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Solar Energy in Fairbanks, AK

Solar Energy in Fairbanks

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Solar Panels in Fairbanks

Solar panels in Fairbanks that will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Fairbanks

The total length of the day in Fairbanks, AK today (September 21, 2020) will be 12 hours and 16 minutes. [More]

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Fairbanks, AK Solar Energy

Solar Power in Fairbanks, AK

Solar Energy Data in Fairbanks, AK

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Fairbanks, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Fairbanks

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* 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 Fairbanks

Solar Radiation Data in Fairbanks, AK

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Fairbanks, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Fairbanks

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

Solar Power Levels in Fairbanks

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Fairbanks 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 Fairbanks

Sunrise / Sunset in Fairbanks

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 21, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 3:34 pm
    • Sunset: 3:51 am
    • Solar Noon: 9:43 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:16
Solar Energy Statistics for Fairbanks

Best Months for Solar in Fairbanks

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: ( kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Fairbanks

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

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

Solar Power Output in Fairbanks

The Power of Solar in Fairbanks, AK

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Fairbanks, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Fairbanks

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Cost of Utilities in Fairbanks

Fairbanks Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Fairbanks averaged 23.85 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2020, which was about 80% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in June. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Fairbanks

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Fairbanks Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Alaska averaged $13.46 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2020, which was approximately 12% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.37 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Fairbanks, AK [5]

Mon Sep 21
44°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 35°F
Max: 50°F
Calm: 1 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 1%
Tue Sep 22
52°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 35°F
Max: 54°F
Calm: 0 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 23
49°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 40°F
Max: 51°F
Calm: 3 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Sep 24
41°F
Light Rain
Min: 38°F
Max: 42°F
Calm: 3 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Sep 25
40°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 36°F
Max: 43°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Sep 26
49°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 36°F
Max: 52°F
Light breeze: 5 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 68%

More about Fairbanks

About Fairbanks

The city of Fairbanks, AK in Fairbanks North Star County has an approximate population of 31,535. [6]

Fairbanks Solar Power

Fairbanks, AK Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

It takes light about 8 minutes, 19 seconds to travel the 93,000,000 miles from the sun's surface to us on Earth.

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