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Solar Energy in Maytown, AL

Solar Energy in Maytown

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Maytown with an average of 5.77 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Maytown

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Maytown

The total length of the day in Maytown, AL today (October 23, 2017) will be 11 hours and 04 minutes. [More]

Maytown, AL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Maytown, AL

Solar Energy Data in Maytown, AL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Maytown, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Maytown

Based on historical Maytown, 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 Maytown. [1]

Maytown has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.47 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.3 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Maytown that are always titled at the latitude of Maytown (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.03 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.47 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.3 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 Maytown

Solar Radiation Data in Maytown, AL

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Maytown, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Maytown

Maytown, 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 Maytown is April with an average of 5.77 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.66 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.65 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Maytown (Alabama) are December with an average of 3.51 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.81 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.18 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Maytown

The average monthly solar radiation level in Maytown, 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 Maytown 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 Maytown

Sunrise / Sunset in Maytown

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:59 am
    • Sunset: 6:04 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:32 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:04
Solar Energy Statistics for Maytown

Best Months for Solar in Maytown

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (5.77 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (5.76 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.92 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.19 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Maytown

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

However, Maytown is in Jefferson County and Jefferson County has at least 1 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Maytown

The Power of Solar in Maytown, AL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Maytown, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Maytown

Maytown (AL) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5701 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Maytown is April with an average of 538.08 kWhac, followed by March at 532.75 kWhac and May at 532.49 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Maytown (Alabama) are December with an average of 358.42 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 386.52 kWhac and February at 390.67 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Maytown

Maytown Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Maytown 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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Maytown 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 Maytown

Solar Energy Contractors in Maytown

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Maytown

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Maytown

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

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Weather Forecast for Maytown, AL [5]

Mon Oct 23
59°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 48°F
Max: 59°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 44%
Tue Oct 24
61°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 45°F
Max: 61°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 8%
Wed Oct 25
57°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 36°F
Max: 57°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Oct 26
58°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 35°F
Max: 58°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 5%
Fri Oct 27
63°F
Light Rain
Min: 42°F
Max: 63°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 78%
Sat Oct 28
47°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 35°F
Max: 47°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Maytown

About Maytown

The town of Maytown, AL in Jefferson County has an approximate population of 385. [6]

Maytown Solar Power

Maytown, AL Solar Energy

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

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