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Solar Energy in Whittier, AK

Solar Energy in Whittier

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Solar Panels in Whittier

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Whittier

The total length of the day in Whittier, AK today (July 30, 2021) will be 17 hours and 13 minutes. [More]

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Whittier, AK Solar Energy

Solar Power in Whittier, AK

Solar Energy Data in Whittier, AK

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Whittier, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Whittier

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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 Whittier

Solar Radiation Data in Whittier, AK

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Whittier, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Whittier

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

Solar Power Levels in Whittier

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Whittier

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 30, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:24 pm
    • Sunset: 6:37 am
    • Solar Noon: 10:01 pm
    • Length of Day: 17:13
Solar Energy Statistics for Whittier

Best Months for Solar in Whittier

  • 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 Whittier

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

However, Whittier is in Valdez-Cordova County and Valdez-Cordova County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Whittier

The Power of Solar in Whittier, AK

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Whittier, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Whittier

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Cost of Utilities in Whittier

Whittier Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Whittier averaged 23.05 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2021, which was about 68% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.71¢/kWh in May. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Whittier

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Whittier Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Alaska averaged $11.06 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2021, which was approximately 9% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.21 per Mcf in April. [4]

Weather Forecast for Whittier, AK [5]

Thu Jul 29
58°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 50°F
Max: 58°F
Calm: 3 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Jul 30
60°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 50°F
Max: 60°F
Light breeze: 4 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jul 31
63°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 50°F
Max: 63°F
Light breeze: 3 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 39%
Sun Aug 1
65°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 52°F
Max: 66°F
Calm: 2 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Aug 2
71°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 5 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 7%
Tue Aug 3
67°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 67°F
Light breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 44%

More about Whittier

About Whittier

The city of Whittier, AK in Valdez-Cordova County has an approximate population of 220. [6]

Whittier Solar Power

Whittier, AK Solar Energy

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

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About half of the sun's energy is absorbed by the Earth's surface; about 30 percent is reflected back from the surface.

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