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Solar Energy in Nikolai, AK

Solar Energy in Nikolai

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Nikolai with an average of 5.22 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Nikolai

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Nikolai

The total length of the day in Nikolai, AK today (October 17, 2018) will be 09 hours and 39 minutes. [More]

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Nikolai, AK Solar Energy

Solar Power in Nikolai, AK

Solar Energy Data in Nikolai, AK

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Nikolai, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Nikolai

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Historical solar power output data for Nikolai 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 Nikolai

Solar Radiation Data in Nikolai, AK

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Nikolai, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Nikolai

Nikolai, AK has a average annual solar radiation value of 3.21 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Nikolai is April with an average of 5.22 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 4.79 kWh/m2/day and March at 4.72 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Nikolai (Alaska) are December with an average of 0.72 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 1.08 kWh/m2/day and November at 1.21 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Nikolai

The average monthly solar radiation level in Nikolai, AK, of 3.21 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 51% 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 Nikolai 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 Nikolai

Sunrise / Sunset in Nikolai

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 17, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:12 am
    • Sunset: 6:52 pm
    • Solar Noon: 2:02 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:39
Solar Energy Statistics for Nikolai

Best Months for Solar in Nikolai

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (5.22 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: ( kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Nikolai

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

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

Solar Power Output in Nikolai

The Power of Solar in Nikolai, AK

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Nikolai, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Nikolai

Nikolai (AK) has a average annual solar AC output value of 3890.07 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Nikolai is April with an average of 518.52 kWhac, followed by March at 506.82 kWhac and May at 481.66 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Nikolai (Alaska) are December with an average of 81.13 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 121.57 kWhac and November at 129.26 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Nikolai

Nikolai Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Nikolai 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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Nikolai 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 Nikolai

Solar Energy Contractors in Nikolai

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Nikolai

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Nikolai

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

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Weather Forecast for Nikolai, AK [5]

Wed Oct 17
43°F
Light Rain
Min: 34°F
Max: 46°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 80%
Thu Oct 18
43°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 50°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Oct 19
35°F
Light Rain
Min: 26°F
Max: 38°F
Gale: 19 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 64%
Sat Oct 20
37°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 20°F
Max: 37°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 58%
Sun Oct 21
37°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 22°F
Max: 37°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 21%
Mon Oct 22
37°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 17°F
Max: 37°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 5%

More about Nikolai

About Nikolai

The city of Nikolai, AK in Yukon-Koyukuk County has an approximate population of 94. [6]

Nikolai Solar Power

Nikolai, AK Solar Energy

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

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