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Solar Energy in Ovid, MI

Solar Energy in Ovid

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Ovid with an average of 5.87 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Ovid

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Ovid

The total length of the day in Ovid, MI today (November 17, 2017) will be 09 hours and 38 minutes. [More]

Ovid, MI Solar Energy

Solar Power in Ovid, MI

Solar Energy Data in Ovid, MI

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Ovid, MI

Solar Radiation Data in Ovid

Based on historical Ovid, 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 Ovid. [1]

Ovid has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.79 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.62 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Ovid that are always titled at the latitude of Ovid (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.32 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.79 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.62 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 Ovid

Solar Radiation Data in Ovid, MI

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Ovid, MI

Solar Radiation Data in Ovid

Ovid, MI has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.26 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Ovid is July with an average of 5.87 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.56 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.45 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Ovid (Michigan) are December with an average of 1.93 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 2.57 kWh/m2/day and November at 2.59 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Ovid

The average monthly solar radiation level in Ovid, MI, of 4.26 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 14% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 35% 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 Ovid 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 Ovid

Sunrise / Sunset in Ovid

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 17, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:33 am
    • Sunset: 6:11 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:22 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:38
Solar Energy Statistics for Ovid

Best Months for Solar in Ovid

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.87 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.77 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.22 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.22 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Ovid

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

However, Ovid is in Clinton County and Clinton County has at least 1 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Ovid

The Power of Solar in Ovid, MI

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Ovid, MI

Solar Radiation Data in Ovid

Ovid (MI) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5009.82 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Ovid is July with an average of 559.14 kWhac, followed by May at 526.76 kWhac and June at 520.33 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Ovid (Michigan) are December with an average of 209.17 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 260.4 kWhac and January at 278.64 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Ovid

Ovid Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Ovid averaged 15.70 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2017, which was about 19% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.19¢/kWh in August. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Ovid

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Ovid Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Michigan averaged $13.70 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2017, which was approximately 24% less 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 Ovid

Solar Energy Contractors in Ovid

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Ovid

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Ovid

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

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Weather Forecast for Ovid, MI [5]

Fri Nov 17
41°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 40°F
Max: 42°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 36%
Sat Nov 18
47°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 47°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 92%
Sun Nov 19
36°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 24°F
Max: 36°F
Gale: 18 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 36%
Mon Nov 20
34°F
Light Snow
Min: 23°F
Max: 36°F
High wind, near gale: 15 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 90%
Tue Nov 21
43°F
Light Rain
Min: 36°F
Max: 43°F
Gale: 20 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 69%
Wed Nov 22
44°F
Light Rain
Min: 35°F
Max: 44°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 77%

More about Ovid

About Ovid

The village of Ovid, MI in Clinton County has an approximate population of 1,603. [6]

Ovid Solar Power

Ovid, MI Solar Energy

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

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