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Solar Energy in Rich Square, NC

Solar Energy in Rich Square

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Solar Panels in Rich Square

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Rich Square

The total length of the day in Rich Square, NC today (May 18, 2021) will be 14 hours and 11 minutes. [More]

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Rich Square, NC Solar Energy

Solar Power in Rich Square, NC

Solar Energy Data in Rich Square, NC

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Rich Square, NC

Solar Radiation Data in Rich Square

Based on historical Rich Square, 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 Rich Square. [1]

Rich Square has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.4 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.49 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Rich Square that are always titled at the latitude of Rich Square (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.09 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.4 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.49 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 Rich Square

Solar Radiation Data in Rich Square, NC

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Rich Square.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Rich Square, NC

Solar Radiation Data in Rich Square

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Solar Power Comparison: Rich Square vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Rich Square

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Rich Square 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 Rich Square

Sunrise / Sunset in Rich Square

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 18, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:59 am
    • Sunset: 12:11 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:05 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:11
Solar Energy Statistics for Rich Square

Best Months for Solar in Rich Square

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: June (5.74 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.99 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.34 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Rich Square

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

However, Rich Square is in Northampton County and Northampton County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Rich Square

The Power of Solar in Rich Square, NC

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Rich Square, NC

Solar Radiation Data in Rich Square

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Cost of Utilities in Rich Square

Rich Square Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Rich Square 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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Rich Square 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 Rich Square, NC [5]

Tue May 18
77°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 55%
Wed May 19
81°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 82°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 86%
Thu May 20
87°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 87°F
Light breeze: 6 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 69%
Fri May 21
86°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 60°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 71%
Sat May 22
76°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 79°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun May 23
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 46%

More about Rich Square

About Rich Square

The town of Rich Square, NC in Northampton County has an approximate population of 958. [6]

Rich Square Solar Power

Rich Square, NC Solar Energy

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

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