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Solar Energy in Anoka, MN

Solar Energy in Anoka

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Solar Panels in Anoka

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Anoka

The total length of the day in Anoka, MN today (April 21, 2021) will be 13 hours and 51 minutes. [More]

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Anoka, MN Solar Energy

Solar Power in Anoka, MN

Solar Energy Data in Anoka, MN

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Anoka, MN

Solar Radiation Data in Anoka

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

Anoka has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.81 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.11 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Anoka that are always titled at the latitude of Anoka (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.55 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.81 kWh/m2/day and approximately 11% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.11 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 Anoka

Solar Radiation Data in Anoka, MN

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Anoka, MN

Solar Radiation Data in Anoka

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

Solar Power Levels in Anoka

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Anoka

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 21, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:16 am
    • Sunset: 1:07 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:12 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:51
Solar Energy Statistics for Anoka

Best Months for Solar in Anoka

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (6.02 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.98 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.44 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Anoka

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

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

Solar Power Output in Anoka

The Power of Solar in Anoka, MN

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Anoka, MN

Solar Radiation Data in Anoka

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Cost of Utilities in Anoka

Anoka Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Anoka averaged 12.48 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2021, which was about 2% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.69¢/kWh in January. [3]

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Anoka Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Minnesota averaged $7.37 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2021, which was approximately 24% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.74 per Mcf in January. [4]

Weather Forecast for Anoka, MN [5]

Wed Apr 21
39°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 28°F
Max: 41°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 76%
Thu Apr 22
56°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 32°F
Max: 58°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 2%
Fri Apr 23
43°F
Light Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 47°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Apr 24
41°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 37°F
Max: 45°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 99%
Sun Apr 25
40°F
Light Rain
Min: 33°F
Max: 48°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 91%
Mon Apr 26
57°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 60°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Anoka

About Anoka

The city of Anoka, MN in Anoka County has an approximate population of 17,142. [6]

Anoka Solar Power

Anoka, MN Solar Energy

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

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The solar energy that strikes the Earth in one hour could provide all of the Earth's energy needs for a complete year.

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