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Solar Energy in Coffee Springs, AL

Solar Energy in Coffee Springs

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Coffee Springs with an average of 5.92 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Coffee Springs

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Coffee Springs

The total length of the day in Coffee Springs, AL today (September 25, 2017) will be 12 hours and 01 minutes. [More]

Coffee Springs, AL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Coffee Springs, AL

Solar Energy Data in Coffee Springs, AL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Coffee Springs, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Coffee Springs

Based on historical Coffee Springs, 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 Coffee Springs. [1]

Coffee Springs has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.73 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.59 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Coffee Springs that are always titled at the latitude of Coffee Springs (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.28 kWh/m2/day, or about 12% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.73 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.59 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 Coffee Springs

Solar Radiation Data in Coffee Springs, AL

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Coffee Springs.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Coffee Springs, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Coffee Springs

Coffee Springs, AL has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.1 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Coffee Springs is April with an average of 5.92 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 5.9 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.76 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Coffee Springs (Alabama) are January with an average of 3.74 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.81 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.24 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Coffee Springs vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Coffee Springs

The average monthly solar radiation level in Coffee Springs, AL, of 5.1 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 37% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 23% 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 Coffee Springs 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 Coffee Springs

Sunrise / Sunset in Coffee Springs

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 25, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:34 am
    • Sunset: 6:35 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:34 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:01
Solar Energy Statistics for Coffee Springs

Best Months for Solar in Coffee Springs

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (5.92 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (6.1 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.38 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.49 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Coffee Springs

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

However, Coffee Springs is in Geneva County and Geneva County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Coffee Springs

The Power of Solar in Coffee Springs, AL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Coffee Springs, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Coffee Springs

Coffee Springs (AL) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5773.77 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Coffee Springs is May with an average of 554.25 kWhac, followed by April at 548.29 kWhac and August at 535.99 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Coffee Springs (Alabama) are January with an average of 378.19 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 379.62 kWhac and November at 406.51 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Coffee Springs

Coffee Springs Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Coffee Springs averaged 12.79 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2017, which was about 3% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.22¢/kWh in June. [3]

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Coffee Springs Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Alabama averaged $21.42 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2017, which was approximately 34% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.98 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Coffee Springs

Solar Energy Contractors in Coffee Springs

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Coffee Springs, AL.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Coffee Springs

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Coffee Springs, AL.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Coffee Springs

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Coffee Springs, AL.

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Weather Forecast for Coffee Springs, AL [5]

Sun Sep 24
71°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 71°F
Max: 71°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 44%
Mon Sep 25
84°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 71°F
Max: 87°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 48%
Tue Sep 26
89°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 69°F
Max: 90°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 27
90°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 68°F
Max: 91°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 28
90°F
Light Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 90°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 5%
Fri Sep 29
89°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 89°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 16%

More about Coffee Springs

About Coffee Springs

The town of Coffee Springs, AL in Geneva County has an approximate population of 228. [6]

Coffee Springs Solar Power

Coffee Springs, AL Solar Energy

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

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