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Solar Energy in Lumberport, WV

Solar Energy in Lumberport

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Lumberport with an average of 5.14 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Lumberport

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Lumberport

The total length of the day in Lumberport, WV today (November 23, 2017) will be 09 hours and 46 minutes. [More]

Lumberport, WV Solar Energy

Solar Power in Lumberport, WV

Solar Energy Data in Lumberport, WV

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Lumberport, WV

Solar Radiation Data in Lumberport

Based on historical Lumberport, 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 Lumberport. [1]

Lumberport has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.9 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 8% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.62 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Lumberport that are always titled at the latitude of Lumberport (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.46 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.9 kWh/m2/day and approximately 23% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.62 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 Lumberport

Solar Radiation Data in Lumberport, WV

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Lumberport, WV

Solar Radiation Data in Lumberport

Lumberport, WV has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.13 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Lumberport is June with an average of 5.14 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.11 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.08 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Lumberport (West Virginia) are December with an average of 2.36 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 2.85 kWh/m2/day and January at 2.86 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Lumberport

The average monthly solar radiation level in Lumberport, WV, of 4.13 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 11% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 37% 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 Lumberport 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 Lumberport

Sunrise / Sunset in Lumberport

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:14 am
    • Sunset: 5:01 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:08 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:46
Solar Energy Statistics for Lumberport

Best Months for Solar in Lumberport

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.14 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: June (5.42 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.45 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Lumberport

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

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

Solar Power Output in Lumberport

The Power of Solar in Lumberport, WV

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Lumberport, WV

Solar Radiation Data in Lumberport

Lumberport (WV) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4837.95 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Lumberport is May with an average of 497.09 kWhac, followed by July at 489.54 kWhac and August at 482.61 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Lumberport (West Virginia) are December with an average of 247.79 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 283.84 kWhac and January at 301.05 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Lumberport

Lumberport Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Lumberport 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]

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Lumberport 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 Lumberport

Solar Energy Contractors in Lumberport

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Lumberport

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Lumberport

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

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Weather Forecast for Lumberport, WV [5]

Wed Nov 22
27°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 27°F
Max: 27°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Nov 23
38°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 21°F
Max: 38°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 8%
Fri Nov 24
46°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 26°F
Max: 47°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Nov 25
48°F
Light Rain
Min: 29°F
Max: 48°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 54%
Sun Nov 26
32°F
Light Snow
Min: 24°F
Max: 32°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 93%
Mon Nov 27
38°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 20°F
Max: 38°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Lumberport

About Lumberport

The town of Lumberport, WV in Harrison County has an approximate population of 876. [6]

Lumberport Solar Power

Lumberport, WV Solar Energy

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

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