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Solar Energy in Port Alexander, AK

Solar Energy in Port Alexander

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Solar Panels in Port Alexander

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Port Alexander

The total length of the day in Port Alexander, AK today (October 22, 2020) will be 09 hours and 45 minutes. [More]

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Port Alexander, AK Solar Energy

Solar Power in Port Alexander, AK

Solar Energy Data in Port Alexander, AK

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Port Alexander, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Port Alexander

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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 Port Alexander

Solar Radiation Data in Port Alexander, AK

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Port Alexander, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Port Alexander

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Solar Power Comparison: Port Alexander vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Port Alexander

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Port Alexander 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 Port Alexander

Sunrise / Sunset in Port Alexander

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 22, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 3:50 pm
    • Sunset: 1:35 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:42 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:45
Solar Energy Statistics for Port Alexander

Best Months for Solar in Port Alexander

  • 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 Port Alexander

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

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

Solar Power Output in Port Alexander

The Power of Solar in Port Alexander, AK

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Port Alexander, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Port Alexander

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Cost of Utilities in Port Alexander

Port Alexander Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Port Alexander 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: Port Alexander

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Port Alexander Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Alaska averaged $14.19 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July 2020, which was approximately 19% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.57 per Mcf in July. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Port Alexander, AK [5]

Thu Oct 22
38°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 37°F
Max: 39°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 94%
Fri Oct 23
39°F
Few Clouds
Min: 37°F
Max: 39°F
Strong breeze: 25 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 17%
Sat Oct 24
40°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 39°F
Max: 41°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 84%
Sun Oct 25
38°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 38°F
Max: 41°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Oct 26
51°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 42°F
Max: 51°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Oct 27
48°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 49°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Port Alexander

About Port Alexander

The city of Port Alexander, AK in Petersburg County has an approximate population of 52. [6]

Port Alexander Solar Power

Port Alexander, AK Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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