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Solar Energy in Windy Hills, KY

Solar Energy in Windy Hills

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Solar Panels in Windy Hills

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Windy Hills

The total length of the day in Windy Hills, KY today (April 12, 2021) will be 13 hours and 07 minutes. [More]

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Windy Hills, KY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Windy Hills, KY

Solar Energy Data in Windy Hills, KY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Windy Hills, KY

Solar Radiation Data in Windy Hills

Based on historical Windy Hills, 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 Windy Hills. [1]

Windy Hills has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.1 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Windy Hills that are always titled at the latitude of Windy Hills (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.68 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.1 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4 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 Windy Hills

Solar Radiation Data in Windy Hills, KY

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Windy Hills, KY

Solar Radiation Data in Windy Hills

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Solar Power Comparison: Windy Hills vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Windy Hills

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Windy Hills 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 Windy Hills

Sunrise / Sunset in Windy Hills

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 12, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:09 am
    • Sunset: 12:16 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:43 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:07
Solar Energy Statistics for Windy Hills

Best Months for Solar in Windy Hills

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (5.71 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.96 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.22 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Windy Hills

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

However, Windy Hills is in Jefferson County and Jefferson County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Windy Hills

The Power of Solar in Windy Hills, KY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Windy Hills, KY

Solar Radiation Data in Windy Hills

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Cost of Utilities in Windy Hills

Windy Hills Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Windy Hills averaged 10.46 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2021, which was about 18% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.69¢/kWh in January. [3]

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Windy Hills Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Kentucky averaged $8.97 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2021, which was approximately 8% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.74 per Mcf in January. [4]

Weather Forecast for Windy Hills, KY [5]

Mon Apr 12
66°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 45°F
Max: 67°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 1%
Tue Apr 13
51°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 58°F
Calm: 2 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Apr 14
61°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 47°F
Max: 61°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 84%
Thu Apr 15
54°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 36°F
Max: 55°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 7%
Fri Apr 16
56°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 42°F
Max: 57°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 75%
Sat Apr 17
57°F
Light Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 57°F
Calm: 3 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Windy Hills

About Windy Hills

The city of Windy Hills, KY in Jefferson County has an approximate population of 2,385. [6]

Windy Hills Solar Power

Windy Hills, KY Solar Energy

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

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