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Solar Energy in South Haven, MI

Solar Energy in South Haven

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Solar Panels in South Haven

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

Sunrise & Sunset in South Haven

The total length of the day in South Haven, MI today (July 04, 2020) will be 15 hours and 10 minutes. [More]

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South Haven, MI Solar Energy

Solar Power in South Haven, MI

Solar Energy Data in South Haven, MI

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for South Haven, MI

Solar Radiation Data in South Haven

Based on historical South Haven, 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 South Haven. [1]

South Haven has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.71 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 12% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.32 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in South Haven that are always titled at the latitude of South Haven (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.11 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.71 kWh/m2/day and approximately 24% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.32 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 South Haven

Solar Radiation Data in South Haven, MI

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in South Haven.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for South Haven, MI

Solar Radiation Data in South Haven

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Solar Power Comparison: South Haven vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in South Haven

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average South Haven 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 South Haven

Sunrise / Sunset in South Haven

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 04, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:14 am
    • Sunset: 1:25 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:49 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:10
Solar Energy Statistics for South Haven

Best Months for Solar in South Haven

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.89 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.3 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.34 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in South Haven

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

However, South Haven is in Van Buren County and Van Buren County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in South Haven

The Power of Solar in South Haven, MI

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for South Haven, MI

Solar Radiation Data in South Haven

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Cost of Utilities in South Haven

South Haven Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in South Haven averaged 16.14 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2020, which was about 22% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in April. [3]

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South Haven Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Michigan averaged $7.67 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2020, which was approximately 28% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.68 per Mcf in March. [4]

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Weather Forecast for South Haven, MI [5]

Sat Jul 4
81°F
Light Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 82°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 99%
Sun Jul 5
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 69°F
Max: 79°F
Light breeze: 3 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jul 6
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 72°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Jul 7
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 2%
Wed Jul 8
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 75°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 5 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jul 9
82°F
Light Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 1%

More about South Haven

About South Haven

The city of South Haven, MI in Van Buren County has an approximate population of 4,403. [6]

South Haven Solar Power

South Haven, MI Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Solar cells convert sunlight into electricity through a physical process known as the photovoltaic effect.

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