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Solar Energy in Olive Branch, MS

Solar Energy in Olive Branch

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Olive Branch with an average of 6.3 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Olive Branch

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Olive Branch

The total length of the day in Olive Branch, MS today (July 20, 2017) will be 14 hours and 09 minutes. [More]

Olive Branch, MS Solar Energy

Solar Power in Olive Branch, MS

Solar Energy Data in Olive Branch, MS

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Olive Branch, MS

Solar Radiation Data in Olive Branch

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

Olive Branch has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.44 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.35 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Olive Branch that are always titled at the latitude of Olive Branch (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.99 kWh/m2/day, or about 12% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.44 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.35 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 Olive Branch

Solar Radiation Data in Olive Branch, MS

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Olive Branch.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Olive Branch, MS

Solar Radiation Data in Olive Branch

Olive Branch, MS has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.18 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Olive Branch is August with an average of 6.3 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 6.1 kWh/m2/day and June at 6.01 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Olive Branch (Mississippi) are December with an average of 3.48 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.92 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.1 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Olive Branch vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Olive Branch

The average monthly solar radiation level in Olive Branch, MS, of 5.18 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 39% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 22% 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 Olive Branch 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 Olive Branch

Sunrise / Sunset in Olive Branch

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 20, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:00 am
    • Sunset: 8:10 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:05 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:09
Solar Energy Statistics for Olive Branch

Best Months for Solar in Olive Branch

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.3 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (6.07 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (5.38 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.57 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Olive Branch

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

However, Olive Branch is in DeSoto County and DeSoto County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Olive Branch

The Power of Solar in Olive Branch, MS

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Olive Branch, MS

Solar Radiation Data in Olive Branch

Olive Branch (MS) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5913.9 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Olive Branch is August with an average of 587.57 kWhac, followed by July at 569.11 kWhac and May at 549.79 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Olive Branch (Mississippi) are December with an average of 357.41 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 395.09 kWhac and January at 403.63 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Olive Branch

Olive Branch Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Olive Branch averaged 11.64 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2017, which was about 8% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.70¢/kWh in April. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Olive Branch

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Olive Branch Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Mississippi averaged $13.24 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2017, which was approximately 16% more 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 Olive Branch

Solar Energy Contractors in Olive Branch

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Olive Branch, MS.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Olive Branch

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Olive Branch, MS.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Olive Branch

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Olive Branch, MS.

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Weather Forecast for Olive Branch, MS [5]

Thu Jul 20
93°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 80°F
Max: 94°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jul 21
94°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 79°F
Max: 95°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Jul 22
93°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 78°F
Max: 93°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 8%
Sun Jul 23
91°F
Light Rain
Min: 78°F
Max: 91°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 15%
Mon Jul 24
87°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 87°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 39%
Tue Jul 25
84°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 84°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 42%

More about Olive Branch

About Olive Branch

The city of Olive Branch, MS in DeSoto County has an approximate population of 33,484. [6]

Olive Branch Solar Power

Olive Branch, MS Solar Energy

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

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