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Solar Energy in Lane, KS

Solar Energy in Lane

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Solar Panels in Lane

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Lane

The total length of the day in Lane, KS today (March 08, 2021) will be 11 hours and 43 minutes. [More]

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Lane, KS Solar Energy

Solar Power in Lane, KS

Solar Energy Data in Lane, KS

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Lane, KS

Solar Radiation Data in Lane

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

Lane has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.29 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.61 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Lane that are always titled at the latitude of Lane (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.98 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.29 kWh/m2/day and approximately 8% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.61 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 Lane

Solar Radiation Data in Lane, KS

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Lane, KS

Solar Radiation Data in Lane

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

Solar Power Levels in Lane

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Lane

  • Sunrise/Sunset for March 08, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:38 pm
    • Sunset: 12:22 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:30 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:43
Solar Energy Statistics for Lane

Best Months for Solar in Lane

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.98 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.5 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Lane

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

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

Solar Power Output in Lane

The Power of Solar in Lane, KS

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Lane, KS

Solar Radiation Data in Lane

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Cost of Utilities in Lane

Lane Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Lane averaged 12.22 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in December 2020, which was about 5% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.80¢/kWh in December. [3]

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Lane Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Kansas averaged $8.24 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in December 2020, which was approximately 15% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.73 per Mcf in December. [4]

Weather Forecast for Lane, KS [5]

Mon Mar 8
60°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 45°F
Max: 63°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 52%
Tue Mar 9
58°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 51°F
Max: 60°F
Fresh Breeze: 22 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 95%
Wed Mar 10
64°F
Light Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 64°F
Strong breeze: 24 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 99%
Thu Mar 11
62°F
Light Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 66°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 89%
Fri Mar 12
45°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 48°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Mar 13
46°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 45°F
Max: 48°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Lane

About Lane

The city of Lane, KS in Franklin County has an approximate population of 225. [6]

Lane Solar Power

Lane, KS Solar Energy

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

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