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Solar Energy in Polk City, FL

Solar Energy in Polk City

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Solar Panels in Polk City

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Polk City

The total length of the day in Polk City, FL today (September 23, 2020) will be 12 hours and 04 minutes. [More]

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Polk City, FL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Polk City, FL

Solar Energy Data in Polk City, FL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Polk City, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Polk City

Based on historical Polk City, 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 Polk City. [1]

Polk City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.99 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.89 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Polk City that are always titled at the latitude of Polk City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.51 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.99 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.89 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 Polk City

Solar Radiation Data in Polk City, FL

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Polk City.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Polk City, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Polk City

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Solar Power Comparison: Polk City vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Polk City

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Polk City 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 Polk City

Sunrise / Sunset in Polk City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 23, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:16 am
    • Sunset: 11:21 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:19 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:04
Solar Energy Statistics for Polk City

Best Months for Solar in Polk City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (6.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.97 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.65 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Polk City

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

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

Solar Power Output in Polk City

The Power of Solar in Polk City, FL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Polk City, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Polk City

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Cost of Utilities in Polk City

Polk City Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Polk City averaged 11.53 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2020, which was about 13% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in June. [3]

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Polk City Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Florida averaged $22.07 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2020, which was approximately 44% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.37 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Polk City, FL [5]

Wed Sep 23
82°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 69°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 44%
Thu Sep 24
87°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 70°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 38%
Fri Sep 25
88°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 48%
Sat Sep 26
90°F
Light Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 90°F
Light breeze: 7 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 11%
Sun Sep 27
89°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 3%
Mon Sep 28
89°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 89°F
Light breeze: 4 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 80%

More about Polk City

About Polk City

The town of Polk City, FL in Polk County has an approximate population of 1,562. [6]

Polk City Solar Power

Polk City, FL Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Polk City, FL, or for more solar-related resources for Polk City, 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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