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Solar Energy in Quinwood, WV

Solar Energy in Quinwood

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Quinwood with an average of 5.35 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Quinwood

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Quinwood

The total length of the day in Quinwood, WV today (November 23, 2017) will be 09 hours and 52 minutes. [More]

Quinwood, WV Solar Energy

Solar Power in Quinwood, WV

Solar Energy Data in Quinwood, WV

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Quinwood, WV

Solar Radiation Data in Quinwood

Based on historical Quinwood, 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 Quinwood. [1]

Quinwood has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.92 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.7 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Quinwood that are always titled at the latitude of Quinwood (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.5 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.92 kWh/m2/day and approximately 22% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.7 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 Quinwood

Solar Radiation Data in Quinwood, WV

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Quinwood, WV

Solar Radiation Data in Quinwood

Quinwood, WV has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.34 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Quinwood is July with an average of 5.35 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.3 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.26 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Quinwood (West Virginia) are December with an average of 2.35 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 2.97 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.15 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Quinwood

The average monthly solar radiation level in Quinwood, WV, of 4.34 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 Quinwood 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 Quinwood

Sunrise / Sunset in Quinwood

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:13 pm
    • Sunset: 10:05 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:09 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:52
Solar Energy Statistics for Quinwood

Best Months for Solar in Quinwood

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.35 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.33 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (4.08 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (5.76 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Quinwood

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

However, Quinwood is in Greenbrier County and Greenbrier County has at least 13 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Quinwood

The Power of Solar in Quinwood, WV

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Quinwood, WV

Solar Radiation Data in Quinwood

Quinwood (WV) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5011.44 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Quinwood is July with an average of 506.9 kWhac, followed by May at 504.05 kWhac and August at 496.07 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Quinwood (West Virginia) are December with an average of 246.13 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 308.99 kWhac and January at 312.1 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Quinwood

Quinwood Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Quinwood 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: Quinwood

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Quinwood 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 Quinwood

Solar Energy Contractors in Quinwood

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Quinwood

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Quinwood

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

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Weather Forecast for Quinwood, WV [5]

Wed Nov 22
21°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 21°F
Max: 21°F
Light breeze: 1 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Nov 23
38°F
Few Clouds
Min: 16°F
Max: 39°F
Light breeze: 3 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 24%
Fri Nov 24
49°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 21°F
Max: 50°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Nov 25
50°F
Light Rain
Min: 25°F
Max: 50°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 25%
Sun Nov 26
33°F
Light Snow
Min: 22°F
Max: 33°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 66%
Mon Nov 27
41°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 17°F
Max: 41°F
Light breeze: 3 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Quinwood

About Quinwood

The town of Quinwood, WV in Greenbrier County has an approximate population of 290. [6]

Quinwood Solar Power

Quinwood, WV Solar Energy

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

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