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Solar Energy in Mcdonald, NC

Solar Energy in Mcdonald

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Solar Panels in Mcdonald

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Mcdonald

The total length of the day in Mcdonald, NC today (March 28, 2020) will be 12 hours and 27 minutes. [More]

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Mcdonald, NC Solar Energy

Solar Power in Mcdonald, NC

Solar Energy Data in Mcdonald, NC

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Mcdonald, NC

Solar Radiation Data in Mcdonald

Based on historical Mcdonald, 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 Mcdonald. [1]

Mcdonald has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.56 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.58 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Mcdonald that are always titled at the latitude of Mcdonald (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.2 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.56 kWh/m2/day and approximately 14% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.58 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 Mcdonald

Solar Radiation Data in Mcdonald, NC

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Mcdonald, NC

Solar Radiation Data in Mcdonald

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

Solar Power Levels in Mcdonald

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Mcdonald

  • Sunrise/Sunset for March 28, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:07 am
    • Sunset: 11:35 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:21 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:27
Solar Energy Statistics for Mcdonald

Best Months for Solar in Mcdonald

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (5.93 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.31 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.36 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Mcdonald

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

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

Solar Power Output in Mcdonald

The Power of Solar in Mcdonald, NC

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Mcdonald, NC

Solar Radiation Data in Mcdonald

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Cost of Utilities in Mcdonald

Mcdonald Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Mcdonald averaged 11.01 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2020, which was about 14% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.79¢/kWh in January. [3]

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Mcdonald Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in North Carolina averaged $11.49 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in December 2019, which was approximately 22% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.38 per Mcf in December. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Mcdonald

Solar Energy Contractors in Mcdonald

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Mcdonald, NC.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Mcdonald

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Mcdonald, NC.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Mcdonald

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Mcdonald, NC.

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Weather Forecast for Mcdonald, NC [5]

Sat Mar 28
89°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 69°F
Max: 89°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 94%
Sun Mar 29
82°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 66°F
Max: 82°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 99%
Mon Mar 30
72°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 60°F
Max: 72°F
Light breeze: 5 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 99%
Tue Mar 31
63°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 63°F
Light breeze: 6 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Apr 1
52°F
Light Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 57°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 99%
Thu Apr 2
65°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 47°F
Max: 66°F
Light breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 36%

More about Mcdonald

About Mcdonald

The town of Mcdonald, NC in Robeson County has an approximate population of 113. [6]

Mcdonald Solar Power

Mcdonald, NC Solar Energy

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

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