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Solar Energy in Valley Head, AL

Solar Energy in Valley Head

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Solar Panels in Valley Head

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Valley Head

The total length of the day in Valley Head, AL today (July 07, 2020) will be 14 hours and 21 minutes. [More]

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Valley Head, AL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Valley Head, AL

Solar Energy Data in Valley Head, AL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Valley Head, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Valley Head

Based on historical Valley Head, 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 Valley Head. [1]

Valley Head has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.37 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.24 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Valley Head that are always titled at the latitude of Valley Head (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.81 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.37 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.24 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 Valley Head

Solar Radiation Data in Valley Head, AL

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Valley Head.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Valley Head, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Valley Head

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Solar Power Comparison: Valley Head vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Valley Head

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Valley Head 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 Valley Head

Sunrise / Sunset in Valley Head

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 07, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:36 am
    • Sunset: 12:58 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:47 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:21
Solar Energy Statistics for Valley Head

Best Months for Solar in Valley Head

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: June (5.52 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.81 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.25 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Valley Head

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

However, Valley Head is in DeKalb County and DeKalb County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Valley Head

The Power of Solar in Valley Head, AL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Valley Head, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Valley Head

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Cost of Utilities in Valley Head

Valley Head Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Valley Head 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]

Solar Power Poll: Valley Head

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Valley Head 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 Valley Head, AL [5]

Tue Jul 7
81°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 4 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 79%
Wed Jul 8
85°F
Light Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 85°F
Calm: 2 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 54%
Thu Jul 9
86°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 87°F
Light breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 9%
Fri Jul 10
87°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 87°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 5%
Sat Jul 11
90°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 90°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Jul 12
88°F
Light Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 90°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 18%

More about Valley Head

About Valley Head

The town of Valley Head, AL in DeKalb County has an approximate population of 558. [6]

Valley Head Solar Power

Valley Head, AL Solar Energy

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

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