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Solar Energy in Thorne Bay, AK

Solar Energy in Thorne Bay

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Solar Panels in Thorne Bay

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Thorne Bay

The total length of the day in Thorne Bay, AK today (September 21, 2020) will be 12 hours and 12 minutes. [More]

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Thorne Bay, AK Solar Energy

Solar Power in Thorne Bay, AK

Solar Energy Data in Thorne Bay, AK

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Thorne Bay, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Thorne Bay

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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 Thorne Bay

Solar Radiation Data in Thorne Bay, AK

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Thorne Bay.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Thorne Bay, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Thorne Bay

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Solar Power Comparison: Thorne Bay vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Thorne Bay

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Thorne Bay 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 Thorne Bay

Sunrise / Sunset in Thorne Bay

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 21, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 2:36 pm
    • Sunset: 2:49 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:42 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:12
Solar Energy Statistics for Thorne Bay

Best Months for Solar in Thorne Bay

  • 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 Thorne Bay

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

However, Thorne Bay is in Prince of Wales-Hyder County and Prince of Wales-Hyder County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Thorne Bay

The Power of Solar in Thorne Bay, AK

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Thorne Bay, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Thorne Bay

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Cost of Utilities in Thorne Bay

Thorne Bay Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Thorne Bay averaged 23.85 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2020, which was about 80% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in June. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Thorne Bay

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Thorne Bay 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 Thorne Bay, AK [5]

Mon Sep 21
55°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 55°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 86%
Tue Sep 22
50°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 52°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Sep 23
51°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 52°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Sep 24
54°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 54°F
Light breeze: 5 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 86%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Sep 25
53°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 53°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Sep 26
48°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 45°F
Max: 49°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Thorne Bay

About Thorne Bay

The city of Thorne Bay, AK in Prince of Wales-Hyder County has an approximate population of 471. [6]

Thorne Bay Solar Power

Thorne Bay, AK Solar Energy

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

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