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Solar Energy in Pilot Station, AK

Solar Energy in Pilot Station

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Pilot Station with an average of 4.96 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Pilot Station

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Pilot Station

The total length of the day in Pilot Station, AK today (December 10, 2018) will be 05 hours and 22 minutes. [More]

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Pilot Station, AK Solar Energy

Solar Power in Pilot Station, AK

Solar Energy Data in Pilot Station, AK

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Pilot Station, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Pilot Station

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

Historical solar power output data for Pilot Station 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 Pilot Station

Solar Radiation Data in Pilot Station, AK

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Pilot Station.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Pilot Station, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Pilot Station

Pilot Station, 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 Pilot Station is April with an average of 4.96 kWh/m2/day, followed by March at 4.37 kWh/m2/day and June at 4.3 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Pilot Station (Alaska) are December with an average of 0.93 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 1.44 kWh/m2/day and November at 1.61 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Pilot Station vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Pilot Station

The average monthly solar radiation level in Pilot Station, 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 Pilot Station 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 Pilot Station

Sunrise / Sunset in Pilot Station

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 10, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:03 pm
    • Sunset: 5:26 pm
    • Solar Noon: 2:44 pm
    • Length of Day: 05:22
Solar Energy Statistics for Pilot Station

Best Months for Solar in Pilot Station

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (4.96 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: ( kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Pilot Station

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

However, Pilot Station is in Wade Hampton County and Wade Hampton County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Pilot Station

The Power of Solar in Pilot Station, AK

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Pilot Station, AK

Solar Radiation Data in Pilot Station

Pilot Station (AK) has a average annual solar AC output value of 3755.41 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Pilot Station is April with an average of 510.75 kWhac, followed by March at 473.06 kWhac and May at 423.31 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Pilot Station (Alaska) are December with an average of 104.89 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 161.94 kWhac and November at 172.93 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Pilot Station

Pilot Station Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Pilot Station averaged 22.76 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2018, which was about 75% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.01¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Pilot Station Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Alaska averaged $12.23 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2018, which was approximately 29% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.32 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Pilot Station

Solar Energy Contractors in Pilot Station

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Pilot Station

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Pilot Station

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

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Weather Forecast for Pilot Station, AK [5]

Mon Dec 10
11°F
Light Snow
Min: 11°F
Max: 15°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 32%
Tue Dec 11
8°F
Light Snow
Min: -3°F
Max: 14°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 12
-6°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: -7°F
Max: 2°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Dec 13
1°F
Light Snow
Min: -8°F
Max: 1°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 95%
Fri Dec 14
-3°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: -11°F
Max: -3°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 54%
Sat Dec 15
-5°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: -13°F
Max: -5°F
Light breeze: 3 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 57%

More about Pilot Station

About Pilot Station

The city of Pilot Station, AK in Wade Hampton County has an approximate population of 568. [6]

Pilot Station Solar Power

Pilot Station, AK Solar Energy

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

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