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Solar Energy in Buckland, AK

Solar Energy in Buckland

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Buckland with an average of 5.46 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Buckland

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Buckland

The total length of the day in Buckland, AK today (October 17, 2018) will be 09 hours and 18 minutes. [More]

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Buckland, AK Solar Energy

Solar Power in Buckland, AK

Solar Energy Data in Buckland, AK

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Buckland, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Buckland

Sorry, it is not possible to complete our solar energy analysis for Buckland at this time.

Historical solar power output data for Buckland 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 Buckland

Solar Radiation Data in Buckland, AK

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Buckland, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Buckland

Buckland, AK has a average annual solar radiation value of 3.04 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Buckland is April with an average of 5.46 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 5.28 kWh/m2/day and June at 4.99 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Buckland (Alaska) are December with an average of 0.1 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 0.59 kWh/m2/day and November at 0.81 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Buckland

The average monthly solar radiation level in Buckland, AK, of 3.04 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 18% less than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 54% 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 Buckland 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 Buckland

Sunrise / Sunset in Buckland

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 17, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:50 am
    • Sunset: 7:08 pm
    • Solar Noon: 2:29 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:18
Solar Energy Statistics for Buckland

Best Months for Solar in Buckland

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (5.46 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: ( kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Buckland

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

However, Buckland is in Northwest Arctic County and Northwest Arctic County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Buckland

The Power of Solar in Buckland, AK

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Buckland, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Buckland

Buckland (AK) has a average annual solar AC output value of 3770.79 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Buckland is April with an average of 563.6 kWhac, followed by May at 552.42 kWhac and June at 491.72 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Buckland (Alaska) are December with an average of 11.65 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 67.72 kWhac and November at 87.86 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Buckland

Buckland Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Buckland averaged 23.43 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2018, which was about 79% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.12¢/kWh in July. [3]

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Buckland Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Alaska averaged $13.77 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July 2018, which was approximately 23% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.88 per Mcf in July. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Buckland

Solar Energy Contractors in Buckland

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Buckland

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Buckland

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

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Weather Forecast for Buckland, AK [5]

Wed Oct 17
31°F
Light Snow
Min: 29°F
Max: 33°F
Calm: 1 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 92%
Thu Oct 18
30°F
Light Snow
Min: 27°F
Max: 34°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 88%
Fri Oct 19
29°F
Light Rain
Min: 21°F
Max: 37°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 44%
Sat Oct 20
27°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 14°F
Max: 27°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 1%
Sun Oct 21
27°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 15°F
Max: 27°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 52%
Mon Oct 22
27°F
Light Snow
Min: 20°F
Max: 27°F
Light breeze: 3 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 77%

More about Buckland

About Buckland

The city of Buckland, AK in Northwest Arctic County has an approximate population of 416. [6]

Buckland Solar Power

Buckland, AK Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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