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Solar Energy in Bon Air, AL

Solar Energy in Bon Air

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Bon Air with an average of 5.78 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Bon Air

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Bon Air

The total length of the day in Bon Air, AL today (October 23, 2017) will be 11 hours and 03 minutes. [More]

Bon Air, AL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Bon Air, AL

Solar Energy Data in Bon Air, AL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Bon Air, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Bon Air

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

Bon Air has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.52 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.38 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Bon Air that are always titled at the latitude of Bon Air (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.09 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.52 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.38 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.

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Solar Radiation Levels in Bon Air

Solar Radiation Data in Bon Air, AL

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Bon Air.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Bon Air, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Bon Air

Bon Air, AL has a average annual solar radiation value of 5 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Bon Air is April with an average of 5.78 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.67 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.66 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Bon Air (Alabama) are December with an average of 3.51 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.8 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.17 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Bon Air vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Bon Air

The average monthly solar radiation level in Bon Air, AL, of 5 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 34% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 24% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


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

Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Bon Air 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).

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Solar Data & Statistics for Bon Air

Sunrise / Sunset in Bon Air

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:57 am
    • Sunset: 6:01 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:29 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:03
Solar Energy Statistics for Bon Air

Best Months for Solar in Bon Air

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (5.78 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (5.83 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.98 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.21 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Bon Air

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

However, Bon Air is in Talladega County and Talladega County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Bon Air

The Power of Solar in Bon Air, AL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Bon Air, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Bon Air

Bon Air (AL) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5702.49 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Bon Air is April with an average of 538.66 kWhac, followed by May at 533.55 kWhac and March at 532.62 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Bon Air (Alabama) are December with an average of 357.65 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 385.76 kWhac and February at 390.26 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Bon Air

Bon Air Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Bon Air averaged 12.53 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2017, which was about 4% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.12¢/kWh in July. [3]

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Bon Air Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Alabama averaged $22.48 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July 2017, which was approximately 27% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.75 per Mcf in July. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Bon Air

Solar Energy Contractors in Bon Air

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Bon Air, AL.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Bon Air

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Bon Air, AL.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Bon Air

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Bon Air, AL.

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Weather Forecast for Bon Air, AL [5]

Mon Oct 23
57°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 49°F
Max: 57°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Oct 24
62°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 45°F
Max: 62°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Oct 25
57°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 38°F
Max: 57°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Oct 26
57°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 35°F
Max: 57°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 4%
Fri Oct 27
64°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 31%
Sat Oct 28
47°F
Light Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 47°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Bon Air

About Bon Air

The town of Bon Air, AL in Talladega County has an approximate population of 116. [6]

Bon Air Solar Power

Bon Air, AL Solar Energy

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

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