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Solar Energy in Oak Grove, AL

Solar Energy in Oak Grove

The month of October has the highest historical solar radition values in Oak Grove with an average of 5.83 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Oak Grove

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Oak Grove

The total length of the day in Oak Grove, AL today (February 25, 2024) will be 11 hours and 20 minutes. [More]

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Oak Grove, AL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Oak Grove, AL

Solar Energy Data in Oak Grove, AL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Oak Grove, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Oak Grove

Based on historical Oak Grove, 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 Oak Grove. [1]

Oak Grove has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.49 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.25 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Oak Grove that are always titled at the latitude of Oak Grove (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.04 kWh/m2/day, or about 12% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.49 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.25 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 Oak Grove

Solar Radiation Data in Oak Grove, AL

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Oak Grove.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Oak Grove, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Oak Grove

Oak Grove, AL has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.34 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Oak Grove is October with an average of 5.83 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 5.78 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.74 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Oak Grove (Alabama) are December with an average of 4.09 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.68 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.9 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Oak Grove vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Oak Grove

The average monthly solar radiation level in Oak Grove, AL, of 5.34 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 36% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 19% 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: Oak Grove vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Oak Grove 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 Oak Grove

Sunrise / Sunset in Oak Grove

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 25, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:18 am
    • Sunset: 5:38 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:20
Solar Energy Statistics for Oak Grove

Best Months for Solar in Oak Grove

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (5.83 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (5.79 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.85 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.16 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Oak Grove

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Solar Power Output in Oak Grove

The Power of Solar in Oak Grove, AL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Oak Grove, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Oak Grove

Oak Grove (AL) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5750.04 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Oak Grove is October with an average of 530.07 kWhac, followed by May at 516.62 kWhac and April at 512.63 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Oak Grove (Alabama) are December with an average of 389.52 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 432.27 kWhac and January at 443.98 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Oak Grove

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Oak Grove Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Oak Grove, AL [5]

Sun Feb 25
53°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 38°F
Max: 65°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 68%
Mon Feb 26
66°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 45°F
Max: 71°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Feb 27
69°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 72°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Feb 28
76°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 76°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Feb 29
50°F
Light Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 50°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Mar 1
47°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 49°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Oak Grove

About Oak Grove

The town of Oak Grove, AL in Talladega County has an approximate population of 528. [6]

Oak Grove Solar Power

Oak Grove, AL Solar Energy

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

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