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Solar Power in 30120 (Cartersville, GA)

Solar Energy in 30120

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in 30120 with an average of 5.84 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 30120

Solar panels in 30120 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 30120

The total length of the day in 30120 (Cartersville, GA) today (September 26, 2022) will be 12 hours and 0 minutes. [More]

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30120 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 30120 (Cartersville, GA)

Solar Energy Data for 30120

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 30120.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 30120

Solar Radiation Data in 30120

Based on historical 30120 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 30120. [1]

The region associated with 30120 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.42 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.29 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 30120 that are always titled at the latitude of Cartersville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.42 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.29 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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 30120

Solar Radiation Data in 30120

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 30120.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 30120

Solar Radiation Data in 30120

The region associated with 30120 has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.26 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 30120 is May with an average of 5.84 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.77 kWh/m2/day and September at 5.76 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 30120 are December with an average of 4.11 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.52 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.61 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: 30120 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 30120

The average monthly solar radiation level in 30120, of 5.26 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 34% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 20% less than the average level of 6.61 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: 30120 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 30120 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 30120

Sunrise / Sunset in 30120

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 26, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:30 am
    • Sunset: 7:30 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:0
Solar Energy Statistics for 30120

Best Months for Solar in 30120

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (5.84 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (5.7 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.84 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.19 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 30120

We do not have data on solar panel installations in ZIP Code 30120 at the current time.

Solar Power Output in 30120

The Power of Solar in 30120

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 30120. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 30120. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 30120

Solar Radiation Data in 30120

30120 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5699 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 30120 is May with an average of 530.77 kWhac, followed by August at 507.92 kWhac and October at 504.65 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 30120 are February with an average of 396.78 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 401.31 kWhac and January at 433.01 kWhac. [2]

Weather Forecast for 30120 [5]

Mon Sep 26
77°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 57°F
Max: 79°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Sep 27
70°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 73°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 28%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 28
67°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Sep 29
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 46°F
Max: 76°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Sep 30
68°F
Light Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Oct 1
63°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 63°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about 30120

About 30120

The ZIP code 30120 is associated with the city of Cartersville in Bartow County in Georgia.

30120 Solar Power

30120 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 30120, or for more solar-related resources for GA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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