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Solar Energy in Bridger, MT

Solar Energy in Bridger

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Bridger with an average of 6.59 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Bridger

Solar panels in Bridger that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Bridger

The total length of the day in Bridger, MT today (July 25, 2017) will be 14 hours and 55 minutes. [More]

Bridger, MT Solar Energy

Solar Power in Bridger, MT

Solar Energy Data in Bridger, MT

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Bridger, MT

Solar Radiation Data in Bridger

Based on historical Bridger, MT data, solar panels that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output in Bridger. [1]

Bridger has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.15 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 18% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.09 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Bridger that are always titled at the latitude of Bridger (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.02 kWh/m2/day, or about 21% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.15 kWh/m2/day and approximately 1% less than the average monthly DNI of 5.09 kWh/m2/day. [1]

* 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 Bridger

Solar Radiation Data in Bridger, MT

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Bridger, MT

Solar Radiation Data in Bridger

Bridger, MT has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.97 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Bridger is July with an average of 6.59 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 6.32 kWh/m2/day and June at 6.01 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Bridger (Montana) are December with an average of 2.98 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.18 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.57 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Bridger

The average monthly solar radiation level in Bridger, MT, of 4.97 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 33% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 25% 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 Bridger 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 Bridger

Sunrise / Sunset in Bridger

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 25, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:54 am
    • Sunset: 8:49 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:22 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:55
Solar Energy Statistics for Bridger

Best Months for Solar in Bridger

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.59 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.5 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.63 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.01 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Bridger

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the town of Bridger, MT at this current time.

However, Bridger is in Carbon County and Carbon County has at least 3 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Bridger

The Power of Solar in Bridger, MT

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Bridger, MT

Solar Radiation Data in Bridger

Bridger (MT) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5818.26 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Bridger is July with an average of 616.9 kWhac, followed by August at 594.63 kWhac and May at 567.96 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Bridger (Montana) are December with an average of 321.74 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 342.44 kWhac and November at 363.76 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Bridger

Bridger Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Bridger averaged 11.29 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2017, which was about 11% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.70¢/kWh in May. [3]

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Bridger Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Montana averaged $7.50 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2017, which was approximately 34% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $11.38 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Bridger

Solar Energy Contractors in Bridger

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Bridger, MT.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Bridger

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Bridger, MT.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Bridger

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Bridger, MT.

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Weather Forecast for Bridger, MT [5]

Tue Jul 25
73°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 73°F
Setting: 0 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 92%
Wed Jul 26
81°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 44%
Thu Jul 27
83°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 62°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 48%
Fri Jul 28
82°F
Light Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 82°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 12%
Sat Jul 29
79°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 40%
Sun Jul 30
65°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 71°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 81%

More about Bridger

About Bridger

The town of Bridger, MT in Carbon County has an approximate population of 708. [6]

Bridger Solar Power

Bridger, MT Solar Energy

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

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