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Solar Energy in Ronceverte, WV

Solar Energy in Ronceverte

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Ronceverte with an average of 5.59 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Ronceverte

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Ronceverte

The total length of the day in Ronceverte, WV today (December 11, 2018) will be 09 hours and 35 minutes. [More]

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Ronceverte, WV Solar Energy

Solar Power in Ronceverte, WV

Solar Energy Data in Ronceverte, WV

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Ronceverte, WV

Solar Radiation Data in Ronceverte

Based on historical Ronceverte, 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 Ronceverte. [1]

Ronceverte has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.08 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.85 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Ronceverte that are always titled at the latitude of Ronceverte (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.69 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.08 kWh/m2/day and approximately 22% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.85 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.

Solar Radiation Levels in Ronceverte

Solar Radiation Data in Ronceverte, WV

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Ronceverte, WV

Solar Radiation Data in Ronceverte

Ronceverte, WV has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.83 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Ronceverte is May with an average of 5.59 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.56 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.54 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Ronceverte (West Virginia) are December with an average of 3.41 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.77 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.96 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Ronceverte

The average monthly solar radiation level in Ronceverte, WV, of 4.83 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 29% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 27% 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 Ronceverte 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).

Solar Data & Statistics for Ronceverte

Sunrise / Sunset in Ronceverte

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 11, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:28 am
    • Sunset: 6:03 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:15 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:35
Solar Energy Statistics for Ronceverte

Best Months for Solar in Ronceverte

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (5.59 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: June (5.45 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: March (4.51 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.02 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Ronceverte

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

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

Solar Power Output in Ronceverte

The Power of Solar in Ronceverte, WV

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Ronceverte, WV

Solar Radiation Data in Ronceverte

Ronceverte (WV) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5589.37 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Ronceverte is May with an average of 537.11 kWhac, followed by August at 525.03 kWhac and July at 516.05 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Ronceverte (West Virginia) are December with an average of 353.01 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 388.25 kWhac and January at 394.38 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Ronceverte

Ronceverte Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Ronceverte averaged 11.24 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2018, which was about 14% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.01¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Ronceverte Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in West Virginia averaged $17.79 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2018, which was approximately 3% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.32 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Ronceverte

Solar Energy Contractors in Ronceverte

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Ronceverte

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Ronceverte

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

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Weather Forecast for Ronceverte, WV [5]

Tue Dec 11
31°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 27°F
Max: 31°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 12
37°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 26°F
Max: 39°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 88%
Thu Dec 13
41°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 27°F
Max: 41°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 68%
Fri Dec 14
47°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 32°F
Max: 50°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Dec 15
36°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 36°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Dec 16
45°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 35°F
Max: 45°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 9%

More about Ronceverte

About Ronceverte

The city of Ronceverte, WV in Greenbrier County has an approximate population of 1,765. [6]

Ronceverte Solar Power

Ronceverte, WV Solar Energy

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

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