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Solar Energy in Fairfield, MT

Solar Energy in Fairfield

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Solar Panels in Fairfield

Solar panels in Fairfield that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Fairfield

The total length of the day in Fairfield, MT today (March 28, 2020) will be 12 hours and 41 minutes. [More]

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Fairfield, MT Solar Energy

Solar Power in Fairfield, MT

Solar Energy Data in Fairfield, MT

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Fairfield, MT

Solar Radiation Data in Fairfield

Based on historical Fairfield, MT data, solar panels that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output in Fairfield. [1]

Fairfield has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.95 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 21% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.98 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Fairfield that are always titled at the latitude of Fairfield (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.84 kWh/m2/day, or about 23% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.95 kWh/m2/day and approximately 3% less than the average monthly DNI of 4.98 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 Fairfield

Solar Radiation Data in Fairfield, MT

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Fairfield, MT

Solar Radiation Data in Fairfield

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

Solar Power Levels in Fairfield

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Fairfield

  • Sunrise/Sunset for March 28, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:11 pm
    • Sunset: 1:53 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:32 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:41
Solar Energy Statistics for Fairfield

Best Months for Solar in Fairfield

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (6.71 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (8.17 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.18 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Fairfield

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the town of Fairfield, MT at this current time.

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

Solar Power Output in Fairfield

The Power of Solar in Fairfield, MT

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Fairfield, MT

Solar Radiation Data in Fairfield

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Cost of Utilities in Fairfield

Fairfield Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Fairfield averaged 11.15 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2020, which was about 13% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.79¢/kWh in January. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Fairfield

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Fairfield Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Montana averaged $6.60 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in December 2019, which was approximately 30% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.38 per Mcf in December. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Fairfield

Solar Energy Contractors in Fairfield

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Fairfield, MT.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Fairfield

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Fairfield, MT.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Fairfield

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Fairfield, MT.

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Weather Forecast for Fairfield, MT [5]

Sat Mar 28
46°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 35°F
Max: 51°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Mar 29
47°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 33°F
Max: 52°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 93%
Mon Mar 30
46°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 34°F
Max: 49°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 84%
Tue Mar 31
29°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 18°F
Max: 31°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 65%
Wed Apr 1
19°F
Light Snow
Min: 13°F
Max: 25°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Apr 2
22°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 15°F
Max: 29°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 99%

More about Fairfield

About Fairfield

The town of Fairfield, MT in Teton County has an approximate population of 708. [6]

Fairfield Solar Power

Fairfield, MT Solar Energy

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

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