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Solar Energy in Pilot Point, AK

Solar Energy in Pilot Point

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Pilot Point with an average of 5.09 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Pilot Point

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Pilot Point

The total length of the day in Pilot Point, AK today (December 07, 2021) will be 6 hours and 49 minutes. [More]

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Pilot Point, AK Solar Energy

Solar Power in Pilot Point, AK

Solar Energy Data in Pilot Point, AK

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Pilot Point, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Pilot Point

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Historical solar power output data for Pilot Point is not currently available.

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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 Pilot Point

Solar Radiation Data in Pilot Point, AK

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Pilot Point.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Pilot Point, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Pilot Point

Pilot Point, AK has a average annual solar radiation value of 2.93 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Pilot Point is May with an average of 5.09 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 4.88 kWh/m2/day and April at 4.53 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Pilot Point (Alaska) are December with an average of 0.86 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 1.15 kWh/m2/day and November at 1.16 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Pilot Point vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Pilot Point

The average monthly solar radiation level in Pilot Point, AK, of 2.93 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 21% less than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 56% 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: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Pilot Point 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 Pilot Point

Sunrise / Sunset in Pilot Point

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 07, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:57 am
    • Sunset: 4:46 pm
    • Length of Day: 6:49
Solar Energy Statistics for Pilot Point

Best Months for Solar in Pilot Point

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (5.09 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: ( kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Pilot Point

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Solar Power Output in Pilot Point

The Power of Solar in Pilot Point, AK

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Pilot Point, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Pilot Point

Pilot Point (AK) has a average annual solar AC output value of 3514.68 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Pilot Point is May with an average of 515.31 kWhac, followed by June at 468.43 kWhac and April at 449.53 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Pilot Point (Alaska) are December with an average of 91.51 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 117.98 kWhac and January at 122.04 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Pilot Point

Pilot Point Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Pilot Point averaged 23.21 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2021, which was about 64% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.19¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Pilot Point Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Alaska averaged $11.67 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2021, which was approximately 42% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $20.22 per Mcf in September. [4]

Weather Forecast for Pilot Point, AK [5]

Tue Dec 7
26°F
Snow
Min: 25°F
Max: 30°F
Strong breeze: 24 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 85%
Wed Dec 8
31°F
Snow
Min: 26°F
Max: 34°F
Strong breeze: 31 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 67%
Thu Dec 9
31°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 24°F
Max: 36°F
High wind, near gale: 37 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 68%
Fri Dec 10
17°F
Light Snow
Min: 11°F
Max: 24°F
High wind, near gale: 31 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Dec 11
-3°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: -9°F
Max: 8°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 99%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Dec 12
-10°F
Light Snow
Min: -15°F
Max: -8°F
Light breeze: 3 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 67%

More about Pilot Point

About Pilot Point

The city of Pilot Point, AK in Lake and Peninsula County has an approximate population of 68. [6]

Pilot Point Solar Power

Pilot Point, AK Solar Energy

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