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Solar Energy in Port Saint Joe, FL

Solar Energy in Port Saint Joe

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Solar Panels in Port Saint Joe

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Port Saint Joe

The total length of the day in Port Saint Joe, FL today (September 26, 2020) will be 11 hours and 59 minutes. [More]

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Port Saint Joe, FL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Port Saint Joe, FL

Solar Energy Data in Port Saint Joe, FL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Port Saint Joe, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Port Saint Joe

Based on historical Port Saint Joe, 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 Port Saint Joe. [1]

Port Saint Joe has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.97 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.02 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Port Saint Joe that are always titled at the latitude of Port Saint Joe (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.39 kWh/m2/day, or about 8% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.97 kWh/m2/day and approximately 7% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.02 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 Port Saint Joe

Solar Radiation Data in Port Saint Joe, FL

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Port Saint Joe.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Port Saint Joe, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Port Saint Joe

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Solar Power Comparison: Port Saint Joe vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Port Saint Joe

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Port Saint Joe 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 Port Saint Joe

Sunrise / Sunset in Port Saint Joe

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 26, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:32 am
    • Sunset: 11:31 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:32 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:59
Solar Energy Statistics for Port Saint Joe

Best Months for Solar in Port Saint Joe

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: May (6.4 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (6.32 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (7.01 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Port Saint Joe

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

However, Port Saint Joe is in Gulf County and Gulf County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Port Saint Joe

The Power of Solar in Port Saint Joe, FL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Port Saint Joe, FL

Solar Radiation Data in Port Saint Joe

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Cost of Utilities in Port Saint Joe

Port Saint Joe Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Port Saint Joe averaged 11.71 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2020, which was about 12% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in July. [3]

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Port Saint Joe 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 Port Saint Joe, FL [5]

Sat Sep 26
85°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 73°F
Max: 85°F
Calm: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 40%
Sun Sep 27
75°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 78°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Sep 28
85°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 85°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 7%
Tue Sep 29
75°F
Light Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 78°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 26%
Wed Sep 30
72°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Oct 1
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 79°F
Calm: 2 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Port Saint Joe

About Port Saint Joe

The city of Port Saint Joe, FL in Gulf County has an approximate population of 3,445. [6]

Port Saint Joe Solar Power

Port Saint Joe, FL Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Port Saint Joe, FL, or for more solar-related resources for Port Saint Joe, 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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