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Solar Energy in West Harrison, IN

Solar Energy in West Harrison

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Solar Panels in West Harrison

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

Sunrise & Sunset in West Harrison

The total length of the day in West Harrison, IN today (November 23, 2020) will be 09 hours and 44 minutes. [More]

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West Harrison, IN Solar Energy

Solar Power in West Harrison, IN

Solar Energy Data in West Harrison, IN

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for West Harrison, IN

Solar Radiation Data in West Harrison

Based on historical West Harrison, IN data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in West Harrison. [1]

West Harrison has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.06 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.97 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in West Harrison that are always titled at the latitude of West Harrison (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.64 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.06 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.97 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 West Harrison

Solar Radiation Data in West Harrison, IN

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in West Harrison.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for West Harrison, IN

Solar Radiation Data in West Harrison

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Solar Power Comparison: West Harrison vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in West Harrison

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average West Harrison 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 West Harrison

Sunrise / Sunset in West Harrison

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 23, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:33 pm
    • Sunset: 10:18 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:26 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:44
Solar Energy Statistics for West Harrison

Best Months for Solar in West Harrison

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (5.7 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (5.08 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.26 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in West Harrison

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

However, West Harrison is in Dearborn County and Dearborn County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in West Harrison

The Power of Solar in West Harrison, IN

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for West Harrison, IN

Solar Radiation Data in West Harrison

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Cost of Utilities in West Harrison

West Harrison Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in West Harrison averaged 12.32 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]

Solar Power Poll: West Harrison

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West Harrison Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Indiana averaged $22.18 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2020, which was approximately 20% 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 West Harrison, IN [5]

Mon Nov 23
47°F
Few Clouds
Min: 35°F
Max: 47°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 24%
Tue Nov 24
44°F
Light Rain
Min: 40°F
Max: 47°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Nov 25
56°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 45°F
Max: 58°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 86%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Nov 26
55°F
Light Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 55°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 89%
Fri Nov 27
56°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 44°F
Max: 57°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 88%
Sat Nov 28
46°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 38°F
Max: 51°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about West Harrison

About West Harrison

The town of West Harrison, IN in Dearborn County has an approximate population of 289. [6]

West Harrison Solar Power

West Harrison, IN Solar Energy

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

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