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Solar Energy in Bergen, ND

Solar Energy in Bergen

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Bergen with an average of 5.97 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Bergen

Solar panels in Bergen that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Bergen

The total length of the day in Bergen, ND today (November 18, 2017) will be 09 hours and 06 minutes. [More]

Bergen, ND Solar Energy

Solar Power in Bergen, ND

Solar Energy Data in Bergen, ND

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Bergen, ND

Solar Radiation Data in Bergen

Based on historical Bergen, ND data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Bergen. [1]

Bergen has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.72 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 13% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.27 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Bergen that are always titled at the latitude of Bergen (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.47 kWh/m2/day, or about 20% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.72 kWh/m2/day and approximately 5% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.27 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 Bergen

Solar Radiation Data in Bergen, ND

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Bergen, ND

Solar Radiation Data in Bergen

Bergen, ND has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.78 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Bergen is July with an average of 5.97 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.97 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.76 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Bergen (North Dakota) are December with an average of 2.73 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.18 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.48 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Bergen

The average monthly solar radiation level in Bergen, ND, of 4.78 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 28% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 28% 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 Bergen 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 Bergen

Sunrise / Sunset in Bergen

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 18, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:55 am
    • Sunset: 6:01 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:28 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:06
Solar Energy Statistics for Bergen

Best Months for Solar in Bergen

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.97 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.37 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.02 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.75 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Bergen

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

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

Solar Power Output in Bergen

The Power of Solar in Bergen, ND

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Bergen, ND

Solar Radiation Data in Bergen

Bergen (ND) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5693.96 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Bergen is August with an average of 574.38 kWhac, followed by July at 570.74 kWhac and May at 566 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Bergen (North Dakota) are December with an average of 298.19 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 327.7 kWhac and January at 384.79 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Bergen

Bergen Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Bergen averaged 12.22 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2017, which was about 7% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.19¢/kWh in August. [3]

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Bergen Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in North Dakota averaged $20.51 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2017, which was approximately 13% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $18.09 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Bergen

Solar Energy Contractors in Bergen

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Bergen, ND.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Bergen

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Bergen, ND.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Bergen

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Bergen, ND.

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Weather Forecast for Bergen, ND [5]

Sat Nov 18
21°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 10°F
Max: 21°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Nov 19
36°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 23°F
Max: 40°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Nov 20
42°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 15°F
Max: 46°F
High wind, near gale: 15 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 92%
Tue Nov 21
13°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 8°F
Max: 13°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Nov 22
34°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 15°F
Max: 39°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 57%
Thu Nov 23
48°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 23°F
Max: 48°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Bergen

About Bergen

The city of Bergen, ND in McHenry County has an approximate population of 7. [6]

Bergen Solar Power

Bergen, ND Solar Energy

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

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