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Solar Energy in Helena, OK

Solar Energy in Helena

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Solar Panels in Helena

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Helena

The total length of the day in Helena, OK today (March 28, 2020) will be 12 hours and 29 minutes. [More]

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Helena, OK Solar Energy

Solar Power in Helena, OK

Solar Energy Data in Helena, OK

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Helena, OK

Solar Radiation Data in Helena

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

Helena has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.76 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 12% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.39 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Helena that are always titled at the latitude of Helena (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.53 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.76 kWh/m2/day and approximately 3% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.39 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 Helena

Solar Radiation Data in Helena, OK

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Helena, OK

Solar Radiation Data in Helena

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

Solar Power Levels in Helena

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Helena

  • Sunrise/Sunset for March 28, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:22 pm
    • Sunset: 12:52 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:37 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:29
Solar Energy Statistics for Helena

Best Months for Solar in Helena

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (6.56 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.01 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.14 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Helena

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

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

Solar Power Output in Helena

The Power of Solar in Helena, OK

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Helena, OK

Solar Radiation Data in Helena

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Cost of Utilities in Helena

Helena Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Helena averaged 9.06 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2020, which was about 29% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.79¢/kWh in January. [3]

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Helena Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Oklahoma averaged $6.78 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in December 2019, which was approximately 28% 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 Helena

Solar Energy Contractors in Helena

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Helena, OK.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Helena

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Helena, OK.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Helena

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Helena, OK.

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Weather Forecast for Helena, OK [5]

Sat Mar 28
66°F
Few Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 66°F
Strong breeze: 24 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 22%
Sun Mar 29
64°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 44°F
Max: 66°F
Light breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 40%
Mon Mar 30
66°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 45°F
Max: 66°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 84%
Tue Mar 31
57°F
Light Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 59°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 86%
Wed Apr 1
60°F
Light Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 63°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 88%
Thu Apr 2
52°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 42°F
Max: 58°F
Fresh Breeze: 23 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 96%

More about Helena

About Helena

The town of Helena, OK in Alfalfa County has an approximate population of 1,403. [6]

Helena Solar Power

Helena, OK Solar Energy

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

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