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Solar Energy in Polkville, MS

Solar Energy in Polkville

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Polkville with an average of 5.93 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Polkville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Polkville

The total length of the day in Polkville, MS today (September 23, 2017) will be 12 hours and 03 minutes. [More]

Polkville, MS Solar Energy

Solar Power in Polkville, MS

Solar Energy Data in Polkville, MS

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Polkville, MS

Solar Radiation Data in Polkville

Based on historical Polkville, 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 Polkville. [1]

Polkville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.59 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.42 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Polkville that are always titled at the latitude of Polkville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.11 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.59 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.42 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 Polkville

Solar Radiation Data in Polkville, MS

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Polkville, MS

Solar Radiation Data in Polkville

Polkville, MS has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.05 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Polkville is May with an average of 5.93 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.89 kWh/m2/day and April at 5.77 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Polkville (Mississippi) are January with an average of 3.58 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.64 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.24 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Polkville

The average monthly solar radiation level in Polkville, MS, of 5.05 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 35% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 23% 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 Polkville 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 Polkville

Sunrise / Sunset in Polkville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:48 am
    • Sunset: 6:52 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:50 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:03
Solar Energy Statistics for Polkville

Best Months for Solar in Polkville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (5.93 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: June (5.81 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (5.04 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.43 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Polkville

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

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

Solar Power Output in Polkville

The Power of Solar in Polkville, MS

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Polkville, MS

Solar Radiation Data in Polkville

Polkville (MS) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5728.05 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Polkville is May with an average of 560.03 kWhac, followed by April at 538.76 kWhac and June at 532.01 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Polkville (Mississippi) are January with an average of 364.04 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 366.4 kWhac and February at 405.48 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Polkville

Polkville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Polkville averaged 11.40 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2017, which was about 14% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.22¢/kWh in June. [3]

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Polkville Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Mississippi averaged $16.51 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2017, which was approximately 3% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.98 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Polkville

Solar Energy Contractors in Polkville

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Polkville

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Polkville

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

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Weather Forecast for Polkville, MS [5]

Sat Sep 23
72°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 69°F
Max: 72°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Sep 24
87°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 25
87°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 69°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 8%
Tue Sep 26
87°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 66°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 27
88°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 6%
Thu Sep 28
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 64°F
Max: 80°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Polkville

About Polkville

The town of Polkville, MS in Smith County has an approximate population of 833. [6]

Polkville Solar Power

Polkville, MS Solar Energy

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

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