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Solar Energy in West Pelzer, SC

Solar Energy in West Pelzer

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in West Pelzer with an average of 6.03 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in West Pelzer

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

Sunrise & Sunset in West Pelzer

The total length of the day in West Pelzer, SC today (September 24, 2017) will be 12 hours and 03 minutes. [More]

West Pelzer, SC Solar Energy

Solar Power in West Pelzer, SC

Solar Energy Data in West Pelzer, SC

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for West Pelzer, SC

Solar Radiation Data in West Pelzer

Based on historical West Pelzer, 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 West Pelzer. [1]

West Pelzer has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.61 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.75 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in West Pelzer that are always titled at the latitude of West Pelzer (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.28 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.61 kWh/m2/day and approximately 11% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.75 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 West Pelzer

Solar Radiation Data in West Pelzer, SC

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in West Pelzer.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for West Pelzer, SC

Solar Radiation Data in West Pelzer

West Pelzer, SC has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.09 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in West Pelzer is April with an average of 6.03 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.79 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.64 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in West Pelzer (South Carolina) are January with an average of 3.81 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.86 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.17 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: West Pelzer vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in West Pelzer

The average monthly solar radiation level in West Pelzer, SC, of 5.09 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 West Pelzer 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 West Pelzer

Sunrise / Sunset in West Pelzer

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 24, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:20 am
    • Sunset: 7:23 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:21 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:03
Solar Energy Statistics for West Pelzer

Best Months for Solar in West Pelzer

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (6.03 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (6.02 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (5.46 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.52 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in West Pelzer

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

However, West Pelzer is in Anderson County and Anderson County has at least 7 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in West Pelzer

The Power of Solar in West Pelzer, SC

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for West Pelzer, SC

Solar Radiation Data in West Pelzer

West Pelzer (SC) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5803.04 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in West Pelzer is April with an average of 565.96 kWhac, followed by August at 541.07 kWhac and March at 528.48 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in West Pelzer (South Carolina) are January with an average of 385.94 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 391.16 kWhac and November at 402.02 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in West Pelzer

West Pelzer Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in West Pelzer averaged 13.07 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2017, which was about 1% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.22¢/kWh in June. [3]

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West Pelzer Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in South Carolina averaged $24.56 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2017, which was approximately 54% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.98 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Solar Businesses in West Pelzer

Solar Energy Contractors in West Pelzer

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in West Pelzer

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in West Pelzer

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

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Weather Forecast for West Pelzer, SC [5]

Sat Sep 23
68°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 66°F
Max: 68°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Sep 24
83°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 64°F
Max: 84°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 8%
Mon Sep 25
85°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 86°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 8%
Tue Sep 26
84°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 84°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 27
87°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 87°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 1%
Thu Sep 28
72°F
Light Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 72°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 51%

More about West Pelzer

About West Pelzer

The town of West Pelzer, SC in Anderson County has an approximate population of 880. [6]

West Pelzer Solar Power

West Pelzer, SC Solar Energy

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

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