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Solar Energy in Kalkaska, MI

Solar Energy in Kalkaska

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Solar Panels in Kalkaska

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Kalkaska

The total length of the day in Kalkaska, MI today (September 19, 2019) will be 12 hours and 19 minutes. [More]

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Kalkaska, MI Solar Energy

Solar Power in Kalkaska, MI

Solar Energy Data in Kalkaska, MI

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Kalkaska, MI

Solar Radiation Data in Kalkaska

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

Kalkaska has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.64 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.69 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Kalkaska that are always titled at the latitude of Kalkaska (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.21 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.64 kWh/m2/day and approximately 14% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.69 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 Kalkaska

Solar Radiation Data in Kalkaska, MI

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Kalkaska, MI

Solar Radiation Data in Kalkaska

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

Solar Power Levels in Kalkaska

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Kalkaska

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 19, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:24 am
    • Sunset: 11:43 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:34 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:19
Solar Energy Statistics for Kalkaska

Best Months for Solar in Kalkaska

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.27 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.09 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Kalkaska

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the village of Kalkaska, MI at this current time.

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

Solar Power Output in Kalkaska

The Power of Solar in Kalkaska, MI

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Kalkaska, MI

Solar Radiation Data in Kalkaska

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Cost of Utilities in Kalkaska

Kalkaska Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Kalkaska averaged 16.08 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2019, which was about 21% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.34¢/kWh in June. [3]

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Kalkaska Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Michigan averaged $11.54 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2019, which was approximately 26% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.67 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Kalkaska

Solar Energy Contractors in Kalkaska

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Kalkaska, MI.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Kalkaska

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Kalkaska, MI.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Kalkaska

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Kalkaska, MI.

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Weather Forecast for Kalkaska, MI [5]

Wed Sep 18
63°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 63°F
Max: 63°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 25%
Thu Sep 19
72°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 63°F
Max: 72°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 77%
Fri Sep 20
70°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 70°F
Calm: 1 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 1%
Sat Sep 21
74°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 74°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 51%
Sun Sep 22
63°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 66°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Sep 23
60°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 60°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Kalkaska

About Kalkaska

The village of Kalkaska, MI in Kalkaska County has an approximate population of 2,020. [6]

Kalkaska Solar Power

Kalkaska, MI Solar Energy

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

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