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Solar Energy in Bettles, AK

Solar Energy in Bettles

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Bettles with an average of 5.78 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Bettles

Solar panels in Bettles that will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Bettles

The total length of the day in Bettles, AK today (January 15, 2019) will be 04 hours and 15 minutes. [More]

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Bettles, AK Solar Energy

Solar Power in Bettles, AK

Solar Energy Data in Bettles, AK

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Bettles, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Bettles

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Historical solar power output data for Bettles is not currently available.

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* 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 Bettles

Solar Radiation Data in Bettles, AK

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Bettles, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Bettles

Bettles, AK has a average annual solar radiation value of 3.19 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Bettles is May with an average of 5.78 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 5.68 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.24 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Bettles (Alaska) are December with an average of 0.15 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 0.64 kWh/m2/day and November at 0.68 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Bettles

The average monthly solar radiation level in Bettles, AK, of 3.19 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 14% less than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 52% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Bettles

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 15, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:08 pm
    • Sunset: 4:23 pm
    • Solar Noon: 2:16 pm
    • Length of Day: 04:15
Solar Energy Statistics for Bettles

Best Months for Solar in Bettles

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (5.78 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: ( kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Bettles

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

However, Bettles is in Yukon-Koyukuk County and Yukon-Koyukuk County has at least 1 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Bettles

The Power of Solar in Bettles, AK

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Bettles, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Bettles

Bettles (AK) has a average annual solar AC output value of 3862.13 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Bettles is April with an average of 577.38 kWhac, followed by May at 576.99 kWhac and June at 496.87 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Bettles (Alaska) are December with an average of 17.22 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 73.99 kWhac and January at 74.52 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Bettles

Bettles Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Bettles averaged 22.51 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2018, which was about 75% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.87¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Bettles Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Alaska averaged $11.02 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2018, which was approximately 10% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.26 per Mcf in October. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Bettles

Solar Energy Contractors in Bettles

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Bettles, AK.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Bettles

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Bettles, AK.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Bettles

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Bettles, AK.

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Weather Forecast for Bettles, AK [5]

Tue Jan 15
-5°F
Light Snow
Min: -9°F
Max: -2°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 36%
Wed Jan 16
-8°F
Light Snow
Min: -15°F
Max: -7°F
: 3 mps
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 44%
Thu Jan 17
-20°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: -20°F
Max: -14°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jan 18
-17°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: -19°F
Max: -12°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 15%
Sat Jan 19
-14°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: -18°F
Max: -14°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 52%
Sun Jan 20
-20°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: -26°F
Max: -20°F
: 3 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Bettles

About Bettles

The city of Bettles, AK in Yukon-Koyukuk County has an approximate population of 12. [6]

Bettles Solar Power

Bettles, AK Solar Energy

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

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