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Solar Energy in Kenai, AK

Solar Energy in Kenai

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Kenai with an average of 4.9 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Kenai

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Kenai

The total length of the day in Kenai, AK today (August 23, 2017) will be 14 hours and 55 minutes. [More]

Kenai, AK Solar Energy

Solar Power in Kenai, AK

Solar Energy Data in Kenai, AK

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Kenai, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Kenai

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

Historical solar power output data for Kenai 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 Kenai

Solar Radiation Data in Kenai, AK

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Kenai, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Kenai

Kenai, AK has a average annual solar radiation value of 2.97 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Kenai is May with an average of 4.9 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 4.76 kWh/m2/day and July at 4.52 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Kenai (Alaska) are December with an average of 0.59 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 0.8 kWh/m2/day and November at 1.36 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Kenai

The average monthly solar radiation level in Kenai, AK, of 2.97 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 20% less than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is (sorry, data not currently available) the average level of 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 Kenai 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 Kenai

Sunrise / Sunset in Kenai

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:39 am
    • Sunset: 9:35 pm
    • Solar Noon: 2:07 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:55
Solar Energy Statistics for Kenai

Best Months for Solar in Kenai

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (4.9 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: ( kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Kenai

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

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

Solar Power Output in Kenai

The Power of Solar in Kenai, AK

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Kenai, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Kenai

Kenai (AK) has a average annual solar AC output value of 3556.45 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Kenai is May with an average of 493.51 kWhac, followed by June at 453.85 kWhac and July at 442.78 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Kenai (Alaska) are December with an average of 63.12 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 87.36 kWhac and November at 141.1 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Kenai

Kenai Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Kenai averaged 22.04 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2017, which was about 69% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.02¢/kWh in May. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Kenai

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Kenai Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Alaska averaged $11.02 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2017, which was approximately 17% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $13.21 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Kenai

Solar Energy Contractors in Kenai

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

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

Solar Energy Equipment in Kenai

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

Sorry, no local business selling solar equipment were found.

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

Energy Conservation Consultants in Kenai

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

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Weather Forecast for Kenai, AK [5]

Tue Aug 22
46°F
Few Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 46°F
Light breeze: 2 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 24%
Wed Aug 23
58°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 58°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 92%
Thu Aug 24
54°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 58°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 92%
Fri Aug 25
57°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 57°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 80%
Sat Aug 26
59°F
Light Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 59°F
Light breeze: 3 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 93%
Sun Aug 27
61°F
Light Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 61°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 19%

More about Kenai

About Kenai

The city of Kenai, AK in Kenai Peninsula County has an approximate population of 7,100. [6]

Kenai Solar Power

Kenai, AK Solar Energy

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

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