Solar Energy LocalSolar Energy Local
Solar Energy & Solar Power Resources

Solar Energy in Vance, AL

Solar Energy in Vance

The month of October has the highest historical solar radition values in Vance with an average of 5.92 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Vance

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Vance

The total length of the day in Vance, AL today (April 21, 2024) will be 13 hours and 16 minutes. [More]

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes
Vance, AL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Vance, AL

Solar Energy Data in Vance, AL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Vance, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Vance

Based on historical Vance, 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 Vance. [1]

Vance has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.51 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.35 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Vance that are always titled at the latitude of Vance (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.07 kWh/m2/day, or about 12% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.51 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% 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 Vance

Solar Radiation Data in Vance, AL

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Vance, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Vance

Vance, AL has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.37 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Vance is October with an average of 5.92 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 5.89 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.85 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Vance (Alabama) are December with an average of 4.16 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.48 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.97 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes

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

Solar Power Levels in Vance

The average monthly solar radiation level in Vance, AL, of 5.37 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 37% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 19% 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: Vance vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Vance

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 21, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:09 am
    • Sunset: 7:25 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:16
Solar Energy Statistics for Vance

Best Months for Solar in Vance

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (5.92 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (5.83 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (4.84 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.23 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Vance

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

Solar Power Output in Vance

The Power of Solar in Vance, AL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Vance, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Vance

Vance (AL) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5779.77 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Vance is October with an average of 537.74 kWhac, followed by May at 531.86 kWhac and August at 507.87 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Vance (Alabama) are December with an average of 398.4 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 420.75 kWhac and January at 429.69 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Vance

Vance Electricity Costs

Sorry, Vance residential electricity prices are currently unavailable.

Please check back later.

Solar Power Poll: Vance

Vote now: Given all of the data and analysis provided for Vance, is solar power a good choice for residents of this town?

Yes, solar power is a great option  
No, solar power isn't a good option

Vance Natural Gas Costs

Sorry, Alabama residential natural gas prices are currently unavailable.

Please check back later.

Weather Forecast for Vance, AL [5]

Sun Apr 21
55°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 96%
Mon Apr 22
61°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 39°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Apr 23
69°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 72°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 2%
Wed Apr 24
75°F
Light Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 77°F
Light breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 3%
Thu Apr 25
74°F
Light Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 74°F
Light breeze: 7 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 99%
Fri Apr 26
80°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 60°F
Max: 80°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 95%

More about Vance

About Vance

The town of Vance, AL in Tuscaloosa County has an approximate population of 1,529. [6]

Vance Solar Power

Vance, AL Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Some tax incentives and rebate programs are designed to spur the use of solar energy. These vary by location.

Other Cities in Alabama

ZIP Codes in AL


Go

References

[ X ]

Is solar right for your home?

Take the first step toward powering your home with solar energy.

Start now with an online solar savings estimate.