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Solar Energy in Longwood, FL

Solar Energy in Longwood

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Solar Panels in Longwood

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Longwood

The total length of the day in Longwood, FL today (December 05, 2020) will be 10 hours and 23 minutes. [More]

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Longwood, FL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Longwood, FL

Solar Energy Data in Longwood, FL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Longwood, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Longwood

Based on historical Longwood, 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 Longwood. [1]

Longwood has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.88 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.73 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Longwood that are always titled at the latitude of Longwood (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.4 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.88 kWh/m2/day and approximately 14% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.73 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 Longwood

Solar Radiation Data in Longwood, FL

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Longwood, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Longwood

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

Solar Power Levels in Longwood

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Longwood

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 05, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:04 pm
    • Sunset: 10:28 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:16 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:23
Solar Energy Statistics for Longwood

Best Months for Solar in Longwood

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (6.4 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.85 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.57 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Longwood

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

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

Solar Power Output in Longwood

The Power of Solar in Longwood, FL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Longwood, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Longwood

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Cost of Utilities in Longwood

Longwood Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Longwood averaged 11.97 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2020, which was about 12% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.55¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Longwood Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Florida averaged $0.00 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2020, which was approximately 100% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $16.99 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Longwood, FL [5]

Sat Dec 5
67°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 72°F
Light breeze: 6 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 94%
Sun Dec 6
70°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 52°F
Max: 74°F
Calm: 2 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 34%
Mon Dec 7
66°F
Light Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 68°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 96%
Tue Dec 8
59°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 45°F
Max: 60°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 9
61°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 44°F
Max: 62°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Dec 10
67°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 47°F
Max: 67°F
Setting: 0 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 28%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Longwood

About Longwood

The city of Longwood, FL in Seminole County has an approximate population of 13,657. [6]

Longwood Solar Power

Longwood, FL Solar Energy

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

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