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Solar Energy in Platinum, AK

Solar Energy in Platinum

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Platinum with an average of 5.21 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Platinum

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Platinum

The total length of the day in Platinum, AK today (January 27, 2022) will be 7 hours and 49 minutes. [More]

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Platinum, AK Solar Energy

Solar Power in Platinum, AK

Solar Energy Data in Platinum, AK

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Historical solar power output data for Platinum is not currently available.


Solar Energy Analysis for Platinum, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Platinum

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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 Platinum

Solar Radiation Data in Platinum, AK

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Platinum, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Platinum

Platinum, AK has a average annual solar radiation value of 2.96 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Platinum is May with an average of 5.21 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 4.9 kWh/m2/day and June at 4.67 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Platinum (Alaska) are January with an average of 1.09 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 1.22 kWh/m2/day and November at 1.22 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Platinum

The average monthly solar radiation level in Platinum, AK, of 2.96 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 55% 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: Platinum vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Platinum

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 27, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:05 am
    • Sunset: 5:54 pm
    • Length of Day: 7:49
Solar Energy Statistics for Platinum

Best Months for Solar in Platinum

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (5.21 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: ( kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Platinum

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

Solar Power Output in Platinum

The Power of Solar in Platinum, AK

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Platinum, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Platinum

Platinum (AK) has a average annual solar AC output value of 3582.1 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Platinum is May with an average of 529.87 kWhac, followed by April at 490.8 kWhac and June at 453.68 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Platinum (Alaska) are January with an average of 115.83 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 125.04 kWhac and December at 134.92 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Platinum

Platinum Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Platinum 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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Platinum 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 Platinum, AK [5]

Thu Jan 27
-2°F
Few Clouds
Min: -5°F
Max: 12°F
Fresh Breeze: 20 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 22%
Fri Jan 28
-5°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: -8°F
Max: -4°F
Fresh Breeze: 21 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 6%
Sat Jan 29
-2°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: -8°F
Max: -2°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 50%
Sun Jan 30
3°F
Broken Clouds
Min: -8°F
Max: 3°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 86%
Cloud cover: 57%
Mon Jan 31
30°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 0°F
Max: 32°F
High wind, near gale: 37 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Feb 1
32°F
Snow
Min: 29°F
Max: 32°F
High wind, near gale: 34 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Platinum

About Platinum

The city of Platinum, AK in Bethel County has an approximate population of 61. [6]

Platinum Solar Power

Platinum, AK Solar Energy

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

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