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Solar Energy in Onekama, MI

Solar Energy in Onekama

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Onekama with an average of 5.72 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Onekama

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Onekama

The total length of the day in Onekama, MI today (December 16, 2018) will be 08 hours and 51 minutes. [More]

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Onekama, MI Solar Energy

Solar Power in Onekama, MI

Solar Energy Data in Onekama, MI

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Onekama, MI

Solar Radiation Data in Onekama

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

Onekama has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.61 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.39 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Onekama that are always titled at the latitude of Onekama (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.03 kWh/m2/day, or about 12% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.61 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.39 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.

Solar Radiation Levels in Onekama

Solar Radiation Data in Onekama, MI

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Onekama, MI

Solar Radiation Data in Onekama

Onekama, MI has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.13 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Onekama is June with an average of 5.72 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.64 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.6 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Onekama (Michigan) are December with an average of 1.62 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 2.18 kWh/m2/day and January at 2.21 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Onekama

The average monthly solar radiation level in Onekama, MI, of 4.13 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 11% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 37% 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 Onekama 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).

Solar Data & Statistics for Onekama

Sunrise / Sunset in Onekama

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 16, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:14 am
    • Sunset: 6:06 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:40 pm
    • Length of Day: 08:51
Solar Energy Statistics for Onekama

Best Months for Solar in Onekama

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.72 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.89 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.61 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.3 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Onekama

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the village of Onekama, MI at this current time.

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

Solar Power Output in Onekama

The Power of Solar in Onekama, MI

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Onekama, MI

Solar Radiation Data in Onekama

Onekama (MI) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4880.1 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Onekama is May with an average of 551.91 kWhac, followed by July at 538.23 kWhac and June at 534.99 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Onekama (Michigan) are December with an average of 175.86 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 220.88 kWhac and January at 240.62 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Onekama

Onekama Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Onekama averaged 15.40 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2018, which was about 18% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.01¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Onekama Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Michigan averaged $12.34 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2018, which was approximately 29% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.32 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Onekama

Solar Energy Contractors in Onekama

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Onekama, MI.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Onekama

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Onekama, MI.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Onekama

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Onekama, MI.

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Weather Forecast for Onekama, MI [5]

Sun Dec 16
32°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 22°F
Max: 38°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 8%
Mon Dec 17
35°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 31°F
Max: 35°F
High wind, near gale: 15 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 32%
Tue Dec 18
37°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 40°F
Gale: 18 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 8%
Wed Dec 19
38°F
Light Rain
Min: 34°F
Max: 38°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 98%
Thu Dec 20
35°F
Light Snow
Min: 31°F
Max: 35°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 43%
Fri Dec 21
36°F
Light Snow
Min: 29°F
Max: 36°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 68%

More about Onekama

About Onekama

The village of Onekama, MI in Manistee County has an approximate population of 411. [6]

Onekama Solar Power

Onekama, MI Solar Energy

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

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