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Solar Energy in Thayer, IL

Solar Energy in Thayer

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Solar Panels in Thayer

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Thayer

The total length of the day in Thayer, IL today (November 25, 2020) will be 09 hours and 41 minutes. [More]

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Thayer, IL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Thayer, IL

Solar Energy Data in Thayer, IL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Thayer, IL

Solar Radiation Data in Thayer

Based on historical Thayer, 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 Thayer. [1]

Thayer has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.14 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.23 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Thayer that are always titled at the latitude of Thayer (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.79 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.14 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.23 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 Thayer

Solar Radiation Data in Thayer, IL

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Thayer, IL

Solar Radiation Data in Thayer

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

Solar Power Levels in Thayer

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Thayer

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 25, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:55 pm
    • Sunset: 10:37 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:46 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:41
Solar Energy Statistics for Thayer

Best Months for Solar in Thayer

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.93 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.61 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.44 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Thayer

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

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

Solar Power Output in Thayer

The Power of Solar in Thayer, IL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Thayer, IL

Solar Radiation Data in Thayer

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Cost of Utilities in Thayer

Thayer Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Thayer averaged 12.33 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2020, which was about 7% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.31¢/kWh in August. [3]

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Thayer Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Illinois averaged $19.53 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2020, which was approximately 6% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $18.41 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Thayer, IL [5]

Wed Nov 25
53°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 45°F
Max: 53°F
Calm: 2 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 92%
Thu Nov 26
50°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 43°F
Max: 52°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 96%
Fri Nov 27
50°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 39°F
Max: 50°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 10%
Sat Nov 28
44°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 33°F
Max: 46°F
Light breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Nov 29
45°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 36°F
Max: 45°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 93%
Mon Nov 30
31°F
Snow
Min: 26°F
Max: 39°F
Fresh Breeze: 22 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Thayer

About Thayer

The village of Thayer, IL in Sangamon County has an approximate population of 693. [6]

Thayer Solar Power

Thayer, IL Solar Energy

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

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