Solar Energy LocalSolar Energy Local
Solar Energy & Solar Power Resources

Solar Energy in Tonka Bay, MN

Solar Energy in Tonka Bay

Sorry, historical solar radition values for Tonka Bay are currently unavailable, please check back later.

Solar Panels in Tonka Bay

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Tonka Bay

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

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes
Tonka Bay, MN Solar Energy

Solar Power in Tonka Bay, MN

Solar Energy Data in Tonka Bay, MN

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Tonka Bay, MN

Solar Radiation Data in Tonka Bay

Based on historical Tonka Bay, 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 Tonka Bay. [1]

Tonka Bay has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.78 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.01 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Tonka Bay that are always titled at the latitude of Tonka Bay (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.47 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.78 kWh/m2/day and approximately 11% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.01 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 Tonka Bay

Solar Radiation Data in Tonka Bay, MN

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Tonka Bay.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Tonka Bay, MN

Solar Radiation Data in Tonka Bay

Sorry, it is not possible to complete our solar radiation analysis for Tonka Bay at this time.

Historical solar radiation data for Tonka Bay is not currently available.

Please check back later.

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes

Solar Power Comparison: Tonka Bay vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Tonka Bay

Sorry, solar radiation data for Minnesota is not currently available. Please try again later.

Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Tonka Bay 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 Tonka Bay

Sunrise / Sunset in Tonka Bay

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 19, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:58 am
    • Sunset: 12:17 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:07 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:19
Solar Energy Statistics for Tonka Bay

Best Months for Solar in Tonka Bay

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (6 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.96 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.41 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Tonka Bay

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

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

Solar Power Output in Tonka Bay

The Power of Solar in Tonka Bay, MN

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Tonka Bay, MN

Solar Radiation Data in Tonka Bay

Sorry, it is not possible to complete our solar radiation analysis for Tonka Bay at this time.

Historical solar radiation data for Tonka Bay is not currently available.

Please check back later.

Cost of Utilities in Tonka Bay

Tonka Bay Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Tonka Bay averaged 13.86 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2019, which was about 4% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.34¢/kWh in June. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Tonka Bay

Vote now: Given all of the data and analysis provided for Tonka Bay, is solar power a good choice for residents of this city?

Yes, solar power is a great option  
No, solar power isn't a good option

Tonka Bay Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Minnesota averaged $10.44 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2019, which was approximately 33% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.67 per Mcf in June. [4]

Latest Solar News

Solar jobs now outnumber oil jobs in the U.S.

Solar jobs now outnumber oil jobs in the U.S.The Solar Foundation recently published the National Solar Jobs Census 2015, its yearly update of current employment, job trends, and growth projections in the U.S.
Read More

Apple granted another solar-related patent

Apple granted another solar-related patentTechnology powerhouse Apple was granted 53 new patents last week, and one of the new patents deals specifically with technology that is directly related to …
Read More

Could the entire U.S. be powered by solar from just …

Could the entire U.S. be powered by solar from just … Business magnate Elon Musk is known for his roles in various aspects of technology and business — from PayPal to SpaceX — and he is …
Read More

Solar Businesses in Tonka Bay

Solar Energy Contractors in Tonka Bay

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Tonka Bay, MN.

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

Our search for solar contractors companies located in Tonka Bay produced no matches.

Solar Energy Equipment in Tonka Bay

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Tonka Bay, MN.

Sorry, no local business selling solar equipment were found.

Our search for companies selling solar parts located in Tonka Bay produced no matches.

Energy Conservation Consultants in Tonka Bay

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Tonka Bay, MN.

Sorry, no local energy conservation specialists were found.

Our search for energy conservation specialists located in Tonka Bay produced no matches.

Weather Forecast for Tonka Bay, MN [5]

Wed Sep 18
61°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 61°F
: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 31%
Thu Sep 19
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 57°F
Max: 78°F
Calm: 1 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Sep 20
79°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 80°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Sep 21
72°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 77°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 86%
Sun Sep 22
68°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 50%
Mon Sep 23
67°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 69°F
Calm: 3 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Tonka Bay

About Tonka Bay

The city of Tonka Bay, MN in Hennepin County has an approximate population of 1,475. [6]

Tonka Bay Solar Power

Tonka Bay, MN Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

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

Other Cities in Minnesota

ZIP Codes in MN


Go

References