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Solar Energy in Hanahan, SC

Solar Energy in Hanahan

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Hanahan with an average of 6.12 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Hanahan

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Hanahan

The total length of the day in Hanahan, SC today (November 18, 2017) will be 10 hours and 21 minutes. [More]

Hanahan, SC Solar Energy

Solar Power in Hanahan, SC

Solar Energy Data in Hanahan, SC

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Hanahan, SC

Solar Radiation Data in Hanahan

Based on historical Hanahan, 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 Hanahan. [1]

Hanahan has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.64 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately equal to the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.64 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Hanahan that are always titled at the latitude of Hanahan (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.24 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.64 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.64 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 Hanahan

Solar Radiation Data in Hanahan, SC

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Hanahan, SC

Solar Radiation Data in Hanahan

Hanahan, SC has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.16 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Hanahan is April with an average of 6.12 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 5.82 kWh/m2/day and July at 5.66 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Hanahan (South Carolina) are December with an average of 3.73 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.44 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.63 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Hanahan

The average monthly solar radiation level in Hanahan, SC, of 5.16 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 38% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 22% 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 Hanahan 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 Hanahan

Sunrise / Sunset in Hanahan

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 18, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:54 am
    • Sunset: 6:16 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:05 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:21
Solar Energy Statistics for Hanahan

Best Months for Solar in Hanahan

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (6.12 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (6.11 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.45 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Hanahan

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

However, Hanahan is in Charleston County and Charleston County has at least 16 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Hanahan

The Power of Solar in Hanahan, SC

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Hanahan, SC

Solar Radiation Data in Hanahan

Hanahan (SC) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5888.67 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Hanahan is April with an average of 572.83 kWhac, followed by March at 557.43 kWhac and May at 552.82 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Hanahan (South Carolina) are December with an average of 373.99 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 421.93 kWhac and January at 448.53 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Hanahan

Hanahan Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Hanahan averaged 13.00 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2017, which was about 1% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.19¢/kWh in August. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Hanahan

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Hanahan Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in South Carolina averaged $24.78 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July 2017, which was approximately 37% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $18.09 per Mcf in July. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Hanahan

Solar Energy Contractors in Hanahan

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

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

Solar Energy Equipment in Hanahan

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

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Our search for companies selling solar parts located in Hanahan produced no matches.

Energy Conservation Consultants in Hanahan

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

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Weather Forecast for Hanahan, SC [5]

Sat Nov 18
63°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 65°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 8%
Sun Nov 19
61°F
Light Rain
Min: 45°F
Max: 61°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Nov 20
53°F
Few Clouds
Min: 40°F
Max: 53°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 12%
Tue Nov 21
66°F
Light Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 66°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 19%
Wed Nov 22
66°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 66°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 98%
Thu Nov 23
64°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 64°F
Light breeze: 3 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 47%

More about Hanahan

About Hanahan

The city of Hanahan, SC in Charleston County has an approximate population of 17,997. [6]

Hanahan Solar Power

Hanahan, SC Solar Energy

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

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