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Solar Energy in Twin, AL

Solar Energy in Twin

The month of September has the highest historical solar radition values in Twin with an average of 6.01 kWh/m2/day. [More]

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 (June 15, 2024) will be 14 hours and 27 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 4.47 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 5.03 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.47 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.35 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 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

Twin, AL has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.26 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Twin is September with an average of 6.01 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.82 kWh/m2/day and April at 5.78 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Twin (Alabama) are December with an average of 3.9 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.28 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.65 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Twin

The average monthly solar radiation level in Twin, AL, of 5.26 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 34% 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: Twin 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 June 15, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:38 am
    • Sunset: 8:05 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:27
Solar Energy Statistics for Twin

Best Months for Solar in Twin

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation September (6.01 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.77 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.89 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.34 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Twin

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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

Twin (AL) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5652.02 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Twin is September with an average of 523.69 kWhac, followed by August at 508.7 kWhac and April at 507.77 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Twin (Alabama) are December with an average of 372.59 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 397.56 kWhac and January at 410.38 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Twin

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Weather Forecast for Twin, AL [5]

Sat Jun 15
92°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 69°F
Max: 95°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Jun 16
94°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 72°F
Max: 97°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jun 17
90°F
Light Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 92°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 66%
Tue Jun 18
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Jun 19
88°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 71°F
Max: 90°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Jun 20
89°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 71°F
Max: 91°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 48%

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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