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Solar Energy in Bluff City, TN

Solar Energy in Bluff City

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Bluff City with an average of 5.44 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Bluff City

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Bluff City

The total length of the day in Bluff City, TN today (November 18, 2017) will be 10 hours and 06 minutes. [More]

Bluff City, TN Solar Energy

Solar Power in Bluff City, TN

Solar Energy Data in Bluff City, TN

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Bluff City, TN

Solar Radiation Data in Bluff City

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

Bluff City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.22 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 8% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.92 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Bluff City that are always titled at the latitude of Bluff City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.8 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.22 kWh/m2/day and approximately 22% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.92 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 Bluff City

Solar Radiation Data in Bluff City, TN

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Bluff City.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Bluff City, TN

Solar Radiation Data in Bluff City

Bluff City, TN has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.57 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Bluff City is May with an average of 5.44 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.41 kWh/m2/day and April at 5.33 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Bluff City (Tennessee) are January with an average of 3.02 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.19 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.36 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Bluff City vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Bluff City

The average monthly solar radiation level in Bluff City, TN, of 4.57 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 23% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 31% 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 Bluff City 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 Bluff City

Sunrise / Sunset in Bluff City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 18, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:11 am
    • Sunset: 6:17 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:14 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:06
Solar Energy Statistics for Bluff City

Best Months for Solar in Bluff City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (5.44 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.75 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (4.51 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.05 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Bluff City

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

However, Bluff City is in Sullivan County and Sullivan County has at least 3 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Bluff City

The Power of Solar in Bluff City, TN

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Bluff City, TN

Solar Radiation Data in Bluff City

Bluff City (TN) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5260.95 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Bluff City is May with an average of 528.25 kWhac, followed by August at 507.76 kWhac and April at 503.32 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Bluff City (Tennessee) are January with an average of 314.54 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 324.19 kWhac and December at 326.48 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Bluff City

Bluff City Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Bluff City averaged 10.58 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2017, which was about 20% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.19¢/kWh in August. [3]

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Bluff City Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Tennessee averaged $19.61 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2017, which was approximately 8% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $18.09 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Bluff City

Solar Energy Contractors in Bluff City

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Bluff City, TN.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Bluff City

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Bluff City, TN.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Bluff City

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Bluff City, TN.

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Weather Forecast for Bluff City, TN [5]

Sat Nov 18
59°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 59°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 92%
Sun Nov 19
42°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 23°F
Max: 42°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Nov 20
42°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 15°F
Max: 45°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Nov 21
54°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 20°F
Max: 54°F
Light breeze: 3 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 7%
Wed Nov 22
43°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 36°F
Max: 43°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Nov 23
44°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 39°F
Max: 44°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 99%

More about Bluff City

About Bluff City

The city of Bluff City, TN in Sullivan County has an approximate population of 1,733. [6]

Bluff City Solar Power

Bluff City, TN Solar Energy

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

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