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Solar Energy in Norfork, AR

Solar Energy in Norfork

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Norfork with an average of 6.01 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Norfork

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Norfork

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

Norfork, AR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Norfork, AR

Solar Energy Data in Norfork, AR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Norfork, AR

Solar Radiation Data in Norfork

Based on historical Norfork, 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 Norfork. [1]

Norfork has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.35 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.43 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Norfork that are always titled at the latitude of Norfork (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.97 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.35 kWh/m2/day and approximately 12% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.43 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 Norfork

Solar Radiation Data in Norfork, AR

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Norfork, AR

Solar Radiation Data in Norfork

Norfork, AR has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.98 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Norfork is August with an average of 6.01 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.96 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.84 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Norfork (Arkansas) are December with an average of 3.27 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.81 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.88 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Norfork

The average monthly solar radiation level in Norfork, AR, of 4.98 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 25% 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 Norfork 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 Norfork

Sunrise / Sunset in Norfork

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 25, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:00 am
    • Sunset: 7:00 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:00 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:00
Solar Energy Statistics for Norfork

Best Months for Solar in Norfork

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.01 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (6.03 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (5.45 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.4 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Norfork

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

However, Norfork is in Baxter County and Baxter County has at least 3 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Norfork

The Power of Solar in Norfork, AR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Norfork, AR

Solar Radiation Data in Norfork

Norfork (AR) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5758.54 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Norfork is August with an average of 561.55 kWhac, followed by July at 558.11 kWhac and May at 553.15 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Norfork (Arkansas) are December with an average of 340.01 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 374.47 kWhac and February at 391.85 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Norfork

Norfork Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Norfork 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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Norfork 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 Norfork

Solar Energy Contractors in Norfork

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Norfork

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Norfork

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

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Weather Forecast for Norfork, AR [5]

Sun Sep 24
65°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 65°F
Max: 65°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 25
85°F
Few Clouds
Min: 64°F
Max: 86°F
: 3 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 12%
Tue Sep 26
87°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 68°F
Max: 87°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 8%
Wed Sep 27
87°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 70°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 48%
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 Norfork

About Norfork

The city of Norfork, AR in Baxter County has an approximate population of 511. [6]

Norfork Solar Power

Norfork, AR Solar Energy

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

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