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Solar Energy in Cotter, AR

Solar Energy in Cotter

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Solar Panels in Cotter

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Cotter

The total length of the day in Cotter, AR today (April 18, 2021) will be 13 hours and 15 minutes. [More]

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Cotter, AR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Cotter, AR

Solar Energy Data in Cotter, AR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Cotter, AR

Solar Radiation Data in Cotter

Based on historical Cotter, AR data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Cotter. [1]

Cotter has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.37 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.47 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Cotter that are always titled at the latitude of Cotter (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.99 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.37 kWh/m2/day and approximately 12% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.47 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 Cotter

Solar Radiation Data in Cotter, AR

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Cotter, AR

Solar Radiation Data in Cotter

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

Solar Power Levels in Cotter

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Cotter

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 18, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:31 am
    • Sunset: 12:47 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:09 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:15
Solar Energy Statistics for Cotter

Best Months for Solar in Cotter

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (6.04 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (5.51 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.41 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Cotter

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the city of Cotter, AR at this current time.

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

Solar Power Output in Cotter

The Power of Solar in Cotter, AR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Cotter, AR

Solar Radiation Data in Cotter

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Cost of Utilities in Cotter

Cotter Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Cotter averaged 9.42 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2021, which was about 26% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.69¢/kWh in January. [3]

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Cotter Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Arkansas averaged $10.11 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2021, which was approximately 4% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.74 per Mcf in January. [4]

Weather Forecast for Cotter, AR [5]

Sun Apr 18
56°F
Light Rain
Min: 40°F
Max: 56°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 90%
Mon Apr 19
66°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 37°F
Max: 68°F
Light breeze: 5 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Apr 20
62°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 33°F
Max: 62°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 66%
Wed Apr 21
56°F
Few Clouds
Min: 29°F
Max: 57°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 19%
Thu Apr 22
56°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 34°F
Max: 59°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Apr 23
55°F
Light Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 58°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Cotter

About Cotter

The city of Cotter, AR in Baxter County has an approximate population of 970. [6]

Cotter Solar Power

Cotter, AR Solar Energy

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

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The solar energy that strikes the Earth in one hour could provide all of the Earth's energy needs for a complete year.

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