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Solar Energy in Old Harbor, AK

Solar Energy in Old Harbor

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Old Harbor with an average of 4.77 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Old Harbor

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Old Harbor

The total length of the day in Old Harbor, AK today (January 27, 2022) will be 8 hours and 9 minutes. [More]

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Old Harbor, AK Solar Energy

Solar Power in Old Harbor, AK

Solar Energy Data in Old Harbor, AK

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

Historical solar power output data for Old Harbor is not currently available.


Solar Energy Analysis for Old Harbor, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Old Harbor

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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 Old Harbor

Solar Radiation Data in Old Harbor, AK

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Old Harbor.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Old Harbor, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Old Harbor

Old Harbor, AK has a average annual solar radiation value of 2.78 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Old Harbor is May with an average of 4.77 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 4.21 kWh/m2/day and July at 4.2 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Old Harbor (Alaska) are December with an average of 0.84 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 1.06 kWh/m2/day and November at 1.34 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Old Harbor vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Old Harbor

The average monthly solar radiation level in Old Harbor, AK, of 2.78 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 25% less than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 58% 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: Old Harbor vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Old Harbor 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 Old Harbor

Sunrise / Sunset in Old Harbor

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 27, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:21 am
    • Sunset: 5:30 pm
    • Length of Day: 8:9
Solar Energy Statistics for Old Harbor

Best Months for Solar in Old Harbor

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (4.77 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: ( kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Old Harbor

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

Solar Power Output in Old Harbor

The Power of Solar in Old Harbor, AK

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Old Harbor, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Old Harbor

Old Harbor (AK) has a average annual solar AC output value of 3331.36 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Old Harbor is May with an average of 477.96 kWhac, followed by July at 415.74 kWhac and June at 410.56 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Old Harbor (Alaska) are December with an average of 88.69 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 114.47 kWhac and November at 138.61 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Old Harbor

Old Harbor Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Old Harbor averaged 23.21 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2021, which was about 64% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.11¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Old Harbor Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Alaska averaged $10.86 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2021, which was approximately 38% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.48 per Mcf in October. [4]

Weather Forecast for Old Harbor, AK [5]

Thu Jan 27
35°F
Snow
Min: 28°F
Max: 35°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Jan 28
24°F
Light Snow
Min: 18°F
Max: 29°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jan 29
25°F
Light Snow
Min: 16°F
Max: 29°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 27%
Sun Jan 30
23°F
Few Clouds
Min: 14°F
Max: 28°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 17%
Mon Jan 31
31°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 20°F
Max: 35°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Feb 1
37°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 28°F
Max: 37°F
Light breeze: 7 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 89%

More about Old Harbor

About Old Harbor

The city of Old Harbor, AK in Kodiak Island County has an approximate population of 218. [6]

Old Harbor Solar Power

Old Harbor, AK Solar Energy

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

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