Jul 7
83°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 83°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 97%
Wed Jul 8
83°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 84°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 50%
Thu Jul 9
89°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 90°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 19%

More about Center Point

About Center Point

The city of Center Point, AL in Jefferson County has an approximate population of 16,921. [6]

Center Point Solar Power

Center Point, AL Solar Energy

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

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