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Solar Energy in Petersburg, AK

Solar Energy in Petersburg

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Solar Panels in Petersburg

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Petersburg

The total length of the day in Petersburg, AK today (September 28, 2020) will be 11 hours and 39 minutes. [More]

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Petersburg, AK Solar Energy

Solar Power in Petersburg, AK

Solar Energy Data in Petersburg, AK

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Petersburg, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Petersburg

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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 Petersburg

Solar Radiation Data in Petersburg, AK

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Petersburg, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Petersburg

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

Solar Power Levels in Petersburg

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Petersburg

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 28, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 2:52 pm
    • Sunset: 2:32 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:42 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:39
Solar Energy Statistics for Petersburg

Best Months for Solar in Petersburg

  • 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 Petersburg

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

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

Solar Power Output in Petersburg

The Power of Solar in Petersburg, AK

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Petersburg, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Petersburg

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Cost of Utilities in Petersburg

Petersburg Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Petersburg averaged 23.99 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2020, which was about 81% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.26¢/kWh in July. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Petersburg

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Petersburg 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 Petersburg, AK [5]

Mon Sep 28
54°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 54°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 99%
Tue Sep 29
47°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 50°F
Light breeze: 3 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Sep 30
58°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 58°F
Light breeze: 5 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 99%
Thu Oct 1
61°F
Light Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 61°F
Setting: 0 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 58%
Fri Oct 2
54°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 54°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Oct 3
57°F
Light Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 57°F
Calm: 2 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 2%

More about Petersburg

About Petersburg

The city of Petersburg, AK in Petersburg County has an approximate population of 2,948. [6]

Petersburg Solar Power

Petersburg, AK Solar Energy

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

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The solar energy that strikes the Earth in one hour could provide all of the Earth's energy needs for a complete year.

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