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Solar Energy in Asheboro, NC

Solar Energy in Asheboro

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Solar Panels in Asheboro

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Asheboro

The total length of the day in Asheboro, NC today (May 18, 2021) will be 14 hours and 09 minutes. [More]

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Asheboro, NC Solar Energy

Solar Power in Asheboro, NC

Solar Energy Data in Asheboro, NC

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Asheboro, NC

Solar Radiation Data in Asheboro

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

Asheboro has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.46 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.57 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Asheboro that are always titled at the latitude of Asheboro (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.14 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.46 kWh/m2/day and approximately 12% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.57 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 Asheboro

Solar Radiation Data in Asheboro, NC

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Asheboro, NC

Solar Radiation Data in Asheboro

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

Solar Power Levels in Asheboro

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Asheboro

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 18, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:11 am
    • Sunset: 12:20 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:15 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:09
Solar Energy Statistics for Asheboro

Best Months for Solar in Asheboro

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: May (5.81 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (5.15 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.34 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Asheboro

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

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

Solar Power Output in Asheboro

The Power of Solar in Asheboro, NC

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Asheboro, NC

Solar Radiation Data in Asheboro

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Cost of Utilities in Asheboro

Asheboro Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Asheboro averaged 11.13 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2021, which was about 17% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.34¢/kWh in February. [3]

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Asheboro Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in North Carolina averaged $12.77 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2021, which was approximately 34% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.55 per Mcf in February. [4]

Weather Forecast for Asheboro, NC [5]

Tue May 18
66°F
Light Rain
Min: 55°F
Max: 72°F
Light breeze: 4 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed May 19
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 53°F
Max: 78°F
Light breeze: 5 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 7%
Thu May 20
80°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 77%
Fri May 21
83°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 83°F
Light breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 96%
Sat May 22
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 84°F
Light breeze: 5 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun May 23
87°F
Few Clouds
Min: 62°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 12%

More about Asheboro

About Asheboro

The city of Asheboro, NC in Randolph County has an approximate population of 25,012. [6]

Asheboro Solar Power

Asheboro, NC Solar Energy

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

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