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Solar Energy in Ward, AR

Solar Energy in Ward

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

Solar Panels in Ward

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Ward

The total length of the day in Ward, AR today (November 18, 2017) will be 10 hours and 12 minutes. [More]

Ward, AR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Ward, AR

Solar Energy Data in Ward, AR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Ward, AR

Solar Radiation Data in Ward

Based on historical Ward, 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 Ward. [1]

Ward has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.43 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately equal to the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.43 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Ward that are always titled at the latitude of Ward (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.01 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.43 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% 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 Ward

Solar Radiation Data in Ward, AR

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Ward, AR

Solar Radiation Data in Ward

Ward, 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 Ward 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 Ward (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 3.77 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Ward

The average monthly solar radiation level in Ward, 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 Ward 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 Ward

Sunrise / Sunset in Ward

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 18, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:47 am
    • Sunset: 5:59 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:53 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:12
Solar Energy Statistics for Ward

Best Months for Solar in Ward

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.08 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (6.15 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (5.62 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.43 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Ward

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

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

Solar Power Output in Ward

The Power of Solar in Ward, AR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Ward, AR

Solar Radiation Data in Ward

Ward (AR) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5738.88 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Ward is August with an average of 562.44 kWhac, followed by May at 559 kWhac and July at 546.74 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Ward (Arkansas) are November with an average of 358.06 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 364.08 kWhac and January at 389.04 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Ward

Ward Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Ward averaged 10.61 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2017, which was about 20% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.19¢/kWh in August. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Ward

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Ward Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Arkansas averaged $21.40 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2017, which was approximately 18% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $18.09 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Ward

Solar Energy Contractors in Ward

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

Our search for solar contractors companies located in Ward produced no matches.

Solar Energy Equipment in Ward

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Ward

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

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Weather Forecast for Ward, AR [5]

Sat Nov 18
49°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 49°F
Severe Gale: 22 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Nov 19
52°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 32°F
Max: 55°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Nov 20
55°F
Few Clouds
Min: 31°F
Max: 57°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 24%
Tue Nov 21
57°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 57°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 17%
Wed Nov 22
56°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 35°F
Max: 56°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 2%
Thu Nov 23
48°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 29°F
Max: 48°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Ward

About Ward

The city of Ward, AR in Lonoke County has an approximate population of 4,067. [6]

Ward Solar Power

Ward, AR Solar Energy

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

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