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Solar Energy in Palmyra, IL

Solar Energy in Palmyra

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Solar Panels in Palmyra

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Palmyra

The total length of the day in Palmyra, IL today (February 26, 2021) will be 11 hours and 14 minutes. [More]

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Palmyra, IL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Palmyra, IL

Solar Energy Data in Palmyra, IL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Palmyra, IL

Solar Radiation Data in Palmyra

Based on historical Palmyra, 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 Palmyra. [1]

Palmyra has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.17 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.28 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Palmyra that are always titled at the latitude of Palmyra (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.82 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.17 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.28 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 Palmyra

Solar Radiation Data in Palmyra, IL

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Palmyra, IL

Solar Radiation Data in Palmyra

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

Solar Power Levels in Palmyra

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Palmyra

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 26, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:35 pm
    • Sunset: 11:49 pm
    • Solar Noon: 6:12 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:14
Solar Energy Statistics for Palmyra

Best Months for Solar in Palmyra

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.94 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.66 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.43 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Palmyra

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

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

Solar Power Output in Palmyra

The Power of Solar in Palmyra, IL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Palmyra, IL

Solar Radiation Data in Palmyra

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Cost of Utilities in Palmyra

Palmyra Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Palmyra averaged 12.32 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in December 2020, which was about 4% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.80¢/kWh in December. [3]

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Palmyra Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Illinois averaged $7.99 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in November 2020, which was approximately 28% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $11.07 per Mcf in November. [4]

Latest Solar News

Weather Forecast for Palmyra, IL [5]

Fri Feb 26
46°F
Few Clouds
Min: 31°F
Max: 48°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 12%
Sat Feb 27
54°F
Light Rain
Min: 36°F
Max: 57°F
Light breeze: 7 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 9%
Sun Feb 28
48°F
Light Rain
Min: 38°F
Max: 50°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Mar 1
43°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 26°F
Max: 43°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Mar 2
38°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 23°F
Max: 43°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Mar 3
51°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 32°F
Max: 56°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 67%

More about Palmyra

About Palmyra

The village of Palmyra, IL in Macoupin County has an approximate population of 698. [6]

Palmyra Solar Power

Palmyra, IL Solar Energy

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

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