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Solar Energy in Paintsville, KY

Solar Energy in Paintsville

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Solar Panels in Paintsville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Paintsville

The total length of the day in Paintsville, KY today (April 06, 2020) will be 12 hours and 52 minutes. [More]

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Paintsville, KY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Paintsville, KY

Solar Energy Data in Paintsville, KY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Paintsville, KY

Solar Radiation Data in Paintsville

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

Paintsville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.03 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.8 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Paintsville that are always titled at the latitude of Paintsville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.57 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.03 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.8 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 Paintsville

Solar Radiation Data in Paintsville, KY

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Paintsville, KY

Solar Radiation Data in Paintsville

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

Solar Power Levels in Paintsville

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Paintsville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 06, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:07 am
    • Sunset: 11:59 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:33 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:52
Solar Energy Statistics for Paintsville

Best Months for Solar in Paintsville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (5.61 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.66 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.09 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Paintsville

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

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

Solar Power Output in Paintsville

The Power of Solar in Paintsville, KY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Paintsville, KY

Solar Radiation Data in Paintsville

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Cost of Utilities in Paintsville

Paintsville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Paintsville averaged 10.62 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2020, which was about 17% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.79¢/kWh in January. [3]

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Paintsville Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Kentucky averaged $9.59 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2020, which was approximately 1% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.52 per Mcf in January. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Paintsville

Solar Energy Contractors in Paintsville

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Paintsville, KY.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Paintsville

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Paintsville, KY.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Paintsville

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Paintsville, KY.

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Weather Forecast for Paintsville, KY [5]

Mon Apr 6
70°F
Light Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 70°F
Calm: 1 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 78%
Tue Apr 7
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 10%
Wed Apr 8
73°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 65%
Thu Apr 9
55°F
Light Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 55°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 54%
Fri Apr 10
49°F
Few Clouds
Min: 35°F
Max: 50°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 16%
Sat Apr 11
56°F
Few Clouds
Min: 37°F
Max: 59°F
Light breeze: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 17%

More about Paintsville

About Paintsville

The city of Paintsville, KY in Johnson County has an approximate population of 3,459. [6]

Paintsville Solar Power

Paintsville, KY Solar Energy

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

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