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Solar Energy in Benzonia, MI

Solar Energy in Benzonia

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Solar Panels in Benzonia

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Benzonia

The total length of the day in Benzonia, MI today (January 23, 2021) will be 09 hours and 32 minutes. [More]

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Benzonia, MI Solar Energy

Solar Power in Benzonia, MI

Solar Energy Data in Benzonia, MI

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Benzonia, MI

Solar Radiation Data in Benzonia

Based on historical Benzonia, 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 Benzonia. [1]

Benzonia has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.75 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.84 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Benzonia that are always titled at the latitude of Benzonia (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.3 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.75 kWh/m2/day and approximately 12% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.84 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 Benzonia

Solar Radiation Data in Benzonia, MI

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Benzonia, MI

Solar Radiation Data in Benzonia

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

Solar Power Levels in Benzonia

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Benzonia

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 23, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:10 pm
    • Sunset: 10:43 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:56 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:32
Solar Energy Statistics for Benzonia

Best Months for Solar in Benzonia

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.96 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.95 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.47 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Benzonia

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

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

Solar Power Output in Benzonia

The Power of Solar in Benzonia, MI

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Benzonia, MI

Solar Radiation Data in Benzonia

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Cost of Utilities in Benzonia

Benzonia Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Benzonia averaged 16.83 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2020, which was about 24% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.60¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Benzonia Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Michigan averaged $8.66 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2020, which was approximately 30% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.35 per Mcf in October. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Benzonia, MI [5]

Sun Jan 24
27°F
Snow
Min: 23°F
Max: 29°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Jan 25
25°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 20°F
Max: 28°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 43%
Tue Jan 26
25°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 19°F
Max: 25°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Jan 27
22°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 18°F
Max: 23°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Jan 28
23°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 19°F
Max: 23°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 98%
Fri Jan 29
25°F
Light Snow
Min: 20°F
Max: 26°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 99%

More about Benzonia

About Benzonia

The village of Benzonia, MI in Benzie County has an approximate population of 497. [6]

Benzonia Solar Power

Benzonia, MI Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Benzonia, MI, or for more solar-related resources for Benzonia, 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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