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Solar Energy in Mount Pleasant, AR

Solar Energy in Mount Pleasant

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Mount Pleasant with an average of 6.05 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Mount Pleasant

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Mount Pleasant

The total length of the day in Mount Pleasant, AR today (September 25, 2017) will be 12 hours and 00 minutes. [More]

Mount Pleasant, AR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Mount Pleasant, AR

Solar Energy Data in Mount Pleasant, AR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Mount Pleasant, AR

Solar Radiation Data in Mount Pleasant

Based on historical Mount Pleasant, 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 Mount Pleasant. [1]

Mount Pleasant has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.37 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.46 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Mount Pleasant that are always titled at the latitude of Mount Pleasant (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.98 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.37 kWh/m2/day and approximately 12% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.46 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 Mount Pleasant

Solar Radiation Data in Mount Pleasant, AR

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Mount Pleasant.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Mount Pleasant, AR

Solar Radiation Data in Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant, 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 Mount Pleasant is August with an average of 6.05 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.88 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.85 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Mount Pleasant (Arkansas) are December with an average of 3.59 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.71 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.79 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Mount Pleasant vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Mount Pleasant

The average monthly solar radiation level in Mount Pleasant, 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 Mount Pleasant 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 Mount Pleasant

Sunrise / Sunset in Mount Pleasant

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 25, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:58 am
    • Sunset: 6:58 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:58 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:00
Solar Energy Statistics for Mount Pleasant

Best Months for Solar in Mount Pleasant

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.05 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.99 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (5.36 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.44 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Mount Pleasant

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

However, Mount Pleasant is in Izard County and Izard County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Mount Pleasant

The Power of Solar in Mount Pleasant, AR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Mount Pleasant, AR

Solar Radiation Data in Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant (AR) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5732.1 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Mount Pleasant is August with an average of 560.18 kWhac, followed by May at 555.77 kWhac and July at 543.22 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Mount Pleasant (Arkansas) are November with an average of 359.66 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 366.33 kWhac and January at 391.12 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Mount Pleasant averaged 10.73 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2017, which was about 19% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.22¢/kWh in June. [3]

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Mount Pleasant Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Arkansas averaged $18.53 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2017, which was approximately 16% 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 Mount Pleasant

Solar Energy Contractors in Mount Pleasant

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Mount Pleasant, AR.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Mount Pleasant

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Mount Pleasant, AR.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Mount Pleasant

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Mount Pleasant, AR.

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Weather Forecast for Mount Pleasant, AR [5]

Sun Sep 24
65°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 65°F
Max: 65°F
Light breeze: 2 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 25
86°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 64°F
Max: 87°F
: 3 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Sep 26
87°F
Few Clouds
Min: 68°F
Max: 87°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 20%
Wed Sep 27
86°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 12%
Thu Sep 28
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 74°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 3%
Fri Sep 29
77°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 3%

More about Mount Pleasant

About Mount Pleasant

The town of Mount Pleasant, AR in Izard County has an approximate population of 414. [6]

Mount Pleasant Solar Power

Mount Pleasant, AR Solar Energy

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

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