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Solar Energy in Archer, IA

Solar Energy in Archer

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Solar Panels in Archer

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Archer

The total length of the day in Archer, IA today (February 27, 2021) will be 11 hours and 12 minutes. [More]

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Archer, IA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Archer, IA

Solar Energy Data in Archer, IA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Archer, IA

Solar Radiation Data in Archer

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

Archer has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.98 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 8% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.34 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Archer that are always titled at the latitude of Archer (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.67 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.98 kWh/m2/day and approximately 8% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.34 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 Archer

Solar Radiation Data in Archer, IA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Archer, IA

Solar Radiation Data in Archer

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

Solar Power Levels in Archer

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Archer

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 27, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:58 pm
    • Sunset: 12:11 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:35 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:12
Solar Energy Statistics for Archer

Best Months for Solar in Archer

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (6.13 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.22 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.59 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Archer

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

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

Solar Power Output in Archer

The Power of Solar in Archer, IA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Archer, IA

Solar Radiation Data in Archer

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Cost of Utilities in Archer

Archer Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Archer averaged 11.31 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in December 2020, which was about 12% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.80¢/kWh in December. [3]

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Archer Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Iowa averaged $8.16 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in November 2020, which was approximately 16% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.73 per Mcf in November. [4]

Latest Solar News

Weather Forecast for Archer, IA [5]

Sat Feb 27
38°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 28°F
Max: 39°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 70%
Sun Feb 28
25°F
Light Snow
Min: 23°F
Max: 32°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 93%
Mon Mar 1
21°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 20°F
Max: 28°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Mar 2
41°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 21°F
Max: 49°F
Fresh Breeze: 22 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Mar 3
45°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 33°F
Max: 47°F
Light breeze: 4 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 81%
Thu Mar 4
43°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 31°F
Max: 45°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 71%

More about Archer

About Archer

The city of Archer, IA in OBrien County has an approximate population of 131. [6]

Archer Solar Power

Archer, IA Solar Energy

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

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