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Solar Energy in Lima, OH

Solar Energy in Lima

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Solar Panels in Lima

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Lima

The total length of the day in Lima, OH today (December 14, 2019) will be 09 hours and 16 minutes. [More]

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Lima, OH Solar Energy

Solar Power in Lima, OH

Solar Energy Data in Lima, OH

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Lima, OH

Solar Radiation Data in Lima

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

Lima has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.89 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.62 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Lima that are always titled at the latitude of Lima (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.43 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.89 kWh/m2/day and approximately 22% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.62 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 Lima

Solar Radiation Data in Lima, OH

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Lima, OH

Solar Radiation Data in Lima

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

Solar Power Levels in Lima

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Lima

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 14, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:52 pm
    • Sunset: 10:09 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:31 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:16
Solar Energy Statistics for Lima

Best Months for Solar in Lima

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.68 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.93 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.12 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Lima

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

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

Solar Power Output in Lima

The Power of Solar in Lima, OH

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Lima, OH

Solar Radiation Data in Lima

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Cost of Utilities in Lima

Lima Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Lima averaged 11.84 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2019, which was about 10% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.17¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Lima Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Ohio averaged $28.77 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2019, which was approximately 62% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.81 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Lima

Solar Energy Contractors in Lima

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Lima, OH.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Lima

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Lima, OH.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Lima

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Lima, OH.

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Weather Forecast for Lima, OH [5]

Sat Dec 14
40°F
Light Rain
Min: 31°F
Max: 41°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Dec 15
32°F
Light Snow
Min: 25°F
Max: 33°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 43%
Mon Dec 16
34°F
Snow
Min: 30°F
Max: 34°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Dec 17
27°F
Light Snow
Min: 18°F
Max: 27°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 29%
Wed Dec 18
19°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 12°F
Max: 19°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Dec 19
31°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 17°F
Max: 31°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 25%

More about Lima

About Lima

The city of Lima, OH in Allen County has an approximate population of 38,771. [6]

Lima Solar Power

Lima, OH Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Lima, OH, or for more solar-related resources for Lima, 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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