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Solar Energy in Asheboro, NC

Solar Energy in Asheboro

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

Solar Panels in Asheboro

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Asheboro

The total length of the day in Asheboro, NC today (September 24, 2017) will be 12 hours and 03 minutes. [More]

Asheboro, NC Solar Energy

Solar Power in Asheboro, NC

Solar Energy Data in Asheboro, NC

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Asheboro, NC

Solar Radiation Data in Asheboro

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

Asheboro has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.46 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.57 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Asheboro that are always titled at the latitude of Asheboro (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.14 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.46 kWh/m2/day and approximately 12% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.57 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 Asheboro

Solar Radiation Data in Asheboro, NC

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Asheboro, NC

Solar Radiation Data in Asheboro

Asheboro, NC has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.02 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Asheboro is June with an average of 5.86 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 5.69 kWh/m2/day and April at 5.68 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Asheboro (North Carolina) are December with an average of 3.44 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.91 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.12 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Asheboro

The average monthly solar radiation level in Asheboro, NC, of 5.02 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 24% 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 Asheboro 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 Asheboro

Sunrise / Sunset in Asheboro

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 24, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:09 am
    • Sunset: 7:12 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:10 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:03
Solar Energy Statistics for Asheboro

Best Months for Solar in Asheboro

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.86 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (5.81 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (5.15 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.34 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Asheboro

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

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

Solar Power Output in Asheboro

The Power of Solar in Asheboro, NC

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Asheboro, NC

Solar Radiation Data in Asheboro

Asheboro (NC) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5764.43 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Asheboro is May with an average of 549.52 kWhac, followed by March at 539.16 kWhac and June at 534.35 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Asheboro (North Carolina) are December with an average of 353.46 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 399.97 kWhac and January at 406.97 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Asheboro

Asheboro Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Asheboro averaged 11.07 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2017, which was about 16% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.22¢/kWh in June. [3]

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Asheboro Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in North Carolina averaged $22.67 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2017, which was approximately 42% 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 Asheboro

Solar Energy Contractors in Asheboro

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Asheboro, NC.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Asheboro

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Asheboro, NC.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Asheboro

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Asheboro, NC.

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Weather Forecast for Asheboro, NC [5]

Sun Sep 24
85°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 67°F
Max: 85°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 48%
Mon Sep 25
81°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 67°F
Max: 82°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 80%
Tue Sep 26
78°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 70°F
Max: 81°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 76%
Wed Sep 27
87°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 70°F
Max: 87°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 28
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 76°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Sep 29
72°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 72°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 2%

More about Asheboro

About Asheboro

The city of Asheboro, NC in Randolph County has an approximate population of 25,012. [6]

Asheboro Solar Power

Asheboro, NC Solar Energy

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

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