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Solar Energy in Crestwood, IL

Solar Energy in Crestwood

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Solar Panels in Crestwood

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Crestwood

The total length of the day in Crestwood, IL today (September 23, 2020) will be 12 hours and 04 minutes. [More]

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Crestwood, IL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Crestwood, IL

Solar Energy Data in Crestwood, IL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Crestwood, IL

Solar Radiation Data in Crestwood

Based on historical Crestwood, 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 Crestwood. [1]

Crestwood has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.89 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.73 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Crestwood that are always titled at the latitude of Crestwood (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.51 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.89 kWh/m2/day and approximately 21% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.73 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 Crestwood

Solar Radiation Data in Crestwood, IL

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Crestwood, IL

Solar Radiation Data in Crestwood

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

Solar Power Levels in Crestwood

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Crestwood

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 23, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:40 am
    • Sunset: 11:45 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:42 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:04
Solar Energy Statistics for Crestwood

Best Months for Solar in Crestwood

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.76 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.01 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.17 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Crestwood

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

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

Solar Power Output in Crestwood

The Power of Solar in Crestwood, IL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Crestwood, IL

Solar Radiation Data in Crestwood

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Cost of Utilities in Crestwood

Crestwood Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Crestwood averaged 12.72 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2020, which was about 4% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in June. [3]

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Crestwood Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Illinois averaged $12.67 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2020, which was approximately 18% less 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 Crestwood, IL [5]

Wed Sep 23
75°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 70%
Thu Sep 24
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 10%
Fri Sep 25
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 1%
Sat Sep 26
80°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 64°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 96%
Sun Sep 27
77°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 63°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 64%
Mon Sep 28
72°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 73°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Crestwood

About Crestwood

The village of Crestwood, IL in Cook County has an approximate population of 10,950. [6]

Crestwood Solar Power

Crestwood, IL Solar Energy

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

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