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Solar Energy in Birch Run, MI

Solar Energy in Birch Run

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Solar Panels in Birch Run

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Birch Run

The total length of the day in Birch Run, MI today (July 27, 2021) will be 14 hours and 40 minutes. [More]

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Birch Run, MI Solar Energy

Solar Power in Birch Run, MI

Solar Energy Data in Birch Run, MI

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Birch Run, MI

Solar Radiation Data in Birch Run

Based on historical Birch Run, 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 Birch Run. [1]

Birch Run has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.78 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.62 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Birch Run that are always titled at the latitude of Birch Run (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.34 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.78 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.62 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 Birch Run

Solar Radiation Data in Birch Run, MI

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Birch Run.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Birch Run, MI

Solar Radiation Data in Birch Run

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Solar Power Comparison: Birch Run vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Birch Run

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Birch Run 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 Birch Run

Sunrise / Sunset in Birch Run

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 27, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:21 am
    • Sunset: 1:02 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:41 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:40
Solar Energy Statistics for Birch Run

Best Months for Solar in Birch Run

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.71 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.13 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.13 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Birch Run

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

However, Birch Run is in Saginaw County and Saginaw County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Birch Run

The Power of Solar in Birch Run, MI

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Birch Run, MI

Solar Radiation Data in Birch Run

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Cost of Utilities in Birch Run

Birch Run Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Birch Run averaged 17.69 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2021, which was about 29% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.76¢/kWh in May. [3]

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Birch Run Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Michigan averaged $9.26 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2021, which was approximately 24% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.21 per Mcf in April. [4]

Weather Forecast for Birch Run, MI [5]

Tue Jul 27
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 81°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 96%
Wed Jul 28
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 1%
Thu Jul 29
71°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 98%
Fri Jul 30
69°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 43%
Sat Jul 31
67°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 75°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Aug 1
69°F
Light Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 69°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 4%

More about Birch Run

About Birch Run

The village of Birch Run, MI in Saginaw County has an approximate population of 1,555. [6]

Birch Run Solar Power

Birch Run, MI Solar Energy

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

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