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Solar Energy in Ketchikan, AK

Solar Energy in Ketchikan

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Solar Panels in Ketchikan

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Ketchikan

The total length of the day in Ketchikan, AK today (September 28, 2021) will be 11 hours and 48 minutes. [More]

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Ketchikan, AK Solar Energy

Solar Power in Ketchikan, AK

Solar Energy Data in Ketchikan, AK

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Ketchikan, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Ketchikan

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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 Ketchikan

Solar Radiation Data in Ketchikan, AK

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Ketchikan, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Ketchikan

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

Solar Power Levels in Ketchikan

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Ketchikan

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 28, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 2:42 pm
    • Sunset: 2:30 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:36 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:48
Solar Energy Statistics for Ketchikan

Best Months for Solar in Ketchikan

  • 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 Ketchikan

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

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

Solar Power Output in Ketchikan

The Power of Solar in Ketchikan, AK

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Ketchikan, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Ketchikan

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Cost of Utilities in Ketchikan

Ketchikan Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Ketchikan averaged 23.42 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2021, which was about 68% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.90¢/kWh in July. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Ketchikan

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Ketchikan Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Alaska averaged $13.15 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2021, which was approximately 26% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.76 per Mcf in June. [4]

Weather Forecast for Ketchikan, AK [5]

Tue Sep 28
50°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 45°F
Max: 50°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 88%
Wed Sep 29
45°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 46°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Sep 30
49°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 51°F
Strong breeze: 30 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Oct 1
47°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 45°F
Max: 48°F
Fresh Breeze: 20 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Oct 2
52°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 52°F
Strong breeze: 30 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 45%
Sun Oct 3
47°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 48°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Ketchikan

About Ketchikan

The city of Ketchikan, AK in Ketchikan Gateway County has an approximate population of 8,050. [6]

Ketchikan Solar Power

Ketchikan, AK Solar Energy

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

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