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Solar Energy in North Pole, AK

Solar Energy in North Pole

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Solar Panels in North Pole

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

Sunrise & Sunset in North Pole

The total length of the day in North Pole, AK today (September 25, 2020) will be 11 hours and 50 minutes. [More]

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North Pole, AK Solar Energy

Solar Power in North Pole, AK

Solar Energy Data in North Pole, AK

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for North Pole, AK

Solar Radiation Data in North Pole

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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 North Pole

Solar Radiation Data in North Pole, AK

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in North Pole.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for North Pole, AK

Solar Radiation Data in North Pole

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Solar Power Comparison: North Pole vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in North Pole

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average North Pole 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 North Pole

Sunrise / Sunset in North Pole

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 25, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 3:45 pm
    • Sunset: 3:35 am
    • Solar Noon: 9:40 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:50
Solar Energy Statistics for North Pole

Best Months for Solar in North Pole

  • 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 North Pole

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

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

Solar Power Output in North Pole

The Power of Solar in North Pole, AK

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for North Pole, AK

Solar Radiation Data in North Pole

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Cost of Utilities in North Pole

North Pole Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in North Pole 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: North Pole

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North Pole 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 North Pole, AK [5]

Fri Sep 25
38°F
Light Rain
Min: 36°F
Max: 39°F
Calm: 0 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Sep 26
48°F
Light Rain
Min: 40°F
Max: 50°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 95%
Sun Sep 27
50°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 36°F
Max: 51°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 28
45°F
Light Rain
Min: 34°F
Max: 49°F
Calm: 1 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 72%
Tue Sep 29
50°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 37°F
Max: 52°F
Calm: 1 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 74%
Wed Sep 30
50°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 38°F
Max: 51°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 93%

More about North Pole

About North Pole

The city of North Pole, AK in Fairbanks North Star County has an approximate population of 2,117. [6]

North Pole Solar Power

North Pole, AK Solar Energy

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

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