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Solar Energy in Allen, NE

Solar Energy in Allen

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Allen with an average of 6.04 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Allen

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Allen

The total length of the day in Allen, NE today (August 22, 2017) will be 13 hours and 34 minutes. [More]

Allen, NE Solar Energy

Solar Power in Allen, NE

Solar Energy Data in Allen, NE

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Allen, NE

Solar Radiation Data in Allen

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

Allen has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.08 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 9% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.49 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Allen that are always titled at the latitude of Allen (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.82 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.08 kWh/m2/day and approximately 7% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.49 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 Allen

Solar Radiation Data in Allen, NE

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Allen, NE

Solar Radiation Data in Allen

Allen, NE has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.85 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Allen is July with an average of 6.04 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.92 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.75 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Allen (Nebraska) are December with an average of 3.01 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.54 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.94 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Allen

The average monthly solar radiation level in Allen, NE, of 4.85 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 30% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is (sorry, data not currently available) the average level of 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 Allen 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 Allen

Sunrise / Sunset in Allen

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 22, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:42 am
    • Sunset: 8:17 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:30 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:34
Solar Energy Statistics for Allen

Best Months for Solar in Allen

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.04 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.15 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.36 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.63 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Allen

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

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

Solar Power Output in Allen

The Power of Solar in Allen, NE

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Allen, NE

Solar Radiation Data in Allen

Allen (NE) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5695.14 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Allen is July with an average of 569.51 kWhac, followed by May at 560.65 kWhac and June at 549.62 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Allen (Nebraska) are December with an average of 320.77 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 353.95 kWhac and February at 404.71 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Allen

Allen Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Allen averaged 11.25 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2017, which was about 14% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.02¢/kWh in May. [3]

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Allen Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Nebraska averaged $10.38 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2017, which was approximately 21% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $13.21 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Allen

Solar Energy Contractors in Allen

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Allen, NE.

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

Our search for solar contractors companies located in Allen produced no matches.

Solar Energy Equipment in Allen

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Allen, NE.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Allen

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Allen, NE.

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Weather Forecast for Allen, NE [5]

Tue Aug 22
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 78°F
: 7 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Aug 23
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 49°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Aug 24
74°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 74°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 68%
Fri Aug 25
65°F
Light Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 67°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 92%
Sat Aug 26
69°F
Light Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 71°F
High wind, near gale: 15 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 60%
Sun Aug 27
73°F
Light Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 73°F
High wind, near gale: 13 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 61%

More about Allen

About Allen

The village of Allen, NE in Dixon County has an approximate population of 377. [6]

Allen Solar Power

Allen, NE Solar Energy

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

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