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Solar Energy in West Jefferson, AL

Solar Energy in West Jefferson

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Solar Panels in West Jefferson

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

Sunrise & Sunset in West Jefferson

The total length of the day in West Jefferson, AL today (November 19, 2019) will be 10 hours and 19 minutes. [More]

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West Jefferson, AL Solar Energy

Solar Power in West Jefferson, AL

Solar Energy Data in West Jefferson, AL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for West Jefferson, AL

Solar Radiation Data in West Jefferson

Based on historical West Jefferson, 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 West Jefferson. [1]

West Jefferson has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.46 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.27 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in West Jefferson that are always titled at the latitude of West Jefferson (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.01 kWh/m2/day, or about 12% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.46 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.27 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 West Jefferson

Solar Radiation Data in West Jefferson, AL

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in West Jefferson.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for West Jefferson, AL

Solar Radiation Data in West Jefferson

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Solar Power Comparison: West Jefferson vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in West Jefferson

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average West Jefferson 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 West Jefferson

Sunrise / Sunset in West Jefferson

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 19, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:24 pm
    • Sunset: 10:43 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:33 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:19
Solar Energy Statistics for West Jefferson

Best Months for Solar in West Jefferson

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: May (5.79 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.91 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.23 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in West Jefferson

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

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

Solar Power Output in West Jefferson

The Power of Solar in West Jefferson, AL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for West Jefferson, AL

Solar Radiation Data in West Jefferson

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Cost of Utilities in West Jefferson

West Jefferson Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in West Jefferson averaged 12.83 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2019, which was about 4% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.30¢/kWh in August. [3]

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West Jefferson Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Alabama averaged $23.23 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2019, which was approximately 25% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $18.58 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Solar Businesses in West Jefferson

Solar Energy Contractors in West Jefferson

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near West Jefferson, AL.

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Solar Energy Equipment in West Jefferson

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near West Jefferson, AL.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in West Jefferson

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near West Jefferson, AL.

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Weather Forecast for West Jefferson, AL [5]

Tue Nov 19
62°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 45°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 29%
Wed Nov 20
62°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 41°F
Max: 62°F
Calm: 3 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 1%
Thu Nov 21
64°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 64°F
: 7 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 38%
Fri Nov 22
66°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 55°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 98%
Sat Nov 23
54°F
Light Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 59°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Nov 24
51°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 38°F
Max: 53°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about West Jefferson

About West Jefferson

The town of West Jefferson, AL in Jefferson County has an approximate population of 338. [6]

West Jefferson Solar Power

West Jefferson, AL Solar Energy

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

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