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Solar Energy in Parrish, AL

Solar Energy in Parrish

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

Solar Panels in Parrish

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Parrish

The total length of the day in Parrish, AL today (December 14, 2017) will be 09 hours and 55 minutes. [More]

Parrish, AL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Parrish, AL

Solar Energy Data in Parrish, AL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Parrish, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Parrish

Based on historical Parrish, 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 Parrish. [1]

Parrish has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.48 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.34 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Parrish that are always titled at the latitude of Parrish (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.04 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.48 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.34 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 Parrish

Solar Radiation Data in Parrish, AL

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Parrish, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Parrish

Parrish, 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 Parrish is April with an average of 5.77 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.66 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.64 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Parrish (Alabama) are December with an average of 3.52 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: Parrish vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Parrish

The average monthly solar radiation level in Parrish, 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 Parrish 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 Parrish

Sunrise / Sunset in Parrish

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 14, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:46 am
    • Sunset: 4:42 pm
    • Solar Noon: 11:44 am
    • Length of Day: 09:55
Solar Energy Statistics for Parrish

Best Months for Solar in Parrish

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (5.77 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.75 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.91 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.23 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Parrish

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

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

Solar Power Output in Parrish

The Power of Solar in Parrish, AL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Parrish, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Parrish

Parrish (AL) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5700.39 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Parrish is April with an average of 537.85 kWhac, followed by March at 532.79 kWhac and May at 532.08 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Parrish (Alabama) are December with an average of 358.71 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 386.81 kWhac and February at 390.83 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Parrish

Parrish Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Parrish 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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Parrish 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 Parrish

Solar Energy Contractors in Parrish

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Parrish

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Parrish

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

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Weather Forecast for Parrish, AL [5]

Thu Dec 14
58°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 36°F
Max: 58°F
: 3 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Dec 15
40°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 24°F
Max: 42°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 68%
Sat Dec 16
49°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 22°F
Max: 51°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Dec 17
57°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 65°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 50%
Mon Dec 18
54°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 42°F
Max: 60°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 75%
Tue Dec 19
45°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 40°F
Max: 45°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 99%

More about Parrish

About Parrish

The town of Parrish, AL in Walker County has an approximate population of 982. [6]

Parrish Solar Power

Parrish, AL Solar Energy

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

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