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Solar Energy in Lowndesboro, AL

Solar Energy in Lowndesboro

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Lowndesboro with an average of 5.9 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Lowndesboro

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Lowndesboro

The total length of the day in Lowndesboro, AL today (December 14, 2017) will be 10 hours and 03 minutes. [More]

Lowndesboro, AL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Lowndesboro, AL

Solar Energy Data in Lowndesboro, AL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Lowndesboro, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Lowndesboro

Based on historical Lowndesboro, 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 Lowndesboro. [1]

Lowndesboro has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.66 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.55 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Lowndesboro that are always titled at the latitude of Lowndesboro (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.23 kWh/m2/day, or about 12% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.66 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.55 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 Lowndesboro

Solar Radiation Data in Lowndesboro, AL

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Lowndesboro.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Lowndesboro, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Lowndesboro

Lowndesboro, 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 Lowndesboro is April with an average of 5.9 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 5.86 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.73 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Lowndesboro (Alabama) are January with an average of 3.76 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.84 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.27 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Lowndesboro

The average monthly solar radiation level in Lowndesboro, 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 Lowndesboro 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 Lowndesboro

Sunrise / Sunset in Lowndesboro

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 14, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:40 am
    • Sunset: 4:43 pm
    • Solar Noon: 11:41 am
    • Length of Day: 10:03
Solar Energy Statistics for Lowndesboro

Best Months for Solar in Lowndesboro

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (5.9 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (6.04 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.18 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.42 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Lowndesboro

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

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

Solar Power Output in Lowndesboro

The Power of Solar in Lowndesboro, AL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Lowndesboro, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Lowndesboro

Lowndesboro (AL) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5769.29 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Lowndesboro is May with an average of 550.78 kWhac, followed by April at 546.39 kWhac and August at 533.67 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Lowndesboro (Alabama) are January with an average of 380.66 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 382.61 kWhac and November at 409 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Lowndesboro

Lowndesboro Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Lowndesboro averaged 13.04 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2017, which was about 2% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.30¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Lowndesboro Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Alabama averaged $22.98 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2017, which was approximately 35% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.01 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Lowndesboro

Solar Energy Contractors in Lowndesboro

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Lowndesboro

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Lowndesboro

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

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Weather Forecast for Lowndesboro, AL [5]

Thu Dec 14
65°F
Few Clouds
Min: 39°F
Max: 65°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 12%
Fri Dec 15
44°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 28°F
Max: 45°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 92%
Sat Dec 16
49°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 27°F
Max: 52°F
Light breeze: 2 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Dec 17
64°F
Light Rain
Min: 45°F
Max: 68°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 84%
Mon Dec 18
63°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 66°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 48%
Tue Dec 19
52°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 52°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 96%

More about Lowndesboro

About Lowndesboro

The town of Lowndesboro, AL in Lowndes County has an approximate population of 115. [6]

Lowndesboro Solar Power

Lowndesboro, AL Solar Energy

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

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