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Solar Energy in Wooster, AR

Solar Energy in Wooster

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Wooster with an average of 6.07 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Wooster

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Wooster

The total length of the day in Wooster, AR today (August 20, 2017) will be 13 hours and 17 minutes. [More]

Wooster, AR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Wooster, AR

Solar Energy Data in Wooster, AR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Wooster, AR

Solar Radiation Data in Wooster

Based on historical Wooster, 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 Wooster. [1]

Wooster has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.4 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.44 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Wooster that are always titled at the latitude of Wooster (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.98 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.4 kWh/m2/day and approximately 12% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.44 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 Wooster

Solar Radiation Data in Wooster, AR

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Wooster, AR

Solar Radiation Data in Wooster

Wooster, 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 Wooster is August with an average of 6.07 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.91 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.87 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Wooster (Arkansas) are December with an average of 3.57 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: Wooster vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Wooster

The average monthly solar radiation level in Wooster, 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 (sorry, data not currently available) the average level of 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 Wooster 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 Wooster

Sunrise / Sunset in Wooster

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 20, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:34 am
    • Sunset: 7:51 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:12 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:17
Solar Energy Statistics for Wooster

Best Months for Solar in Wooster

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.07 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (6.07 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (5.5 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.35 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Wooster

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

However, Wooster is in Faulkner County and Faulkner County has at least 5 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Wooster

The Power of Solar in Wooster, AR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Wooster, AR

Solar Radiation Data in Wooster

Wooster (AR) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5736.86 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Wooster is August with an average of 561.74 kWhac, followed by May at 557.99 kWhac and July at 545.64 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Wooster (Arkansas) are November with an average of 358.58 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 364.8 kWhac and January at 389.71 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Wooster

Wooster Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Wooster averaged 10.49 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2017, which was about 19% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.02¢/kWh in May. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Wooster

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Wooster Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Arkansas averaged $15.90 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2017, which was approximately 20% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $13.21 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Wooster

Solar Energy Contractors in Wooster

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Wooster

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Wooster

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

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Weather Forecast for Wooster, AR [5]

Sat Aug 19
75°F
Few Clouds
Min: 75°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 24%
Sun Aug 20
91°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 74°F
Max: 93°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Aug 21
91°F
Few Clouds
Min: 73°F
Max: 92°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 12%
Tue Aug 22
91°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 91°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Aug 23
78°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 78°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 62%
Thu Aug 24
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 76°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Wooster

About Wooster

The town of Wooster, AR in Faulkner County has an approximate population of 860. [6]

Wooster Solar Power

Wooster, AR Solar Energy

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

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