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Solar Energy in Underwood, ND

Solar Energy in Underwood

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Underwood with an average of 6.25 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Underwood

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Underwood

The total length of the day in Underwood, ND today (November 21, 2017) will be 09 hours and 02 minutes. [More]

Underwood, ND Solar Energy

Solar Power in Underwood, ND

Solar Energy Data in Underwood, ND

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Underwood, ND

Solar Radiation Data in Underwood

Based on historical Underwood, 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 Underwood. [1]

Underwood has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.81 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 14% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.42 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Underwood that are always titled at the latitude of Underwood (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.57 kWh/m2/day, or about 20% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.81 kWh/m2/day and approximately 3% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.42 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 Underwood

Solar Radiation Data in Underwood, ND

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Underwood, ND

Solar Radiation Data in Underwood

Underwood, ND has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.94 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Underwood is July with an average of 6.25 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.98 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.97 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Underwood (North Dakota) are December with an average of 3.11 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.14 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.61 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Underwood

The average monthly solar radiation level in Underwood, ND, of 4.94 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 32% 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 Underwood 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 Underwood

Sunrise / Sunset in Underwood

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 21, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:59 am
    • Sunset: 5:02 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:30 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:02
Solar Energy Statistics for Underwood

Best Months for Solar in Underwood

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.25 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.4 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.15 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.79 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Underwood

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

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

Solar Power Output in Underwood

The Power of Solar in Underwood, ND

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Underwood, ND

Solar Radiation Data in Underwood

Underwood (ND) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5828.78 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Underwood is July with an average of 589 kWhac, followed by May at 571.94 kWhac and August at 571.41 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Underwood (North Dakota) are November with an average of 321.66 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 339.83 kWhac and January at 395.24 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Underwood

Underwood Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Underwood 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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Underwood 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 Underwood

Solar Energy Contractors in Underwood

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Underwood

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Underwood

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

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Weather Forecast for Underwood, ND [5]

Tue Nov 21
11°F
Light Snow
Min: 7°F
Max: 15°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 48%
Wed Nov 22
33°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 12°F
Max: 48°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 48%
Thu Nov 23
50°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 28°F
Max: 58°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Nov 24
49°F
Light Rain
Min: 31°F
Max: 49°F
Gale: 19 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Nov 25
35°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 23°F
Max: 35°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 6%
Sun Nov 26
29°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 21°F
Max: 29°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 6%

More about Underwood

About Underwood

The city of Underwood, ND in McLean County has an approximate population of 778. [6]

Underwood Solar Power

Underwood, ND Solar Energy

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

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