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Solar Energy in Leon, WV

Solar Energy in Leon

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Leon with an average of 5.33 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Leon

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Leon

The total length of the day in Leon, WV today (November 23, 2017) will be 09 hours and 49 minutes. [More]

Leon, WV Solar Energy

Solar Power in Leon, WV

Solar Energy Data in Leon, WV

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Leon, WV

Solar Radiation Data in Leon

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

Leon has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.79 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Leon that are always titled at the latitude of Leon (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.56 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.79 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 Leon

Solar Radiation Data in Leon, WV

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Leon, WV

Solar Radiation Data in Leon

Leon, WV has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.33 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Leon is July with an average of 5.33 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.29 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.23 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Leon (West Virginia) are December with an average of 2.36 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 2.98 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.16 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Leon

The average monthly solar radiation level in Leon, WV, of 4.33 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 16% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 34% 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 Leon 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 Leon

Sunrise / Sunset in Leon

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:19 pm
    • Sunset: 10:09 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:14 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:49
Solar Energy Statistics for Leon

Best Months for Solar in Leon

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.33 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.67 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.08 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Leon

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

However, Leon is in Mason County and Mason County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Leon

The Power of Solar in Leon, WV

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Leon, WV

Solar Radiation Data in Leon

Leon (WV) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5005.55 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Leon is July with an average of 504.63 kWhac, followed by May at 502.01 kWhac and August at 494.64 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Leon (West Virginia) are December with an average of 246.87 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 309.82 kWhac and January at 313.1 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Leon

Leon Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Leon averaged 11.67 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2017, which was about 12% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.19¢/kWh in August. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Leon

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Leon Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in West Virginia averaged $17.47 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2017, which was approximately 3% less 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 Leon

Solar Energy Contractors in Leon

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Leon, WV.

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

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

Solar Energy Equipment in Leon

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Leon, WV.

Sorry, no local business selling solar equipment were found.

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

Energy Conservation Consultants in Leon

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Leon, WV.

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Weather Forecast for Leon, WV [5]

Wed Nov 22
24°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 24°F
Max: 24°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Nov 23
40°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 20°F
Max: 41°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 8%
Fri Nov 24
48°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 23°F
Max: 50°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Nov 25
49°F
Light Rain
Min: 34°F
Max: 49°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 18%
Sun Nov 26
37°F
Light Snow
Min: 23°F
Max: 37°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 68%
Mon Nov 27
42°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 20°F
Max: 42°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Leon

About Leon

The town of Leon, WV in Mason County has an approximate population of 158. [6]

Leon Solar Power

Leon, WV Solar Energy

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

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