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Solar Energy in Westover, AL

Solar Energy in Westover

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

Solar Panels in Westover

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Westover

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

Westover, AL Solar Energy

Solar Power in Westover, AL

Solar Energy Data in Westover, AL

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Westover, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Westover

Based on historical Westover, 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 Westover. [1]

Westover has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.49 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.35 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Westover that are always titled at the latitude of Westover (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.06 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.49 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.35 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 Westover

Solar Radiation Data in Westover, AL

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Westover, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Westover

Westover, 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 Westover 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 Westover (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: Westover vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Westover

The average monthly solar radiation level in Westover, 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 Westover 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 Westover

Sunrise / Sunset in Westover

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 25, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:36 am
    • Sunset: 6:38 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:37 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:01
Solar Energy Statistics for Westover

Best Months for Solar in Westover

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (5.78 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (5.79 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.88 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.18 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Westover

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

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

Solar Power Output in Westover

The Power of Solar in Westover, AL

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Westover, AL

Solar Radiation Data in Westover

Westover (AL) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5702.13 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Westover is April with an average of 538.51 kWhac, followed by May at 533.28 kWhac and March at 532.65 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Westover (Alabama) are December with an average of 357.85 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 385.96 kWhac and February at 390.37 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Westover

Westover Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Westover 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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Westover 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 Westover

Solar Energy Contractors in Westover

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Westover

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Westover

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

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Weather Forecast for Westover, AL [5]

Sun Sep 24
69°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 69°F
Max: 69°F
Light breeze: 2 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 25
83°F
Few Clouds
Min: 66°F
Max: 84°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 12%
Tue Sep 26
86°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 64°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 27
86°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 65°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 28
84°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 84°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Sep 29
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 79°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 4%

More about Westover

About Westover

The town of Westover, AL in Shelby County has an approximate population of 1,275. [6]

Westover Solar Power

Westover, AL Solar Energy

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

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