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Solar Energy in Oak Grove, AL

Solar Energy in Oak Grove

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Oak Grove with an average of 5.81 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 (July 23, 2024) will be 14 hours and 1 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 5.31 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Oak Grove is April with an average of 5.81 kWh/m2/day, followed by September at 5.8 kWh/m2/day and July at 5.73 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 4.3 kWh/m2/day, followed by February with an average of 4.57 kWh/m2/day and January at 4.61 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 5.31 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 35% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 20% 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 July 23, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:51 am
    • Sunset: 7:52 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:1
Solar Energy Statistics for Oak Grove

Best Months for Solar in Oak Grove

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (5.81 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 5729.65 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Oak Grove is April with an average of 514.97 kWhac, followed by October at 512.75 kWhac and May at 512.6 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Oak Grove (Alabama) are February with an average of 392.81 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 411.81 kWhac and January at 442.91 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Oak Grove

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Weather Forecast for Oak Grove, AL [5]

Tue Jul 23
80°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 90%
Wed Jul 24
82°F
Very Heavy Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 98%
Thu Jul 25
89°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 91°F
Light breeze: 5 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 75%
Fri Jul 26
83°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 83°F
Calm: 3 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 99%
Sat Jul 27
91°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 91°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 92%
Sun Jul 28
94°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 94°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 80%

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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