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Solar Energy in Wayne, WV

Solar Energy in Wayne

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Wayne with an average of 5.43 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Wayne

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Wayne

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

Wayne, WV Solar Energy

Solar Power in Wayne, WV

Solar Energy Data in Wayne, WV

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Wayne, WV

Solar Radiation Data in Wayne

Based on historical Wayne, 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 Wayne. [1]

Wayne has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.01 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.84 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Wayne that are always titled at the latitude of Wayne (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.57 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.01 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.84 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 Wayne

Solar Radiation Data in Wayne, WV

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Wayne, WV

Solar Radiation Data in Wayne

Wayne, WV has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.43 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Wayne is June with an average of 5.43 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.31 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.28 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Wayne (West Virginia) are December with an average of 2.73 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.15 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.38 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Wayne

The average monthly solar radiation level in Wayne, WV, of 4.43 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 19% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 33% 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 Wayne 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 Wayne

Sunrise / Sunset in Wayne

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:20 pm
    • Sunset: 10:12 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:16 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:52
Solar Energy Statistics for Wayne

Best Months for Solar in Wayne

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.43 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.56 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.7 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.07 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Wayne

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

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

Solar Power Output in Wayne

The Power of Solar in Wayne, WV

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Wayne, WV

Solar Radiation Data in Wayne

Wayne (WV) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5125.27 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Wayne is May with an average of 508.74 kWhac, followed by July at 500.87 kWhac and June at 500.01 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Wayne (West Virginia) are December with an average of 283.25 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 330.02 kWhac and November at 330.86 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Wayne

Wayne Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Wayne 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: Wayne

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Wayne 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 Wayne

Solar Energy Contractors in Wayne

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Wayne

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Wayne

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

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Weather Forecast for Wayne, WV [5]

Wed Nov 22
26°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 26°F
Max: 26°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Nov 23
41°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 21°F
Max: 42°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Nov 24
51°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 24°F
Max: 52°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Nov 25
51°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 31°F
Max: 51°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 10%
Sun Nov 26
37°F
Light Snow
Min: 23°F
Max: 37°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 74%
Mon Nov 27
43°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 19°F
Max: 43°F
: 3 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Wayne

About Wayne

The town of Wayne, WV in Wayne County has an approximate population of 1,413. [6]

Wayne Solar Power

Wayne, WV Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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