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Solar Energy in Fort Deposit, AL

Solar Energy in Fort Deposit

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Solar Panels in Fort Deposit

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Fort Deposit

The total length of the day in Fort Deposit, AL today (January 24, 2021) will be 10 hours and 29 minutes. [More]

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Fort Deposit, AL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Fort Deposit, AL

Solar Energy Data in Fort Deposit, AL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Fort Deposit, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Deposit

Based on historical Fort Deposit, 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 Fort Deposit. [1]

Fort Deposit has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.66 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.54 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Fort Deposit that are always titled at the latitude of Fort Deposit (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.22 kWh/m2/day, or about 12% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.66 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.54 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 Fort Deposit

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Deposit, AL

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Fort Deposit.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Fort Deposit, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Deposit

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Solar Power Comparison: Fort Deposit vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Fort Deposit

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Fort Deposit 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 Fort Deposit

Sunrise / Sunset in Fort Deposit

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 24, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:43 pm
    • Sunset: 11:13 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:58 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:29
Solar Energy Statistics for Fort Deposit

Best Months for Solar in Fort Deposit

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: May (6.06 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.18 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.44 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Fort Deposit

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

However, Fort Deposit is in Lowndes County and Lowndes County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Fort Deposit

The Power of Solar in Fort Deposit, AL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Fort Deposit, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Deposit

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Cost of Utilities in Fort Deposit

Fort Deposit Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Fort Deposit averaged 13.07 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2020, which was about 4% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.60¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Fort Deposit Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Alabama averaged $21.22 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2020, which was approximately 72% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.35 per Mcf in October. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Fort Deposit, AL [5]

Sun Jan 24
60°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 47°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 73%
Mon Jan 25
67°F
Light Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 69°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Jan 26
70°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 70°F
Light breeze: 5 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 95%
Wed Jan 27
71°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 71°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 86%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Jan 28
48°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 38°F
Max: 48°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 63%
Fri Jan 29
52°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 29°F
Max: 53°F
Calm: 3 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 6%

More about Fort Deposit

About Fort Deposit

The town of Fort Deposit, AL in Lowndes County has an approximate population of 1,344. [6]

Fort Deposit Solar Power

Fort Deposit, AL Solar Energy

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

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