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Solar Energy in Hillsdale, MO

Solar Energy in Hillsdale

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Hillsdale with an average of 5.86 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Hillsdale

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Hillsdale

The total length of the day in Hillsdale, MO today (September 20, 2017) will be 12 hours and 10 minutes. [More]

Hillsdale, MO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Hillsdale, MO

Solar Energy Data in Hillsdale, MO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Hillsdale, MO

Solar Radiation Data in Hillsdale

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

Hillsdale has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.2 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.31 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Hillsdale that are always titled at the latitude of Hillsdale (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.86 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.2 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.31 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 Hillsdale

Solar Radiation Data in Hillsdale, MO

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Hillsdale, MO

Solar Radiation Data in Hillsdale

Hillsdale, MO has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.82 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Hillsdale is July with an average of 5.86 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.83 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.68 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Hillsdale (Missouri) are December with an average of 2.99 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.53 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.6 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Hillsdale

The average monthly solar radiation level in Hillsdale, MO, of 4.82 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 29% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 27% 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 Hillsdale 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 Hillsdale

Sunrise / Sunset in Hillsdale

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 20, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:48 am
    • Sunset: 6:58 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:53 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:10
Solar Energy Statistics for Hillsdale

Best Months for Solar in Hillsdale

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.86 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.77 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (5.34 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.38 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Hillsdale

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

However, Hillsdale is in Saint Louis County and Saint Louis County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Hillsdale

The Power of Solar in Hillsdale, MO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Hillsdale, MO

Solar Radiation Data in Hillsdale

Hillsdale (MO) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5575.08 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Hillsdale is July with an average of 548.71 kWhac, followed by May at 544.95 kWhac and June at 534.67 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Hillsdale (Missouri) are December with an average of 317.25 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 348.79 kWhac and January at 381.1 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Hillsdale

Hillsdale Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Hillsdale averaged 13.25 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2017, which was about 0% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.22¢/kWh in June. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Hillsdale

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Hillsdale Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Missouri averaged $21.51 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2017, which was approximately 35% 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 Hillsdale

Solar Energy Contractors in Hillsdale

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Hillsdale, MO.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Hillsdale

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Hillsdale, MO.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Hillsdale

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Hillsdale, MO.

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Weather Forecast for Hillsdale, MO [5]

Wed Sep 20
88°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 74°F
Max: 88°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 21
94°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 71°F
Max: 95°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Sep 22
92°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 72°F
Max: 93°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Sep 23
89°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 69°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Sep 24
90°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 90°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 2%
Mon Sep 25
87°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 68°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 69%

More about Hillsdale

About Hillsdale

The village of Hillsdale, MO in Saint Louis County has an approximate population of 1,478. [6]

Hillsdale Solar Power

Hillsdale, MO Solar Energy

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

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