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Solar Energy in Fort Walton Beach, FL

Solar Energy in Fort Walton Beach

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Solar Panels in Fort Walton Beach

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Fort Walton Beach

The total length of the day in Fort Walton Beach, FL today (January 22, 2020) will be 10 hours and 32 minutes. [More]

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Fort Walton Beach, FL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Fort Walton Beach, FL

Solar Energy Data in Fort Walton Beach, FL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Fort Walton Beach, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Walton Beach

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

Fort Walton Beach has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.83 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.71 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Fort Walton Beach that are always titled at the latitude of Fort Walton Beach (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.38 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.83 kWh/m2/day and approximately 14% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.71 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 Fort Walton Beach

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Walton Beach, FL

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Fort Walton Beach.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Fort Walton Beach, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Walton Beach

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Solar Power Comparison: Fort Walton Beach vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Fort Walton Beach

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Fort Walton Beach 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 Fort Walton Beach

Sunrise / Sunset in Fort Walton Beach

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 22, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:41 pm
    • Sunset: 11:14 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:58 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:32
Solar Energy Statistics for Fort Walton Beach

Best Months for Solar in Fort Walton Beach

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: May (6.31 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (5.68 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.72 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Fort Walton Beach

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the city of Fort Walton Beach, FL at this current time.

However, Fort Walton Beach is in Okaloosa County and Okaloosa County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Fort Walton Beach

The Power of Solar in Fort Walton Beach, FL

Monthly AC solar system output averages for Fort Walton Beach (fl). Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in Fort Walton Beach. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for Fort Walton Beach, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Walton Beach

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Cost of Utilities in Fort Walton Beach

Fort Walton Beach Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Fort Walton Beach averaged 11.91 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2019, which was about 7% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.84¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Fort Walton Beach Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Florida averaged $25.76 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2019, which was approximately 104% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.62 per Mcf in October. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Fort Walton Beach

Solar Energy Contractors in Fort Walton Beach

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Fort Walton Beach, FL.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Fort Walton Beach

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Fort Walton Beach, FL.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Fort Walton Beach

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Fort Walton Beach, FL.

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Weather Forecast for Fort Walton Beach, FL [5]

Wed Jan 22
47°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 28°F
Max: 49°F
Light breeze: 4 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 85%
Thu Jan 23
52°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 42°F
Max: 58°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Jan 24
57°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 62°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 61%
Sat Jan 25
59°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 41°F
Max: 61°F
: 7 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Jan 26
59°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 45°F
Max: 59°F
Calm: 1 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 94%
Mon Jan 27
64°F
Light Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 64°F
Calm: 2 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 48%

More about Fort Walton Beach

About Fort Walton Beach

The city of Fort Walton Beach, FL in Okaloosa County has an approximate population of 19,507. [6]

Fort Walton Beach Solar Power

Fort Walton Beach, FL Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Fort Walton Beach, FL, or for more solar-related resources for Fort Walton Beach, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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