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Solar Energy in Kivalina, AK

Solar Energy in Kivalina

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Kivalina with an average of 5.41 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Kivalina

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Kivalina

The total length of the day in Kivalina, AK today (August 20, 2017) will be 16 hours and 30 minutes. [More]

Kivalina, AK Solar Energy

Solar Power in Kivalina, AK

Solar Energy Data in Kivalina, AK

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Kivalina, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Kivalina

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

Historical solar power output data for Kivalina 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 Kivalina

Solar Radiation Data in Kivalina, AK

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Kivalina, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Kivalina

Kivalina, AK has a average annual solar radiation value of 3.02 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Kivalina is April with an average of 5.41 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 5.21 kWh/m2/day and June at 4.92 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Kivalina (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 0.82 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Kivalina

The average monthly solar radiation level in Kivalina, AK, of 3.02 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 19% 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 Kivalina 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 Kivalina

Sunrise / Sunset in Kivalina

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 20, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:45 am
    • Sunset: 11:16 pm
    • Solar Noon: 3:01 pm
    • Length of Day: 16:30
Solar Energy Statistics for Kivalina

Best Months for Solar in Kivalina

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (5.41 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: ( kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Kivalina

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

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

Solar Power Output in Kivalina

The Power of Solar in Kivalina, AK

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Kivalina, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Kivalina

Kivalina (AK) has a average annual solar AC output value of 3743.78 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Kivalina is April with an average of 559.3 kWhac, followed by May at 545.42 kWhac and June at 484.41 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Kivalina (Alaska) are December with an average of 11.79 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 68.4 kWhac and November at 88.56 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Kivalina

Kivalina Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Kivalina 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]

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Kivalina 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 Kivalina

Solar Energy Contractors in Kivalina

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Kivalina

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Kivalina

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

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Weather Forecast for Kivalina, AK [5]

Sat Aug 19
44°F
Light Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 44°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 32%
Sun Aug 20
50°F
Light Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 50°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 8%
Mon Aug 21
48°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 48°F
Strong breeze: 10 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 92%
Tue Aug 22
47°F
Light Rain
Min: 40°F
Max: 47°F
Gale: 19 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 64%
Wed Aug 23
47°F
Light Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 47°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 92%
Thu Aug 24
50°F
Light Rain
Min: 42°F
Max: 50°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 2%

More about Kivalina

About Kivalina

The city of Kivalina, AK in Northwest Arctic County has an approximate population of 374. [6]

Kivalina Solar Power

Kivalina, AK Solar Energy

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

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The solar energy that strikes the Earth in one hour could provide all of the Earth's energy needs for a complete year.

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