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Solar Energy in Palmer, AK

Solar Energy in Palmer

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Solar Panels in Palmer

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Palmer

The total length of the day in Palmer, AK today (May 15, 2021) will be 17 hours and 40 minutes. [More]

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Palmer, AK Solar Energy

Solar Power in Palmer, AK

Solar Energy Data in Palmer, AK

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Palmer, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Palmer

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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 Palmer

Solar Radiation Data in Palmer, AK

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Palmer, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Palmer

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

Solar Power Levels in Palmer

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Palmer

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 15, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:02 pm
    • Sunset: 6:43 am
    • Solar Noon: 9:52 pm
    • Length of Day: 17:40
Solar Energy Statistics for Palmer

Best Months for Solar in Palmer

  • 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 Palmer

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

However, Palmer is in Matanuska-Susitna County and Matanuska-Susitna County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Palmer

The Power of Solar in Palmer, AK

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Palmer, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Palmer

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Cost of Utilities in Palmer

Palmer Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Palmer averaged 21.63 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2021, which was about 62% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.34¢/kWh in February. [3]

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Palmer Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Alaska averaged $10.56 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2021, which was approximately 11% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.55 per Mcf in February. [4]

Weather Forecast for Palmer, AK [5]

Sat May 15
53°F
Light Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 54°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 93%
Sun May 16
49°F
Light Rain
Min: 42°F
Max: 49°F
Light breeze: 5 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 99%
Mon May 17
50°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 41°F
Max: 54°F
Light breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 61%
Tue May 18
55°F
Light Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 56°F
Light breeze: 5 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed May 19
54°F
Light Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 55°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 86%
Thu May 20
49°F
Light Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 49°F
Light breeze: 6 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Palmer

About Palmer

The city of Palmer, AK in Matanuska-Susitna County has an approximate population of 5,937. [6]

Palmer Solar Power

Palmer, AK Solar Energy

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

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