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Solar Energy in Wheatcroft, KY

Solar Energy in Wheatcroft

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Solar Panels in Wheatcroft

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Wheatcroft

The total length of the day in Wheatcroft, KY today (November 29, 2020) will be 09 hours and 47 minutes. [More]

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Wheatcroft, KY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Wheatcroft, KY

Solar Energy Data in Wheatcroft, KY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Wheatcroft, KY

Solar Radiation Data in Wheatcroft

Based on historical Wheatcroft, 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 Wheatcroft. [1]

Wheatcroft has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.25 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.2 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Wheatcroft that are always titled at the latitude of Wheatcroft (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.83 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.25 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.2 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 Wheatcroft

Solar Radiation Data in Wheatcroft, KY

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Wheatcroft, KY

Solar Radiation Data in Wheatcroft

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

Solar Power Levels in Wheatcroft

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Wheatcroft

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 29, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:46 pm
    • Sunset: 10:33 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:40 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:47
Solar Energy Statistics for Wheatcroft

Best Months for Solar in Wheatcroft

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (6 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (5.44 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.48 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Wheatcroft

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

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

Solar Power Output in Wheatcroft

The Power of Solar in Wheatcroft, KY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Wheatcroft, KY

Solar Radiation Data in Wheatcroft

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Cost of Utilities in Wheatcroft

Wheatcroft Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Wheatcroft averaged 11.03 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2020, which was about 17% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.31¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Wheatcroft Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Kentucky averaged $26.22 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2020, which was approximately 42% 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 Wheatcroft, KY [5]

Sun Nov 29
49°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 32°F
Max: 52°F
Light breeze: 3 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 53%
Mon Nov 30
33°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 30°F
Max: 42°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Dec 1
38°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 26°F
Max: 39°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 2
47°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 30°F
Max: 49°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 32%
Thu Dec 3
42°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 44°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Dec 4
44°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 37°F
Max: 45°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 96%

More about Wheatcroft

About Wheatcroft

The city of Wheatcroft, KY in Webster County has an approximate population of 160. [6]

Wheatcroft Solar Power

Wheatcroft, KY Solar Energy

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

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