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Solar Energy in Rich Square, NC

Solar Energy in Rich Square

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Rich Square with an average of 5.72 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Rich Square

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Rich Square

The total length of the day in Rich Square, NC today (January 18, 2018) will be 10 hours and 03 minutes. [More]

Rich Square, NC Solar Energy

Solar Power in Rich Square, NC

Solar Energy Data in Rich Square, NC

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Rich Square, NC

Solar Radiation Data in Rich Square

Based on historical Rich Square, 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 Rich Square. [1]

Rich Square has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.4 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.49 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Rich Square that are always titled at the latitude of Rich Square (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.09 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.4 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.49 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 Rich Square

Solar Radiation Data in Rich Square, NC

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Rich Square.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Rich Square, NC

Solar Radiation Data in Rich Square

Rich Square, NC has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.84 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Rich Square is June with an average of 5.72 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.63 kWh/m2/day and April at 5.48 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Rich Square (North Carolina) are December with an average of 3.35 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.81 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.03 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Rich Square vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Rich Square

The average monthly solar radiation level in Rich Square, NC, of 4.84 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 30% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 27% 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 Rich Square 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 Rich Square

Sunrise / Sunset in Rich Square

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 18, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:18 am
    • Sunset: 5:21 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:19 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:03
Solar Energy Statistics for Rich Square

Best Months for Solar in Rich Square

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.72 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: June (5.74 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.99 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.34 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Rich Square

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

However, Rich Square is in Northampton County and Northampton County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Rich Square

The Power of Solar in Rich Square, NC

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Rich Square, NC

Solar Radiation Data in Rich Square

Rich Square (NC) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5606.84 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Rich Square is August with an average of 534.02 kWhac, followed by May at 526.63 kWhac and June at 525.12 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Rich Square (North Carolina) are December with an average of 347.13 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 392.51 kWhac and January at 394.7 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Rich Square

Rich Square Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Rich Square averaged 11.69 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2017, which was about 9% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.84¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Rich Square Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in North Carolina averaged $19.83 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2017, which was approximately 47% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $13.50 per Mcf in October. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Rich Square

Solar Energy Contractors in Rich Square

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Rich Square

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Rich Square

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

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Weather Forecast for Rich Square, NC [5]

Thu Jan 18
32°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 24°F
Max: 37°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jan 19
47°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 18°F
Max: 47°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Jan 20
51°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 18°F
Max: 51°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Jan 21
56°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 27°F
Max: 56°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jan 22
65°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 40°F
Max: 65°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 81%
Tue Jan 23
52°F
Light Rain
Min: 36°F
Max: 53°F
High wind, near gale: 13 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Rich Square

About Rich Square

The town of Rich Square, NC in Northampton County has an approximate population of 958. [6]

Rich Square Solar Power

Rich Square, NC Solar Energy

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

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