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Solar Energy in West Palm Beach, FL

Solar Energy in West Palm Beach

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Solar Panels in West Palm Beach

Solar panels in West Palm 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 West Palm Beach

The total length of the day in West Palm Beach, FL today (December 14, 2019) will be 10 hours and 28 minutes. [More]

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West Palm Beach, FL Solar Energy

Solar Power in West Palm Beach, FL

Solar Energy Data in West Palm Beach, FL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for West Palm Beach, FL

Solar Radiation Data in West Palm Beach

Based on historical West Palm 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 West Palm Beach. [1]

West Palm Beach has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.7 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in West Palm Beach that are always titled at the latitude of West Palm Beach (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.45 kWh/m2/day, or about 9% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.7 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 West Palm Beach

Solar Radiation Data in West Palm Beach, FL

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in West Palm Beach.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for West Palm Beach, FL

Solar Radiation Data in West Palm Beach

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Solar Power Comparison: West Palm Beach vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in West Palm Beach

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average West Palm 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 West Palm Beach

Sunrise / Sunset in West Palm Beach

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 14, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:01 pm
    • Sunset: 10:29 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:15 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:28
Solar Energy Statistics for West Palm Beach

Best Months for Solar in West Palm Beach

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (6.45 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.8 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.55 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in West Palm Beach

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

However, West Palm Beach is in Palm Beach County and Palm Beach County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in West Palm Beach

The Power of Solar in West Palm Beach, FL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for West Palm Beach, FL

Solar Radiation Data in West Palm Beach

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Cost of Utilities in West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in West Palm Beach averaged 12.11 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2019, which was about 8% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.17¢/kWh in September. [3]

Solar Power Poll: West Palm Beach

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West Palm Beach Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Florida averaged $25.42 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2019, which was approximately 43% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.81 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in West Palm Beach

Solar Energy Contractors in West Palm Beach

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near West Palm Beach, FL.

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Solar Energy Equipment in West Palm Beach

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in West Palm Beach

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near West Palm Beach, FL.

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Weather Forecast for West Palm Beach, FL [5]

Sat Dec 14
65°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 65°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Dec 15
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 76°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Dec 16
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 78°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 33%
Tue Dec 17
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 80°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 6%
Wed Dec 18
72°F
Light Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 75°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 80%
Thu Dec 19
67°F
Light Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 68°F
Fresh Breeze: 21 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 97%

More about West Palm Beach

About West Palm Beach

The city of West Palm Beach, FL in Palm Beach County has an approximate population of 99,919. [6]

West Palm Beach Solar Power

West Palm Beach, FL Solar Energy

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

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