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Solar Energy in Albion, IL

Solar Energy in Albion

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Solar Panels in Albion

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Albion

The total length of the day in Albion, IL today (April 06, 2020) will be 12 hours and 53 minutes. [More]

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Albion, IL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Albion, IL

Solar Energy Data in Albion, IL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Albion, IL

Solar Radiation Data in Albion

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

Albion has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.19 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.18 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Albion that are always titled at the latitude of Albion (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.79 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.19 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.18 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 Albion

Solar Radiation Data in Albion, IL

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Albion, IL

Solar Radiation Data in Albion

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

Solar Power Levels in Albion

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Albion

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 06, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:27 am
    • Sunset: 12:21 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:54 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:53
Solar Energy Statistics for Albion

Best Months for Solar in Albion

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (5.93 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (5.39 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.48 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Albion

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

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

Solar Power Output in Albion

The Power of Solar in Albion, IL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Albion, IL

Solar Radiation Data in Albion

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Cost of Utilities in Albion

Albion Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Albion averaged 12.52 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2020, which was about 2% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.79¢/kWh in January. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Albion

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Albion Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Illinois averaged $6.36 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2020, which was approximately 33% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.52 per Mcf in January. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Albion

Solar Energy Contractors in Albion

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Albion, IL.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Albion

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Albion, IL.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Albion

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Albion, IL.

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Weather Forecast for Albion, IL [5]

Mon Apr 6
65°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 47°F
Max: 70°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 70%
Tue Apr 7
75°F
Light Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 77°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 34%
Wed Apr 8
74°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 76°F
Setting: 0 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 10%
Thu Apr 9
51°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 36°F
Max: 51°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 69%
Fri Apr 10
49°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 34°F
Max: 51°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Apr 11
60°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 39°F
Max: 63°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 82%

More about Albion

About Albion

The city of Albion, IL in Edwards County has an approximate population of 1,988. [6]

Albion Solar Power

Albion, IL Solar Energy

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

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