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Solar Energy in Lake Forest, IL

Solar Energy in Lake Forest

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Solar Panels in Lake Forest

Solar panels in Lake Forest that will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Lake Forest

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

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Lake Forest, IL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Lake Forest, IL

Solar Energy Data in Lake Forest, IL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Lake Forest, IL

Solar Radiation Data in Lake Forest

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* 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 Lake Forest

Solar Radiation Data in Lake Forest, IL

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Lake Forest.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Lake Forest, IL

Solar Radiation Data in Lake Forest

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Solar Power Comparison: Lake Forest vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Lake Forest

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Lake Forest 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 Lake Forest

Sunrise / Sunset in Lake Forest

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 23, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:41 am
    • Sunset: 11:45 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:43 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:04
Solar Energy Statistics for Lake Forest

Best Months for Solar in Lake Forest

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

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Lake Forest

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

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

Solar Power Output in Lake Forest

The Power of Solar in Lake Forest, IL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Lake Forest, IL

Solar Radiation Data in Lake Forest

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Cost of Utilities in Lake Forest

Lake Forest Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Lake Forest 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]

Solar Power Poll: Lake Forest

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Lake Forest 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 Lake Forest, IL [5]

Wed Sep 23
72°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 74°F
Light breeze: 4 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 37%
Thu Sep 24
72°F
Few Clouds
Min: 62°F
Max: 72°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 22%
Fri Sep 25
72°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 74°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Sep 26
76°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 66°F
Max: 79°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 53%
Sun Sep 27
70°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 62°F
Max: 74°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 94%
Mon Sep 28
71°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 56°F
Max: 73°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 45%

More about Lake Forest

About Lake Forest

The city of Lake Forest, IL in Lake County has an approximate population of 19,375. [6]

Lake Forest Solar Power

Lake Forest, IL Solar Energy

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

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