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Solar Energy in Mount Olive, NC

Solar Energy in Mount Olive

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Mount Olive with an average of 5.8 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Mount Olive

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Mount Olive

The total length of the day in Mount Olive, NC today (December 14, 2017) will be 09 hours and 47 minutes. [More]

Mount Olive, NC Solar Energy

Solar Power in Mount Olive, NC

Solar Energy Data in Mount Olive, NC

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Mount Olive, NC

Solar Radiation Data in Mount Olive

Based on historical Mount Olive, 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 Mount Olive. [1]

Mount Olive 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% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.47 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Mount Olive that are always titled at the latitude of Mount Olive (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.13 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.48 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.47 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 Mount Olive

Solar Radiation Data in Mount Olive, NC

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Mount Olive.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Mount Olive, NC

Solar Radiation Data in Mount Olive

Mount Olive, 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 Mount Olive is June with an average of 5.8 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 5.78 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.6 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Mount Olive (North Carolina) are December with an average of 3.48 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.72 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.32 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Mount Olive vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Mount Olive

The average monthly solar radiation level in Mount Olive, 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 Mount Olive 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 Mount Olive

Sunrise / Sunset in Mount Olive

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 14, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:13 pm
    • Sunset: 10:01 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:07 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:47
Solar Energy Statistics for Mount Olive

Best Months for Solar in Mount Olive

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.8 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (5.84 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.17 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.33 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Mount Olive

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

However, Mount Olive is in Wayne County and Wayne County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Mount Olive

The Power of Solar in Mount Olive, NC

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Mount Olive, NC

Solar Radiation Data in Mount Olive

Mount Olive (NC) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5784.59 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Mount Olive is April with an average of 545.12 kWhac, followed by March at 533.44 kWhac and May at 532.42 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Mount Olive (North Carolina) are December with an average of 354.01 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 382.58 kWhac and November at 415.42 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Mount Olive

Mount Olive Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Mount Olive 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]

Solar Power Poll: Mount Olive

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Mount Olive 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 Mount Olive

Solar Energy Contractors in Mount Olive

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Mount Olive

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Mount Olive

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

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Weather Forecast for Mount Olive, NC [5]

Thu Dec 14
34°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 27°F
Max: 34°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Dec 15
51°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 25°F
Max: 51°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 64%
Sat Dec 16
47°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 24°F
Max: 48°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Dec 17
53°F
Light Rain
Min: 23°F
Max: 53°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 47%
Mon Dec 18
67°F
Light Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 67°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 65%
Tue Dec 19
60°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 61°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 99%

More about Mount Olive

About Mount Olive

The town of Mount Olive, NC in Wayne County has an approximate population of 4,589. [6]

Mount Olive Solar Power

Mount Olive, NC Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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