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Solar Energy in Craig, AK

Solar Energy in Craig

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Craig with an average of 4.72 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Craig

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Craig

The total length of the day in Craig, AK today (November 18, 2017) will be 08 hours and 02 minutes. [More]

Craig, AK Solar Energy

Solar Power in Craig, AK

Solar Energy Data in Craig, AK

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Craig, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Craig

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

Historical solar power output data for Craig 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.

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Solar Radiation Levels in Craig

Solar Radiation Data in Craig, AK

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Craig, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Craig

Craig, AK has a average annual solar radiation value of 3.08 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Craig is May with an average of 4.72 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 4.68 kWh/m2/day and June at 4.54 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Craig (Alaska) are December with an average of 1.08 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 1.36 kWh/m2/day and January at 1.59 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Craig

The average monthly solar radiation level in Craig, AK, of 3.08 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 17% less than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 53% 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 Craig 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).

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Solar Data & Statistics for Craig

Sunrise / Sunset in Craig

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 18, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:36 am
    • Sunset: 4:39 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:38 pm
    • Length of Day: 08:02
Solar Energy Statistics for Craig

Best Months for Solar in Craig

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (4.72 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: ( kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Craig

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

However, Craig is in Prince of Wales-Hyder County and Prince of Wales-Hyder County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Craig

The Power of Solar in Craig, AK

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Craig, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Craig

Craig (AK) has a average annual solar AC output value of 3676.67 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Craig is May with an average of 471.43 kWhac, followed by August at 457.82 kWhac and June at 438.62 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Craig (Alaska) are December with an average of 113.29 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 136.26 kWhac and January at 167.63 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Craig

Craig Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Craig averaged 21.80 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2017, which was about 65% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.19¢/kWh in August. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Craig

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Craig Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Alaska averaged $13.40 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2017, which was approximately 26% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $18.09 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Craig

Solar Energy Contractors in Craig

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

Our search for solar contractors companies located in Craig produced no matches.

Solar Energy Equipment in Craig

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

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Our search for companies selling solar parts located in Craig produced no matches.

Energy Conservation Consultants in Craig

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

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Weather Forecast for Craig, AK [5]

Sat Nov 18
37°F
Light Snow
Min: 34°F
Max: 37°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 88%
Sun Nov 19
35°F
Snow
Min: 34°F
Max: 37°F
Light breeze: 2 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Nov 20
39°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 39°F
Max: 43°F
High wind, near gale: 16 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 88%
Tue Nov 21
42°F
Light Rain
Min: 39°F
Max: 43°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 21%
Wed Nov 22
38°F
Light Rain
Min: 36°F
Max: 39°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 31%
Thu Nov 23
38°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 36°F
Max: 39°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 35%

More about Craig

About Craig

The city of Craig, AK in Prince of Wales-Hyder County has an approximate population of 1,201. [6]

Craig Solar Power

Craig, AK Solar Energy

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

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