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Solar Energy in Bement, IL

Solar Energy in Bement

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Solar Panels in Bement

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Bement

The total length of the day in Bement, IL today (May 15, 2021) will be 14 hours and 25 minutes. [More]

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Bement, IL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Bement, IL

Solar Energy Data in Bement, IL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Bement, IL

Solar Radiation Data in Bement

Based on historical Bement, 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 Bement. [1]

Bement has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.05 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Bement that are always titled at the latitude of Bement (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.68 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.05 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4 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 Bement

Solar Radiation Data in Bement, IL

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Bement, IL

Solar Radiation Data in Bement

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

Solar Power Levels in Bement

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Bement

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 15, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:38 am
    • Sunset: 1:03 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:50 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:25
Solar Energy Statistics for Bement

Best Months for Solar in Bement

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.84 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.09 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.31 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Bement

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

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

Solar Power Output in Bement

The Power of Solar in Bement, IL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Bement, IL

Solar Radiation Data in Bement

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Cost of Utilities in Bement

Bement Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Bement averaged 12.26 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2021, which was about 8% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.34¢/kWh in February. [3]

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Bement Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Illinois averaged $6.55 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2021, which was approximately 31% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.55 per Mcf in February. [4]

Weather Forecast for Bement, IL [5]

Sat May 15
54°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 54°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun May 16
62°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 63°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon May 17
58°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 61°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue May 18
65°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 66°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed May 19
75°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 75°F
Fresh Breeze: 17 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 99%
Thu May 20
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 78°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 38%

More about Bement

About Bement

The village of Bement, IL in Piatt County has an approximate population of 1,730. [6]

Bement Solar Power

Bement, IL Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

The solar energy that strikes the Earth in one hour could provide all of the Earth's energy needs for a complete year.

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