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Solar Energy in Good Hope, AL

Solar Energy in Good Hope

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Good Hope with an average of 5.88 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Good Hope

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Good Hope

The total length of the day in Good Hope, AL today (May 22, 2024) will be 14 hours and 10 minutes. [More]

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Good Hope, AL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Good Hope, AL

Solar Energy Data in Good Hope, AL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Good Hope, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Good Hope

Based on historical Good Hope, 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 Good Hope. [1]

Good Hope has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.42 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.28 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Good Hope that are always titled at the latitude of Good Hope (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.99 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.42 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.28 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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 Good Hope

Solar Radiation Data in Good Hope, AL

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Good Hope.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Good Hope, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Good Hope

Good Hope, AL has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.2 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Good Hope is August with an average of 5.88 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.76 kWh/m2/day and September at 5.66 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Good Hope (Alabama) are December with an average of 3.87 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.18 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.47 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Good Hope vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Good Hope

The average monthly solar radiation level in Good Hope, AL, of 5.2 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 32% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 21% less than the average level of 6.61 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: Good Hope vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Good Hope 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 Good Hope

Sunrise / Sunset in Good Hope

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 22, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:39 am
    • Sunset: 7:49 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:10
Solar Energy Statistics for Good Hope

Best Months for Solar in Good Hope

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.88 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.77 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.82 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.27 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Good Hope

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Solar Power Output in Good Hope

The Power of Solar in Good Hope, AL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Good Hope, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Good Hope

Good Hope (AL) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5600.72 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Good Hope is August with an average of 512.34 kWhac, followed by October at 511.41 kWhac and May at 498.65 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Good Hope (Alabama) are December with an average of 371.72 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 390.51 kWhac and January at 405.78 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Good Hope

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Good Hope Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Good Hope, AL [5]

Wed May 22
82°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 64°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 94%
Thu May 23
77°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri May 24
82°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 65%
Sat May 25
82°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 33%
Sun May 26
87°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 87°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 89%
Mon May 27
83°F
Light Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 95%

More about Good Hope

About Good Hope

The town of Good Hope, AL in Cullman County has an approximate population of 2,264. [6]

Good Hope Solar Power

Good Hope, AL Solar Energy

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

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