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Solar Energy in Fort Lawn, SC

Solar Energy in Fort Lawn

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Fort Lawn with an average of 5.9 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Fort Lawn

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Fort Lawn

The total length of the day in Fort Lawn, SC today (December 11, 2017) will be 09 hours and 52 minutes. [More]

Fort Lawn, SC Solar Energy

Solar Power in Fort Lawn, SC

Solar Energy Data in Fort Lawn, SC

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Fort Lawn, SC

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Lawn

Based on historical Fort Lawn, SC data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Fort Lawn. [1]

Fort Lawn has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.55 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.62 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Fort Lawn that are always titled at the latitude of Fort Lawn (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.2 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.55 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.62 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 Fort Lawn

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Lawn, SC

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Fort Lawn.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Fort Lawn, SC

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Lawn

Fort Lawn, SC has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.07 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Fort Lawn is April with an average of 5.9 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 5.81 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.79 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Fort Lawn (South Carolina) are December with an average of 3.73 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.01 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.24 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Fort Lawn vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Fort Lawn

The average monthly solar radiation level in Fort Lawn, SC, of 5.07 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 36% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 23% 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 Fort Lawn 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 Fort Lawn

Sunrise / Sunset in Fort Lawn

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 11, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:21 am
    • Sunset: 5:13 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:17 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:52
Solar Energy Statistics for Fort Lawn

Best Months for Solar in Fort Lawn

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (5.9 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (5.94 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (5.3 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.4 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Fort Lawn

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

However, Fort Lawn is in Chester County and Chester County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Fort Lawn

The Power of Solar in Fort Lawn, SC

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Fort Lawn, SC

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Lawn

Fort Lawn (SC) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5805.05 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Fort Lawn is April with an average of 556.7 kWhac, followed by May at 554.76 kWhac and June at 528.2 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Fort Lawn (South Carolina) are December with an average of 379.29 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 407.82 kWhac and February at 408.98 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Fort Lawn

Fort Lawn Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Fort Lawn averaged 13.17 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2017, which was about 1% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.30¢/kWh in September. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Fort Lawn

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Fort Lawn Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in South Carolina averaged $25.13 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2017, which was approximately 48% 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 Fort Lawn

Solar Energy Contractors in Fort Lawn

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Fort Lawn, SC.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Fort Lawn

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Fort Lawn, SC.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Fort Lawn

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Fort Lawn, SC.

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Weather Forecast for Fort Lawn, SC [5]

Sun Dec 10
29°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 29°F
Max: 29°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Dec 11
48°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 23°F
Max: 48°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Dec 12
48°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 31°F
Max: 48°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 13
38°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 22°F
Max: 38°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Dec 14
48°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 48°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Dec 15
42°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 22°F
Max: 42°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Fort Lawn

About Fort Lawn

The town of Fort Lawn, SC in Chester County has an approximate population of 895. [6]

Fort Lawn Solar Power

Fort Lawn, SC Solar Energy

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

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