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Solar Energy in Pleasant Grove, AL

Solar Energy in Pleasant Grove

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Solar Panels in Pleasant Grove

Solar panels in Pleasant 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 Pleasant Grove

The total length of the day in Pleasant Grove, AL today (July 04, 2020) will be 14 hours and 17 minutes. [More]

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Pleasant Grove, AL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Pleasant Grove, AL

Solar Energy Data in Pleasant Grove, AL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Pleasant Grove, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Pleasant Grove

Based on historical Pleasant 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 Pleasant Grove. [1]

Pleasant Grove has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.48 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 Pleasant Grove that are always titled at the latitude of Pleasant Grove (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.04 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.48 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 Pleasant Grove

Solar Radiation Data in Pleasant Grove, AL

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Pleasant Grove, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Pleasant Grove

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

Solar Power Levels in Pleasant Grove

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Pleasant Grove

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 04, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:43 am
    • Sunset: 1:01 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:52 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:17
Solar Energy Statistics for Pleasant Grove

Best Months for Solar in Pleasant Grove

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: May (5.8 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.9 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.21 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Pleasant Grove

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

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

Solar Power Output in Pleasant Grove

The Power of Solar in Pleasant Grove, AL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Pleasant Grove, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Pleasant Grove

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Cost of Utilities in Pleasant Grove

Pleasant Grove Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Pleasant Grove averaged 12.87 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2020, which was about 3% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Pleasant Grove Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Alabama averaged $16.96 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2020, which was approximately 59% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.68 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Pleasant Grove, AL [5]

Sat Jul 4
92°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 92°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 4%
Sun Jul 5
91°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 74°F
Max: 91°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 81%
Mon Jul 6
84°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 84°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 99%
Tue Jul 7
81°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 99%
Wed Jul 8
83°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 85°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 61%
Thu Jul 9
91°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 92°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 11%

More about Pleasant Grove

About Pleasant Grove

The city of Pleasant Grove, AL in Jefferson County has an approximate population of 10,110. [6]

Pleasant Grove Solar Power

Pleasant Grove, AL Solar Energy

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

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