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Solar Energy in Twin, AL

Solar Energy in Twin

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Solar Panels in Twin

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Twin

The total length of the day in Twin, AL today (February 25, 2021) will be 11 hours and 21 minutes. [More]

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Twin, AL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Twin, AL

Solar Energy Data in Twin, AL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Twin, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Twin

Based on historical Twin, 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 Twin. [1]

Twin has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.46 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.35 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Twin that are always titled at the latitude of Twin (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.02 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.46 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.35 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 Twin

Solar Radiation Data in Twin, AL

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Twin, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Twin

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

Solar Power Levels in Twin

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Twin

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 25, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:23 pm
    • Sunset: 11:44 pm
    • Solar Noon: 6:04 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:21
Solar Energy Statistics for Twin

Best Months for Solar in Twin

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (5.8 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.96 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.36 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Twin

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

However, Twin is in Marion County and Marion County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Twin

The Power of Solar in Twin, AL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Twin, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Twin

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Cost of Utilities in Twin

Twin Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Twin averaged 13.00 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in November 2020, which was about 2% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.80¢/kWh in November. [3]

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Twin Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Alabama averaged $18.58 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in November 2020, which was approximately 68% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $11.07 per Mcf in November. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Twin, AL [5]

Thu Feb 25
66°F
Light Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 70°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 24%
Fri Feb 26
52°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 62°F
Calm: 3 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Feb 27
69°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 71°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Feb 28
72°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Mar 1
51°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 45°F
Max: 60°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Mar 2
61°F
Few Clouds
Min: 37°F
Max: 61°F
Calm: 1 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 17%

More about Twin

About Twin

The town of Twin, AL in Marion County has an approximate population of 399. [6]

Twin Solar Power

Twin, AL Solar Energy

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

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