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Solar Energy in Jefferson, SC

Solar Energy in Jefferson

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

Solar Panels in Jefferson

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Jefferson

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

Jefferson, SC Solar Energy

Solar Power in Jefferson, SC

Solar Energy Data in Jefferson, SC

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Jefferson, SC

Solar Radiation Data in Jefferson

Based on historical Jefferson, 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 Jefferson. [1]

Jefferson has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.55 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.6 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Jefferson that are always titled at the latitude of Jefferson (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 4.6 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 Jefferson

Solar Radiation Data in Jefferson, SC

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Jefferson, SC

Solar Radiation Data in Jefferson

Jefferson, 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 Jefferson 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 Jefferson (South Carolina) are December with an average of 3.72 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: Jefferson vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Jefferson

The average monthly solar radiation level in Jefferson, 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 Jefferson 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 Jefferson

Sunrise / Sunset in Jefferson

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 11, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:19 pm
    • Sunset: 10:11 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:15 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:52
Solar Energy Statistics for Jefferson

Best Months for Solar in Jefferson

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (5.9 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (5.94 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (5.31 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.33 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Jefferson

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

However, Jefferson is in Chesterfield County and Chesterfield County has at least 2 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Jefferson

The Power of Solar in Jefferson, SC

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Jefferson, SC

Solar Radiation Data in Jefferson

Jefferson (SC) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5805.22 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Jefferson is April with an average of 556.78 kWhac, followed by May at 554.93 kWhac and June at 528.4 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Jefferson (South Carolina) are December with an average of 379.15 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 407.7 kWhac and February at 408.9 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Jefferson

Jefferson Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Jefferson 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: Jefferson

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Jefferson 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 Jefferson

Solar Energy Contractors in Jefferson

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Jefferson

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Jefferson

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

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Weather Forecast for Jefferson, SC [5]

Sun Dec 10
30°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 30°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Dec 11
47°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 23°F
Max: 47°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Dec 12
49°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 49°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 13
38°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 25°F
Max: 38°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Dec 14
48°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 48°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Dec 15
43°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 24°F
Max: 43°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Jefferson

About Jefferson

The town of Jefferson, SC in Chesterfield County has an approximate population of 753. [6]

Jefferson Solar Power

Jefferson, SC Solar Energy

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

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