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Solar Energy in Russellville, AL

Solar Energy in Russellville

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Russellville with an average of 5.94 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Russellville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Russellville

The total length of the day in Russellville, AL today (July 14, 2024) will be 14 hours and 17 minutes. [More]

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Russellville, AL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Russellville, AL

Solar Energy Data in Russellville, AL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Russellville, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Russellville

Based on historical Russellville, 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 Russellville. [1]

Russellville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.41 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.29 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Russellville that are always titled at the latitude of Russellville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.97 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.41 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.29 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 Russellville

Solar Radiation Data in Russellville, AL

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Russellville.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Russellville, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Russellville

Russellville, AL has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.23 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Russellville is August with an average of 5.94 kWh/m2/day, followed by September at 5.94 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.8 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Russellville (Alabama) are December with an average of 4 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.21 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.44 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Russellville

The average monthly solar radiation level in Russellville, AL, of 5.23 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 33% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 21% 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: Russellville vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Russellville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 14, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:48 am
    • Sunset: 8:05 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:17
Solar Energy Statistics for Russellville

Best Months for Solar in Russellville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.94 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.8 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (5.05 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.4 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Russellville

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Solar Power Output in Russellville

The Power of Solar in Russellville, AL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Russellville, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Russellville

Russellville (AL) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5751.79 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Russellville is September with an average of 527.66 kWhac, followed by August at 525.29 kWhac and May at 523.44 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Russellville (Alabama) are February with an average of 392.78 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 393.41 kWhac and January at 416.56 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Russellville

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Weather Forecast for Russellville, AL [5]

Sun Jul 14
92°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 97°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 73%
Mon Jul 15
92°F
Light Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 93°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 66%
Tue Jul 16
93°F
Light Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 95°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 42%
Wed Jul 17
94°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 94°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 63%
Thu Jul 18
85°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 89%
Fri Jul 19
78°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 78°F
Light breeze: 5 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Russellville

About Russellville

The city of Russellville, AL in Franklin County has an approximate population of 9,830. [6]

Russellville Solar Power

Russellville, AL Solar Energy

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

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