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Solar Energy in Riggins, ID

Solar Energy in Riggins

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Solar Panels in Riggins

Solar panels in Riggins that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Riggins

The total length of the day in Riggins, ID today (April 12, 2021) will be 13 hours and 25 minutes. [More]

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Riggins, ID Solar Energy

Solar Power in Riggins, ID

Solar Energy Data in Riggins, ID

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Riggins, ID

Solar Radiation Data in Riggins

Based on historical Riggins, ID data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Riggins. [1]

Riggins has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.98 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 15% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.67 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Riggins that are always titled at the latitude of Riggins (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.74 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.98 kWh/m2/day and approximately 1% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.67 kWh/m2/day. [1]

* 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 Riggins

Solar Radiation Data in Riggins, ID

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Riggins, ID

Solar Radiation Data in Riggins

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

Solar Power Levels in Riggins

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Riggins

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 12, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:03 pm
    • Sunset: 2:28 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:45 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:25
Solar Energy Statistics for Riggins

Best Months for Solar in Riggins

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (6.68 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.82 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.19 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Riggins

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

However, Riggins is in Idaho County and Idaho County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Riggins

The Power of Solar in Riggins, ID

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Riggins, ID

Solar Radiation Data in Riggins

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Cost of Utilities in Riggins

Riggins Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Riggins averaged 10.05 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2021, which was about 21% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.69¢/kWh in January. [3]

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Riggins Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Idaho averaged $6.26 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2021, which was approximately 36% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.74 per Mcf in January. [4]

Weather Forecast for Riggins, ID [5]

Mon Apr 12
45°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 30°F
Max: 52°F
Calm: 2 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 38%
Tue Apr 13
51°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 36°F
Max: 56°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Apr 14
49°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 31°F
Max: 57°F
Light breeze: 6 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 64%
Thu Apr 15
56°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 36°F
Max: 60°F
Light breeze: 4 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 1%
Fri Apr 16
59°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 39°F
Max: 64°F
Light breeze: 3 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 1%
Sat Apr 17
66°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 44°F
Max: 71°F
Calm: 2 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 1%

More about Riggins

About Riggins

The city of Riggins, ID in Idaho County has an approximate population of 419. [6]

Riggins Solar Power

Riggins, ID Solar Energy

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

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