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Solar Energy in Cotton Plant, AR

Solar Energy in Cotton Plant

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Cotton Plant with an average of 6.08 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Cotton Plant

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Cotton Plant

The total length of the day in Cotton Plant, AR today (April 20, 2018) will be 13 hours and 16 minutes. [More]

Cotton Plant, AR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Cotton Plant, AR

Solar Energy Data in Cotton Plant, AR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Cotton Plant, AR

Solar Radiation Data in Cotton Plant

Based on historical Cotton Plant, AR data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Cotton Plant. [1]

Cotton Plant has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.47 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.45 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Cotton Plant that are always titled at the latitude of Cotton Plant (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.04 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.47 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.45 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 Cotton Plant

Solar Radiation Data in Cotton Plant, AR

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Cotton Plant.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Cotton Plant, AR

Solar Radiation Data in Cotton Plant

Cotton Plant, AR has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.04 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Cotton Plant is August with an average of 6.08 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.92 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.88 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Cotton Plant (Arkansas) are December with an average of 3.56 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.7 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.76 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Cotton Plant vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Cotton Plant

The average monthly solar radiation level in Cotton Plant, AR, of 5.04 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 35% 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 Cotton Plant 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 Cotton Plant

Sunrise / Sunset in Cotton Plant

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 20, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:25 am
    • Sunset: 7:41 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:03 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:16
Solar Energy Statistics for Cotton Plant

Best Months for Solar in Cotton Plant

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.08 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (6.21 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (5.68 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.56 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Cotton Plant

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the city of Cotton Plant, AR at this current time.

However, Cotton Plant is in Woodruff County and Woodruff County has at least 1 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Cotton Plant

The Power of Solar in Cotton Plant, AR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Cotton Plant, AR

Solar Radiation Data in Cotton Plant

Cotton Plant (AR) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5739.03 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Cotton Plant is August with an average of 562.49 kWhac, followed by May at 559.08 kWhac and July at 546.82 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Cotton Plant (Arkansas) are November with an average of 358.02 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 364.02 kWhac and January at 388.99 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Cotton Plant

Cotton Plant Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Cotton Plant averaged 9.36 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2018, which was about 23% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.23¢/kWh in January. [3]

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Cotton Plant Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Arkansas averaged $10.09 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2018, which was approximately 13% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $8.93 per Mcf in January. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Cotton Plant

Solar Energy Contractors in Cotton Plant

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Cotton Plant, AR.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Cotton Plant

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Cotton Plant, AR.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Cotton Plant

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Cotton Plant, AR.

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Weather Forecast for Cotton Plant, AR [5]

Fri Apr 20
66°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 47°F
Max: 69°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Apr 21
65°F
Light Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 67°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 88%
Sun Apr 22
59°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 60°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 92%
Mon Apr 23
60°F
Light Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 61°F
High wind, near gale: 15 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 66%
Tue Apr 24
66°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 49°F
Max: 69°F
Strong breeze: 10 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 2%
Wed Apr 25
65°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 50°F
Max: 65°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Cotton Plant

About Cotton Plant

The city of Cotton Plant, AR in Woodruff County has an approximate population of 649. [6]

Cotton Plant Solar Power

Cotton Plant, AR Solar Energy

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

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