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Solar Energy in Montevallo, AL

Solar Energy in Montevallo

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Solar Panels in Montevallo

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Montevallo

The total length of the day in Montevallo, AL today (October 20, 2019) will be 11 hours and 10 minutes. [More]

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Montevallo, AL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Montevallo, AL

Solar Energy Data in Montevallo, AL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Montevallo, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Montevallo

Based on historical Montevallo, 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 Montevallo. [1]

Montevallo has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.5 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.35 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Montevallo that are always titled at the latitude of Montevallo (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.06 kWh/m2/day, or about 12% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.5 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.35 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 Montevallo

Solar Radiation Data in Montevallo, AL

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Montevallo, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Montevallo

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

Solar Power Levels in Montevallo

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Montevallo

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 20, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:56 am
    • Sunset: 11:07 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:32 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:10
Solar Energy Statistics for Montevallo

Best Months for Solar in Montevallo

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: May (5.83 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.89 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.2 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Montevallo

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

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

Solar Power Output in Montevallo

The Power of Solar in Montevallo, AL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Montevallo, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Montevallo

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Cost of Utilities in Montevallo

Montevallo Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Montevallo 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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Montevallo 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 Montevallo

Solar Energy Contractors in Montevallo

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Montevallo

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Montevallo

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

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Weather Forecast for Montevallo, AL [5]

Sun Oct 20
62°F
Few Clouds
Min: 60°F
Max: 62°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 86%
Cloud cover: 22%
Mon Oct 21
76°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Oct 22
69°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Oct 23
69°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 46°F
Max: 69°F
Light breeze: 4 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Oct 24
70°F
Light Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Oct 25
57°F
Very Heavy Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 63°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Montevallo

About Montevallo

The city of Montevallo, AL in Shelby County has an approximate population of 6,323. [6]

Montevallo Solar Power

Montevallo, AL Solar Energy

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

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