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Solar Energy in South Saint Paul, MN

Solar Energy in South Saint Paul

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Solar Panels in South Saint Paul

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

Sunrise & Sunset in South Saint Paul

The total length of the day in South Saint Paul, MN today (April 21, 2019) will be 13 hours and 48 minutes. [More]

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South Saint Paul, MN Solar Energy

Solar Power in South Saint Paul, MN

Solar Energy Data in South Saint Paul, MN

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for South Saint Paul, MN

Solar Radiation Data in South Saint Paul

Based on historical South Saint Paul, 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 South Saint Paul. [1]

South Saint Paul 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 4.1 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in South Saint Paul that are always titled at the latitude of South Saint Paul (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 4.1 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 South Saint Paul

Solar Radiation Data in South Saint Paul, MN

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in South Saint Paul.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for South Saint Paul, MN

Solar Radiation Data in South Saint Paul

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Solar Power Comparison: South Saint Paul vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in South Saint Paul

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average South Saint Paul 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 South Saint Paul

Sunrise / Sunset in South Saint Paul

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 21, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:16 am
    • Sunset: 1:05 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:10 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:48
Solar Energy Statistics for South Saint Paul

Best Months for Solar in South Saint Paul

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.98 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.88 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.39 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in South Saint Paul

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

However, South Saint Paul is in Dakota County and Dakota County has at least 62 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in South Saint Paul

The Power of Solar in South Saint Paul, MN

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for South Saint Paul, MN

Solar Radiation Data in South Saint Paul

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Cost of Utilities in South Saint Paul

South Saint Paul Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in South Saint Paul averaged 12.75 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2019, which was about 2% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.47¢/kWh in January. [3]

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South Saint Paul Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Minnesota averaged $8.12 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2019, which was approximately 14% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.43 per Mcf in January. [4]

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Solar Businesses in South Saint Paul

Solar Energy Contractors in South Saint Paul

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near South Saint Paul, MN.

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Solar Energy Equipment in South Saint Paul

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near South Saint Paul, MN.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in South Saint Paul

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near South Saint Paul, MN.

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Weather Forecast for South Saint Paul, MN [5]

Sat Apr 20
57°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 57°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 65%
Sun Apr 21
63°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 63°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 95%
Mon Apr 22
46°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 48°F
Gale: 17 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 86%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Apr 23
56°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 38°F
Max: 61°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Apr 24
64°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 45°F
Max: 68°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 77%
Thu Apr 25
64°F
Few Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 66°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 11%

More about South Saint Paul

About South Saint Paul

The city of South Saint Paul, MN in Dakota County has an approximate population of 20,160. [6]

South Saint Paul Solar Power

South Saint Paul, MN Solar Energy

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

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