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Solar Energy in Maytown, AL

Solar Energy in Maytown

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Solar Panels in Maytown

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Maytown

The total length of the day in Maytown, AL today (September 24, 2020) will be 12 hours and 02 minutes. [More]

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Maytown, AL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Maytown, AL

Solar Energy Data in Maytown, AL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Maytown, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Maytown

Based on historical Maytown, 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 Maytown. [1]

Maytown has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.47 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.31 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Maytown that are always titled at the latitude of Maytown (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.03 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.47 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.31 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 Maytown

Solar Radiation Data in Maytown, AL

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Maytown, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Maytown

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

Solar Power Levels in Maytown

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Maytown

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 24, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:38 am
    • Sunset: 11:40 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:39 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:02
Solar Energy Statistics for Maytown

Best Months for Solar in Maytown

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: May (5.78 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.92 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.21 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Maytown

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

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

Solar Power Output in Maytown

The Power of Solar in Maytown, AL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Maytown, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Maytown

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Cost of Utilities in Maytown

Maytown Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Maytown averaged 12.93 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2020, which was about 3% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in June. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Maytown

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Maytown Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Alabama averaged $20.51 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2020, which was approximately 33% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.37 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Maytown, AL [5]

Thu Sep 24
72°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 72°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 96%
Fri Sep 25
72°F
Light Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 78°F
Calm: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 99%
Sat Sep 26
80°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 62°F
Max: 82°F
Calm: 1 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 39%
Sun Sep 27
81°F
Light Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 82°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Sep 28
77°F
Light Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 17%
Tue Sep 29
76°F
Few Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 20%

More about Maytown

About Maytown

The town of Maytown, AL in Jefferson County has an approximate population of 385. [6]

Maytown Solar Power

Maytown, AL Solar Energy

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

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