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Solar Energy in Gulfport, FL

Solar Energy in Gulfport

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Solar Panels in Gulfport

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Gulfport

The total length of the day in Gulfport, FL today (November 19, 2019) will be 10 hours and 41 minutes. [More]

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Gulfport, FL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Gulfport, FL

Solar Energy Data in Gulfport, FL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Gulfport, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Gulfport

Based on historical Gulfport, 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 Gulfport. [1]

Gulfport has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.25 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.4 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Gulfport that are always titled at the latitude of Gulfport (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.8 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.25 kWh/m2/day and approximately 7% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.4 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 Gulfport

Solar Radiation Data in Gulfport, FL

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Gulfport, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Gulfport

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

Solar Power Levels in Gulfport

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Gulfport

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 19, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:55 am
    • Sunset: 10:37 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:16 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:41
Solar Energy Statistics for Gulfport

Best Months for Solar in Gulfport

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (6.82 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (6.72 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (7.09 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Gulfport

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

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

Solar Power Output in Gulfport

The Power of Solar in Gulfport, FL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Gulfport, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Gulfport

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Cost of Utilities in Gulfport

Gulfport Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Gulfport averaged 11.90 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2019, which was about 11% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.30¢/kWh in August. [3]

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Gulfport Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Florida averaged $26.53 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2019, which was approximately 43% 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 Gulfport

Solar Energy Contractors in Gulfport

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Gulfport, FL.

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

Our search for solar contractors companies located in Gulfport produced no matches.

Solar Energy Equipment in Gulfport

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Gulfport, FL.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Gulfport

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Gulfport, FL.

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Weather Forecast for Gulfport, FL [5]

Tue Nov 19
68°F
Light Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 68°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 52%
Wed Nov 20
71°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 56°F
Max: 71°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 25%
Thu Nov 21
73°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 53°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Nov 22
75°F
Few Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 15%
Sat Nov 23
79°F
Light Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 79°F
: 7 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Nov 24
68°F
Light Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 68°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 41%

More about Gulfport

About Gulfport

The city of Gulfport, FL in Pinellas County has an approximate population of 12,029. [6]

Gulfport Solar Power

Gulfport, FL Solar Energy

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

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