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Solar Energy in Plainwell, MI

Solar Energy in Plainwell

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Solar Panels in Plainwell

Solar panels in Plainwell that will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Plainwell

The total length of the day in Plainwell, MI today (May 20, 2019) will be 14 hours and 48 minutes. [More]

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Plainwell, MI Solar Energy

Solar Power in Plainwell, MI

Solar Energy Data in Plainwell, MI

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Plainwell, MI

Solar Radiation Data in Plainwell

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* 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 Plainwell

Solar Radiation Data in Plainwell, MI

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Plainwell, MI

Solar Radiation Data in Plainwell

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

Solar Power Levels in Plainwell

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Plainwell

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 20, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:14 am
    • Sunset: 1:03 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:39 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:48
Solar Energy Statistics for Plainwell

Best Months for Solar in Plainwell

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

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Plainwell

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

However, Plainwell is in Allegan County and Allegan County has at least 3 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Plainwell

The Power of Solar in Plainwell, MI

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Plainwell, MI

Solar Radiation Data in Plainwell

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Cost of Utilities in Plainwell

Plainwell Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Plainwell averaged 15.08 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2019, which was about 19% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.70¢/kWh in February. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Plainwell

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Plainwell Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Michigan averaged $7.51 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2019, which was approximately 21% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.49 per Mcf in February. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Plainwell

Solar Energy Contractors in Plainwell

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Plainwell, MI.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Plainwell

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Plainwell, MI.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Plainwell

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Plainwell, MI.

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Weather Forecast for Plainwell, MI [5]

Mon May 20
45°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 39°F
Max: 45°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 56%
Tue May 21
53°F
Light Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 53°F
: 10 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed May 22
71°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 79°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 45%
Thu May 23
69°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 69°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 80%
Fri May 24
74°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 80°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat May 25
75°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 76°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 96%

More about Plainwell

About Plainwell

The city of Plainwell, MI in Allegan County has an approximate population of 3,804. [6]

Plainwell Solar Power

Plainwell, MI Solar Energy

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

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