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Solar Energy in Wainwright, AK

Solar Energy in Wainwright

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Solar Panels in Wainwright

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Wainwright

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

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Wainwright, AK Solar Energy

Solar Power in Wainwright, AK

Solar Energy Data in Wainwright, AK

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Wainwright, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Wainwright

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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 Wainwright

Solar Radiation Data in Wainwright, AK

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Wainwright, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Wainwright

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

Solar Power Levels in Wainwright

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Wainwright

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 21, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 4:21 pm
    • Sunset: 4:43 am
    • Solar Noon: 10:32 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:21
Solar Energy Statistics for Wainwright

Best Months for Solar in Wainwright

  • 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 Wainwright

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

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

Solar Power Output in Wainwright

The Power of Solar in Wainwright, AK

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Wainwright, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Wainwright

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Cost of Utilities in Wainwright

Wainwright Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Wainwright 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: Wainwright

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Wainwright 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 Wainwright, AK [5]

Mon Sep 21
36°F
Light Rain
Min: 33°F
Max: 38°F
Fresh Breeze: 20 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 95%
Tue Sep 22
35°F
Light Rain
Min: 32°F
Max: 37°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 86%
Cloud cover: 99%
Wed Sep 23
30°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 28°F
Max: 31°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Sep 24
30°F
Light Snow
Min: 27°F
Max: 31°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Sep 25
30°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 27°F
Max: 30°F
Light breeze: 6 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 99%
Sat Sep 26
30°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 26°F
Max: 30°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 95%

More about Wainwright

About Wainwright

The city of Wainwright, AK in North Slope County has an approximate population of 556. [6]

Wainwright Solar Power

Wainwright, AK Solar Energy

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

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