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Solar Energy in Otterville, IL

Solar Energy in Otterville

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Solar Panels in Otterville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Otterville

The total length of the day in Otterville, IL today (January 15, 2021) will be 09 hours and 45 minutes. [More]

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Otterville, IL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Otterville, IL

Solar Energy Data in Otterville, IL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Otterville, IL

Solar Radiation Data in Otterville

Based on historical Otterville, 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 Otterville. [1]

Otterville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.2 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.35 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Otterville that are always titled at the latitude of Otterville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.85 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.2 kWh/m2/day and approximately 11% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.35 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 Otterville

Solar Radiation Data in Otterville, IL

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Otterville, IL

Solar Radiation Data in Otterville

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

Solar Power Levels in Otterville

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Otterville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 15, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:18 pm
    • Sunset: 11:04 pm
    • Solar Noon: 6:11 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:45
Solar Energy Statistics for Otterville

Best Months for Solar in Otterville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.95 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.78 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.44 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Otterville

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

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

Solar Power Output in Otterville

The Power of Solar in Otterville, IL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Otterville, IL

Solar Radiation Data in Otterville

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Cost of Utilities in Otterville

Otterville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Otterville averaged 13.98 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2020, which was about 3% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.60¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Otterville Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Illinois averaged $8.85 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2020, which was approximately 28% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.35 per Mcf in October. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Otterville, IL [5]

Fri Jan 15
32°F
Light Snow
Min: 28°F
Max: 33°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jan 16
35°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 27°F
Max: 35°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 86%
Cloud cover: 91%
Sun Jan 17
34°F
Light Snow
Min: 26°F
Max: 36°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 64%
Mon Jan 18
35°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 25°F
Max: 38°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 73%
Tue Jan 19
30°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 25°F
Max: 34°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 82%
Wed Jan 20
39°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 25°F
Max: 40°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Otterville

About Otterville

The town of Otterville, IL in Jersey County has an approximate population of 126. [6]

Otterville Solar Power

Otterville, IL Solar Energy

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

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