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Solar Energy in Pollock, SD

Solar Energy in Pollock

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Pollock with an average of 6.32 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Pollock

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Pollock

The total length of the day in Pollock, SD today (November 18, 2017) will be 09 hours and 19 minutes. [More]

Pollock, SD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Pollock, SD

Solar Energy Data in Pollock, SD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Pollock, SD

Solar Radiation Data in Pollock

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

Pollock has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.97 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 14% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.62 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Pollock that are always titled at the latitude of Pollock (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.78 kWh/m2/day, or about 20% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.97 kWh/m2/day and approximately 3% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.62 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 Pollock

Solar Radiation Data in Pollock, SD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Pollock, SD

Solar Radiation Data in Pollock

Pollock, SD has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.95 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Pollock is July with an average of 6.32 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 6.05 kWh/m2/day and August at 6.03 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Pollock (South Dakota) are December with an average of 3.08 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.12 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.58 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Pollock

The average monthly solar radiation level in Pollock, SD, of 4.95 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 Pollock 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 Pollock

Sunrise / Sunset in Pollock

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 18, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:46 am
    • Sunset: 6:06 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:26 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:19
Solar Energy Statistics for Pollock

Best Months for Solar in Pollock

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.32 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.37 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.1 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.81 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Pollock

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

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

Solar Power Output in Pollock

The Power of Solar in Pollock, SD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Pollock, SD

Solar Radiation Data in Pollock

Pollock (SD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5842.69 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Pollock is July with an average of 595.64 kWhac, followed by May at 577.58 kWhac and August at 575.54 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Pollock (South Dakota) are November with an average of 319.14 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 336.29 kWhac and January at 391.64 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Pollock

Pollock Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Pollock averaged 12.44 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2017, which was about 6% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.19¢/kWh in August. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Pollock

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Pollock Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in South Dakota averaged $14.72 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2017, which was approximately 19% less 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 Pollock

Solar Energy Contractors in Pollock

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Pollock, SD.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Pollock

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Pollock, SD.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Pollock

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Pollock, SD.

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Weather Forecast for Pollock, SD [5]

Sat Nov 18
19°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 8°F
Max: 19°F
: 10 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Nov 19
38°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 22°F
Max: 45°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Nov 20
46°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 24°F
Max: 53°F
: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 8%
Tue Nov 21
18°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 10°F
Max: 18°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 3%
Wed Nov 22
31°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 14°F
Max: 37°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 82%
Thu Nov 23
52°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 27°F
Max: 52°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Pollock

About Pollock

The town of Pollock, SD in Campbell County has an approximate population of 241. [6]

Pollock Solar Power

Pollock, SD Solar Energy

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

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