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Solar Energy in Carolina Shores, NC

Solar Energy in Carolina Shores

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Carolina Shores with an average of 5.93 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Carolina Shores

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Carolina Shores

The total length of the day in Carolina Shores, NC today (October 07, 2022) will be 11 hours and 37 minutes. [More]

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Carolina Shores, NC Solar Energy

Solar Power in Carolina Shores, NC

Solar Energy Data in Carolina Shores, NC

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Carolina Shores, NC

Solar Radiation Data in Carolina Shores

Based on historical Carolina Shores, 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 Carolina Shores. [1]

Carolina Shores has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.61 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.65 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Carolina Shores that are always titled at the latitude of Carolina Shores (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.25 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.61 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.65 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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 Carolina Shores

Solar Radiation Data in Carolina Shores, NC

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Carolina Shores.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Carolina Shores, NC

Solar Radiation Data in Carolina Shores

Carolina Shores, NC has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.44 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Carolina Shores is April with an average of 5.93 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 5.93 kWh/m2/day and March at 5.75 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Carolina Shores (North Carolina) are December with an average of 4.5 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.69 kWh/m2/day and November at 5.19 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Carolina Shores vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Carolina Shores

The average monthly solar radiation level in Carolina Shores, NC, of 5.44 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 38% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 18% less than the average level of 6.61 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: Carolina Shores vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Carolina Shores 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 Carolina Shores

Sunrise / Sunset in Carolina Shores

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 07, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:13 am
    • Sunset: 6:50 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:37
Solar Energy Statistics for Carolina Shores

Best Months for Solar in Carolina Shores

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (5.93 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (6.08 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.61 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.45 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Carolina Shores

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Solar Power Output in Carolina Shores

The Power of Solar in Carolina Shores, NC

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Carolina Shores, NC

Solar Radiation Data in Carolina Shores

Carolina Shores (NC) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6105.9 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Carolina Shores is March with an average of 556.1 kWhac, followed by May at 554.94 kWhac and April at 551.51 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Carolina Shores (North Carolina) are December with an average of 444.51 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 464.55 kWhac and February at 466.71 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Carolina Shores

Carolina Shores Electricity Costs

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Carolina Shores Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Carolina Shores, NC [5]

Fri Oct 7
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Oct 8
74°F
Light Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 76°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 99%
Sun Oct 9
73°F
Few Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 23%
Mon Oct 10
69°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Oct 11
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Oct 12
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 7 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Carolina Shores

About Carolina Shores

The town of Carolina Shores, NC in Brunswick County has an approximate population of 3,048. [6]

Carolina Shores Solar Power

Carolina Shores, NC Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Carolina Shores, NC, or for more solar-related resources for Carolina Shores, 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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