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Solar Energy in Plantersville, MS

Solar Energy in Plantersville

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Plantersville with an average of 6.31 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Plantersville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Plantersville

The total length of the day in Plantersville, MS today (December 14, 2017) will be 09 hours and 53 minutes. [More]

Plantersville, MS Solar Energy

Solar Power in Plantersville, MS

Solar Energy Data in Plantersville, MS

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Plantersville, MS

Solar Radiation Data in Plantersville

Based on historical Plantersville, 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 Plantersville. [1]

Plantersville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.48 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.35 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Plantersville that are always titled at the latitude of Plantersville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.04 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.48 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% 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 Plantersville

Solar Radiation Data in Plantersville, MS

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Plantersville, MS

Solar Radiation Data in Plantersville

Plantersville, 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 Plantersville is August with an average of 6.31 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 6.13 kWh/m2/day and June at 6.04 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Plantersville (Mississippi) are December with an average of 3.46 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.9 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.08 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Plantersville

The average monthly solar radiation level in Plantersville, 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 Plantersville 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 Plantersville

Sunrise / Sunset in Plantersville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 14, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:53 pm
    • Sunset: 10:46 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:49 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:53
Solar Energy Statistics for Plantersville

Best Months for Solar in Plantersville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.31 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.94 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (5.14 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.48 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Plantersville

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

However, Plantersville is in Lee County and Lee County has at least 2 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Plantersville

The Power of Solar in Plantersville, MS

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Plantersville, MS

Solar Radiation Data in Plantersville

Plantersville (MS) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5917.86 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Plantersville is August with an average of 589.31 kWhac, followed by July at 571.98 kWhac and May at 552.25 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Plantersville (Mississippi) are December with an average of 355.65 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 393.47 kWhac and January at 401.76 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Plantersville

Plantersville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Plantersville averaged 11.09 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2017, which was about 17% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.30¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Plantersville Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Mississippi averaged $18.15 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2017, which was approximately 7% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.01 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Plantersville

Solar Energy Contractors in Plantersville

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Plantersville

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Plantersville

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

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Weather Forecast for Plantersville, MS [5]

Thu Dec 14
51°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 52°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Dec 15
42°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 25°F
Max: 45°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 48%
Sat Dec 16
52°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 25°F
Max: 54°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 8%
Sun Dec 17
54°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 65°F
Gale: 17 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 97%
Mon Dec 18
46°F
Light Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 46°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 80%
Tue Dec 19
45°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 36°F
Max: 45°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 93%

More about Plantersville

About Plantersville

The town of Plantersville, MS in Lee County has an approximate population of 1,155. [6]

Plantersville Solar Power

Plantersville, MS Solar Energy

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

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