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Solar Energy in East Arcadia, NC

Solar Energy in East Arcadia

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in East Arcadia with an average of 5.99 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in East Arcadia

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

Sunrise & Sunset in East Arcadia

The total length of the day in East Arcadia, NC today (December 11, 2017) will be 09 hours and 53 minutes. [More]

East Arcadia, NC Solar Energy

Solar Power in East Arcadia, NC

Solar Energy Data in East Arcadia, NC

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for East Arcadia, NC

Solar Radiation Data in East Arcadia

Based on historical East Arcadia, 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 East Arcadia. [1]

East Arcadia has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.52 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately equal to the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.52 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in East Arcadia that are always titled at the latitude of East Arcadia (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.15 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.52 kWh/m2/day and approximately 14% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.52 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 East Arcadia

Solar Radiation Data in East Arcadia, NC

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in East Arcadia.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for East Arcadia, NC

Solar Radiation Data in East Arcadia

East Arcadia, NC has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.01 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in East Arcadia is April with an average of 5.99 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.75 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.56 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in East Arcadia (North Carolina) are December with an average of 3.78 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.04 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.39 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: East Arcadia vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in East Arcadia

The average monthly solar radiation level in East Arcadia, NC, of 5.01 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 34% 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 East Arcadia 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 East Arcadia

Sunrise / Sunset in East Arcadia

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 11, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:09 pm
    • Sunset: 10:03 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:06 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:53
Solar Energy Statistics for East Arcadia

Best Months for Solar in East Arcadia

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (5.99 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (5.92 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.34 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.29 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in East Arcadia

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

However, East Arcadia is in Bladen County and Bladen County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in East Arcadia

The Power of Solar in East Arcadia, NC

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for East Arcadia, NC

Solar Radiation Data in East Arcadia

East Arcadia (NC) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5739.8 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in East Arcadia is April with an average of 563.76 kWhac, followed by March at 537.2 kWhac and May at 535.82 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in East Arcadia (North Carolina) are December with an average of 380.67 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 405 kWhac and January at 413.13 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in East Arcadia

East Arcadia Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in East Arcadia averaged 11.75 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2017, which was about 12% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.30¢/kWh in September. [3]

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East Arcadia Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in North Carolina averaged $23.08 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2017, which was approximately 36% 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 East Arcadia

Solar Energy Contractors in East Arcadia

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in East Arcadia

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in East Arcadia

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

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Weather Forecast for East Arcadia, NC [5]

Sun Dec 10
35°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 35°F
Max: 35°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Dec 11
48°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 48°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Dec 12
50°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 34°F
Max: 50°F
Strong breeze: 10 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 76%
Wed Dec 13
40°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 36°F
Max: 44°F
Gale: 19 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Dec 14
49°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 46°F
Max: 49°F
Gale: 17 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Dec 15
46°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 41°F
Max: 46°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about East Arcadia

About East Arcadia

The town of East Arcadia, NC in Bladen County has an approximate population of 487. [6]

East Arcadia Solar Power

East Arcadia, NC Solar Energy

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

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