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Solar Energy in Allen, MI

Solar Energy in Allen

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Solar Panels in Allen

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Allen

The total length of the day in Allen, MI today (July 25, 2021) will be 14 hours and 37 minutes. [More]

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Allen, MI Solar Energy

Solar Power in Allen, MI

Solar Energy Data in Allen, MI

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Allen, MI

Solar Radiation Data in Allen

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

Allen has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.55 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Allen that are always titled at the latitude of Allen (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.33 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.8 kWh/m2/day and approximately 22% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.55 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 Allen

Solar Radiation Data in Allen, MI

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Allen, MI

Solar Radiation Data in Allen

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

Solar Power Levels in Allen

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Allen

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 25, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:26 am
    • Sunset: 1:04 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:45 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:37
Solar Energy Statistics for Allen

Best Months for Solar in Allen

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.75 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.15 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.18 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Allen

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the village of Allen, MI at this current time.

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

Solar Power Output in Allen

The Power of Solar in Allen, MI

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Allen, MI

Solar Radiation Data in Allen

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Cost of Utilities in Allen

Allen Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Allen averaged 17.62 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2021, which was about 28% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.76¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Allen Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Allen, MI [5]

Sun Jul 25
79°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 64°F
Max: 80°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 28%
Mon Jul 26
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Jul 27
81°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 64°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 40%
Wed Jul 28
81°F
Few Clouds
Min: 66°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 20%
Thu Jul 29
80°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 80°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 77%
Fri Jul 30
70°F
Few Clouds
Min: 56°F
Max: 71°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 11%

More about Allen

About Allen

The village of Allen, MI in Hillsdale County has an approximate population of 191. [6]

Allen Solar Power

Allen, MI Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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