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Solar Energy in Natural Bridge, AL

Solar Energy in Natural Bridge

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Solar Panels in Natural Bridge

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Natural Bridge

The total length of the day in Natural Bridge, AL today (February 27, 2021) will be 11 hours and 27 minutes. [More]

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Natural Bridge, AL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Natural Bridge, AL

Solar Energy Data in Natural Bridge, AL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Natural Bridge, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Natural Bridge

Based on historical Natural Bridge, 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 Natural Bridge. [1]

Natural Bridge has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.44 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.33 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Natural Bridge that are always titled at the latitude of Natural Bridge (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.01 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.44 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.33 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 Natural Bridge

Solar Radiation Data in Natural Bridge, AL

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Natural Bridge.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Natural Bridge, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Natural Bridge

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Solar Power Comparison: Natural Bridge vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Natural Bridge

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Natural Bridge 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 Natural Bridge

Sunrise / Sunset in Natural Bridge

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 27, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:18 pm
    • Sunset: 11:46 pm
    • Solar Noon: 6:02 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:27
Solar Energy Statistics for Natural Bridge

Best Months for Solar in Natural Bridge

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (5.82 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.9 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.29 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Natural Bridge

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

However, Natural Bridge is in Winston County and Winston County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Natural Bridge

The Power of Solar in Natural Bridge, AL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Natural Bridge, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Natural Bridge

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Cost of Utilities in Natural Bridge

Natural Bridge Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Natural Bridge averaged 11.39 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in December 2020, which was about 11% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.80¢/kWh in December. [3]

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Natural Bridge Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Alabama averaged $14.23 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in December 2020, which was approximately 46% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.73 per Mcf in December. [4]

Latest Solar News

Weather Forecast for Natural Bridge, AL [5]

Sat Feb 27
67°F
Light Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 72°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Feb 28
69°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Mar 1
52°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 45°F
Max: 62°F
Light breeze: 3 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Mar 2
51°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 38°F
Max: 53°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 88%
Wed Mar 3
57°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 45°F
Max: 57°F
Light breeze: 5 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 91%
Thu Mar 4
59°F
Light Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 59°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 99%

More about Natural Bridge

About Natural Bridge

The town of Natural Bridge, AL in Winston County has an approximate population of 37. [6]

Natural Bridge Solar Power

Natural Bridge, AL Solar Energy

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

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