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Solar Energy in Faison, NC

Solar Energy in Faison

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Faison with an average of 5.97 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Faison

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Faison

The total length of the day in Faison, NC today (November 21, 2017) will be 10 hours and 09 minutes. [More]

Faison, NC Solar Energy

Solar Power in Faison, NC

Solar Energy Data in Faison, NC

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Faison, NC

Solar Radiation Data in Faison

Based on historical Faison, 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 Faison. [1]

Faison has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.48 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.5 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Faison that are always titled at the latitude of Faison (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.14 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.48 kWh/m2/day and approximately 14% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.5 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 Faison

Solar Radiation Data in Faison, NC

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Faison, NC

Solar Radiation Data in Faison

Faison, 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 Faison is April with an average of 5.97 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.72 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.54 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Faison (North Carolina) are December with an average of 3.8 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.06 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.41 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Faison

The average monthly solar radiation level in Faison, 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 Faison 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 Faison

Sunrise / Sunset in Faison

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 21, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:53 am
    • Sunset: 5:03 pm
    • Solar Noon: 11:58 am
    • Length of Day: 10:09
Solar Energy Statistics for Faison

Best Months for Solar in Faison

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (5.97 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (5.86 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.22 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.37 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Faison

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

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

Solar Power Output in Faison

The Power of Solar in Faison, NC

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Faison, NC

Solar Radiation Data in Faison

Faison (NC) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5736.17 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Faison is April with an average of 562.39 kWhac, followed by March at 537.22 kWhac and May at 533.44 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Faison (North Carolina) are December with an average of 382.58 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 405.98 kWhac and January at 415.04 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Faison

Faison Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Faison averaged 11.37 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2017, which was about 14% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.19¢/kWh in August. [3]

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Faison Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in North Carolina averaged $23.35 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2017, which was approximately 29% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $18.09 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Faison

Solar Energy Contractors in Faison

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Faison

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Faison

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

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Weather Forecast for Faison, NC [5]

Tue Nov 21
49°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 49°F
Max: 65°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 68%
Wed Nov 22
56°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 39°F
Max: 59°F
High wind, near gale: 15 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Nov 23
40°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 34°F
Max: 46°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 80%
Fri Nov 24
51°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 52°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 98%
Sat Nov 25
61°F
Light Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 61°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 10%
Sun Nov 26
49°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 38°F
Max: 49°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Faison

About Faison

The town of Faison, NC in Duplin County has an approximate population of 961. [6]

Faison Solar Power

Faison, NC Solar Energy

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

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