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Solar Energy in Redfield, SD

Solar Energy in Redfield

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Redfield with an average of 6.23 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Redfield

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Redfield

The total length of the day in Redfield, SD today (November 18, 2017) will be 09 hours and 23 minutes. [More]

Redfield, SD Solar Energy

Solar Power in Redfield, SD

Solar Energy Data in Redfield, SD

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Redfield, SD

Solar Radiation Data in Redfield

Based on historical Redfield, 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 Redfield. [1]

Redfield has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.99 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 12% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.53 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Redfield that are always titled at the latitude of Redfield (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.75 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.99 kWh/m2/day and approximately 5% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.53 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 Redfield

Solar Radiation Data in Redfield, SD

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Redfield, SD

Solar Radiation Data in Redfield

Redfield, SD has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.93 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Redfield is July with an average of 6.23 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 6.16 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.74 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Redfield (South Dakota) are December with an average of 3 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.61 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.64 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Redfield

The average monthly solar radiation level in Redfield, SD, of 4.93 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 Redfield 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 Redfield

Sunrise / Sunset in Redfield

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 18, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:37 am
    • Sunset: 5:01 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:19 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:23
Solar Energy Statistics for Redfield

Best Months for Solar in Redfield

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.23 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.34 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.97 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.79 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Redfield

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

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

Solar Power Output in Redfield

The Power of Solar in Redfield, SD

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Redfield, SD

Solar Radiation Data in Redfield

Redfield (SD) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5813.61 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Redfield is August with an average of 588.2 kWhac, followed by July at 584.63 kWhac and May at 550.94 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Redfield (South Dakota) are December with an average of 326.27 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 363.48 kWhac and January at 398.48 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Redfield

Redfield Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Redfield 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]

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Redfield 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 Redfield

Solar Energy Contractors in Redfield

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Redfield

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Redfield

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

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Weather Forecast for Redfield, SD [5]

Sat Nov 18
19°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 11°F
Max: 19°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Nov 19
42°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 20°F
Max: 46°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Nov 20
44°F
Few Clouds
Min: 23°F
Max: 52°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 12%
Tue Nov 21
24°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 13°F
Max: 24°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Nov 22
32°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 14°F
Max: 36°F
Strong breeze: 10 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 64%
Thu Nov 23
53°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 28°F
Max: 53°F
: 5 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Redfield

About Redfield

The city of Redfield, SD in Spink County has an approximate population of 2,333. [6]

Redfield Solar Power

Redfield, SD Solar Energy

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

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