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Solar Energy in Poplar, MT

Solar Energy in Poplar

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Solar Panels in Poplar

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Poplar

The total length of the day in Poplar, MT today (July 31, 2021) will be 15 hours and 05 minutes. [More]

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Poplar, MT Solar Energy

Solar Power in Poplar, MT

Solar Energy Data in Poplar, MT

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Poplar, MT

Solar Radiation Data in Poplar

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

Poplar has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.84 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 15% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.51 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Poplar that are always titled at the latitude of Poplar (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.62 kWh/m2/day, or about 20% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.84 kWh/m2/day and approximately 2% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.51 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 Poplar

Solar Radiation Data in Poplar, MT

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Poplar, MT

Solar Radiation Data in Poplar

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

Solar Power Levels in Poplar

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Poplar

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 31, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:34 am
    • Sunset: 2:39 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:07 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:05
Solar Energy Statistics for Poplar

Best Months for Solar in Poplar

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (6.52 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.54 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.93 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Poplar

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

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

Solar Power Output in Poplar

The Power of Solar in Poplar, MT

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Poplar, MT

Solar Radiation Data in Poplar

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Cost of Utilities in Poplar

Poplar Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Poplar averaged 11.31 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2021, which was about 18% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.71¢/kWh in May. [3]

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Poplar Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Montana averaged $8.76 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2021, which was approximately 37% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $14.01 per Mcf in April. [4]

Weather Forecast for Poplar, MT [5]

Sat Jul 31
88°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 66°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Aug 1
90°F
Few Clouds
Min: 68°F
Max: 93°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 17%
Cloud cover: 20%
Mon Aug 2
92°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 69°F
Max: 96°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 14%
Cloud cover: 96%
Tue Aug 3
96°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 71°F
Max: 98°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 11%
Cloud cover: 97%
Wed Aug 4
96°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 100°F
Fresh Breeze: 22 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 21%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Aug 5
93°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 70°F
Max: 98°F
Fresh Breeze: 21 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 17%
Cloud cover: 45%

More about Poplar

About Poplar

The city of Poplar, MT in Roosevelt County has an approximate population of 810. [6]

Poplar Solar Power

Poplar, MT Solar Energy

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

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