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Solar Energy in Perry, MI

Solar Energy in Perry

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Perry with an average of 5.88 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Perry

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Perry

The total length of the day in Perry, MI today (July 25, 2017) will be 14 hours and 42 minutes. [More]

Perry, MI Solar Energy

Solar Power in Perry, MI

Solar Energy Data in Perry, MI

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Perry, MI

Solar Radiation Data in Perry

Based on historical Perry, 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 Perry. [1]

Perry has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.81 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.67 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Perry that are always titled at the latitude of Perry (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.38 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.81 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.67 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 Perry

Solar Radiation Data in Perry, MI

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Perry, MI

Solar Radiation Data in Perry

Perry, MI has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.27 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Perry is July with an average of 5.88 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.57 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 Perry (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: Perry vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Perry

The average monthly solar radiation level in Perry, MI, of 4.27 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 Perry 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 Perry

Sunrise / Sunset in Perry

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 25, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:22 am
    • Sunset: 9:04 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:43 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:42
Solar Energy Statistics for Perry

Best Months for Solar in Perry

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.88 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.73 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.15 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.18 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Perry

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

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

Solar Power Output in Perry

The Power of Solar in Perry, MI

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Perry, MI

Solar Radiation Data in Perry

Perry (MI) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5011.93 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Perry is July with an average of 559.83 kWhac, followed by May at 527.35 kWhac and June at 521.03 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Perry (Michigan) are December with an average of 209.03 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 260.26 kWhac and January at 278.44 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Perry

Perry Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Perry averaged 15.40 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2017, which was about 21% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.70¢/kWh in April. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Perry

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Perry Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Michigan averaged $9.16 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2017, which was approximately 20% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $11.38 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Perry

Solar Energy Contractors in Perry

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Perry

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Perry

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

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Weather Forecast for Perry, MI [5]

Tue Jul 25
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 78°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jul 26
78°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 60°F
Max: 80°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 32%
Thu Jul 27
74°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 74°F
Gale: 19 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 75%
Fri Jul 28
72°F
Light Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 72°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Jul 29
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 54%
Sun Jul 30
79°F
Light Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 79°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 5%

More about Perry

About Perry

The city of Perry, MI in Shiawassee County has an approximate population of 2,188. [6]

Perry Solar Power

Perry, MI Solar Energy

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

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