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Solar Energy in Morrisville, NC

Solar Energy in Morrisville

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Morrisville with an average of 5.77 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Morrisville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Morrisville

The total length of the day in Morrisville, NC today (May 25, 2018) will be 14 hours and 18 minutes. [More]

Morrisville, NC Solar Energy

Solar Power in Morrisville, NC

Solar Energy Data in Morrisville, NC

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Morrisville, NC

Solar Radiation Data in Morrisville

Based on historical Morrisville, 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 Morrisville. [1]

Morrisville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.44 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.52 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Morrisville that are always titled at the latitude of Morrisville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.12 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.44 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% 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 Morrisville

Solar Radiation Data in Morrisville, NC

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Morrisville, NC

Solar Radiation Data in Morrisville

Morrisville, NC has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.04 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Morrisville is April with an average of 5.77 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.77 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.59 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Morrisville (North Carolina) are December with an average of 3.5 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.73 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.33 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Morrisville

The average monthly solar radiation level in Morrisville, NC, of 5.04 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 Morrisville 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 Morrisville

Sunrise / Sunset in Morrisville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 25, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:02 am
    • Sunset: 8:21 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:12 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:18
Solar Energy Statistics for Morrisville

Best Months for Solar in Morrisville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (5.77 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (5.8 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.09 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.24 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Morrisville

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

However, Morrisville is in Wake County and Wake County has at least 5 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Morrisville

The Power of Solar in Morrisville, NC

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Morrisville, NC

Solar Radiation Data in Morrisville

Morrisville (NC) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5781.84 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Morrisville is April with an average of 544.01 kWhac, followed by March at 533.53 kWhac and May at 530.47 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Morrisville (North Carolina) are December with an average of 355.55 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 384.06 kWhac and November at 416.89 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Morrisville

Morrisville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Morrisville averaged 11.44 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2018, which was about 9% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.62¢/kWh in February. [3]

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Morrisville Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in North Carolina averaged $13.51 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2018, which was approximately 40% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.65 per Mcf in February. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Morrisville

Solar Energy Contractors in Morrisville

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

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

Solar Energy Equipment in Morrisville

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Morrisville

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

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Weather Forecast for Morrisville, NC [5]

Thu May 24
64°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 64°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri May 25
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 81°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 12%
Sat May 26
78°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 78°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 80%
Sun May 27
81°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 81°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 32%
Mon May 28
75°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 75°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 63%
Tue May 29
76°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 76°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 17%

More about Morrisville

About Morrisville

The town of Morrisville, NC in Wake County has an approximate population of 18,576. [6]

Morrisville Solar Power

Morrisville, NC Solar Energy

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

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