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Solar Energy in Sawyer, ND

Solar Energy in Sawyer

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

Solar Panels in Sawyer

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Sawyer

The total length of the day in Sawyer, ND today (December 12, 2017) will be 08 hours and 24 minutes. [More]

Sawyer, ND Solar Energy

Solar Power in Sawyer, ND

Solar Energy Data in Sawyer, ND

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Sawyer, ND

Solar Radiation Data in Sawyer

Based on historical Sawyer, 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 Sawyer. [1]

Sawyer has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.73 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 13% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.3 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Sawyer that are always titled at the latitude of Sawyer (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.49 kWh/m2/day, or about 20% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.73 kWh/m2/day and approximately 4% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.3 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 Sawyer

Solar Radiation Data in Sawyer, ND

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Sawyer, ND

Solar Radiation Data in Sawyer

Sawyer, 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 Sawyer is August with an average of 5.97 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.96 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.75 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Sawyer (North Dakota) are December with an average of 2.74 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: Sawyer vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Sawyer

The average monthly solar radiation level in Sawyer, 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 Sawyer 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 Sawyer

Sunrise / Sunset in Sawyer

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 12, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:25 am
    • Sunset: 4:50 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:38 pm
    • Length of Day: 08:24
Solar Energy Statistics for Sawyer

Best Months for Solar in Sawyer

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.97 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.34 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.72 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Sawyer

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

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

Solar Power Output in Sawyer

The Power of Solar in Sawyer, ND

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Sawyer, ND

Solar Radiation Data in Sawyer

Sawyer (ND) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5693.21 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Sawyer is August with an average of 574.16 kWhac, followed by July at 570.37 kWhac and May at 565.68 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Sawyer (North Dakota) are December with an average of 298.36 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 327.86 kWhac and January at 385.01 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Sawyer

Sawyer Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Sawyer averaged 12.17 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2017, which was about 8% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.30¢/kWh in September. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Sawyer

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Sawyer Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in North Dakota averaged $15.63 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2017, which was approximately 8% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.01 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Sawyer

Solar Energy Contractors in Sawyer

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Sawyer

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Sawyer

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

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Weather Forecast for Sawyer, ND [5]

Mon Dec 11
26°F
Light Snow
Min: 26°F
Max: 26°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 88%
Tue Dec 12
34°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 22°F
Max: 39°F
: 7 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 13
33°F
Light Snow
Min: 30°F
Max: 34°F
Gale: 17 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 88%
Thu Dec 14
31°F
Snow
Min: 24°F
Max: 31°F
Gale: 18 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 90%
Fri Dec 15
30°F
Light Snow
Min: 24°F
Max: 33°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 97%
Sat Dec 16
30°F
Snow
Min: 27°F
Max: 32°F
Gale: 19 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 25%

More about Sawyer

About Sawyer

The city of Sawyer, ND in Ward County has an approximate population of 357. [6]

Sawyer Solar Power

Sawyer, ND Solar Energy

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

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