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Solar Energy in Marion, AR

Solar Energy in Marion

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Solar Panels in Marion

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Marion

The total length of the day in Marion, AR today (December 07, 2019) will be 09 hours and 51 minutes. [More]

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Marion, AR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Marion, AR

Solar Energy Data in Marion, AR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Marion, AR

Solar Radiation Data in Marion

Based on historical Marion, 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 Marion. [1]

Marion has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.45 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.38 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Marion that are always titled at the latitude of Marion (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.01 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.45 kWh/m2/day and approximately 14% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.38 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 Marion

Solar Radiation Data in Marion, AR

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Marion, AR

Solar Radiation Data in Marion

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

Solar Power Levels in Marion

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Marion

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 07, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:57 pm
    • Sunset: 10:48 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:52 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:51
Solar Energy Statistics for Marion

Best Months for Solar in Marion

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (6.16 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (5.56 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.61 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Marion

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

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

Solar Power Output in Marion

The Power of Solar in Marion, AR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Marion, AR

Solar Radiation Data in Marion

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Cost of Utilities in Marion

Marion Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Marion averaged 10.05 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2019, which was about 24% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.17¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Marion Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Arkansas averaged $20.94 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2019, which was approximately 18% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.81 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Marion

Solar Energy Contractors in Marion

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Marion, AR.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Marion

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Marion, AR.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Marion

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Marion, AR.

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Weather Forecast for Marion, AR [5]

Sat Dec 7
38°F
Few Clouds
Min: 38°F
Max: 43°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 15%
Sun Dec 8
60°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 42°F
Max: 60°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 95%
Mon Dec 9
63°F
Light Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 64°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Dec 10
36°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 35°F
Max: 41°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Dec 11
42°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 33°F
Max: 44°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 63%
Thu Dec 12
45°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 34°F
Max: 47°F
Light breeze: 7 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 45%

More about Marion

About Marion

The city of Marion, AR in Crittenden County has an approximate population of 12,345. [6]

Marion Solar Power

Marion, AR Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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