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Solar Energy in Avondale, AZ

Solar Energy in Avondale

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Solar Panels in Avondale

Solar panels in Avondale that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Avondale

The total length of the day in Avondale, AZ today (July 13, 2020) will be 14 hours and 10 minutes. [More]

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Avondale, AZ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Avondale, AZ

Solar Energy Data in Avondale, AZ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Avondale, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Avondale

Based on historical Avondale, AZ data, solar panels that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output in Avondale. [1]

Avondale has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 23% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.5 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Avondale that are always titled at the latitude of Avondale (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.72 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.8 kWh/m2/day and approximately 10% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.5 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.

Solar Radiation Levels in Avondale

Solar Radiation Data in Avondale, AZ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Avondale, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Avondale

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

Solar Power Levels in Avondale

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Avondale 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).

Solar Data & Statistics for Avondale

Sunrise / Sunset in Avondale

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 13, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:30 pm
    • Sunset: 2:40 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:35 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:10
Solar Energy Statistics for Avondale

Best Months for Solar in Avondale

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (7.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.38 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.32 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Avondale

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

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

Solar Power Output in Avondale

The Power of Solar in Avondale, AZ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Avondale, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Avondale

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Cost of Utilities in Avondale

Avondale Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Avondale averaged 12.78 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2020, which was about 4% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in April. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Avondale

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Avondale Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Arizona averaged $13.69 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2020, which was approximately 28% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.68 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Avondale, AZ [5]

Sun Jul 12
102°F
Light Rain
Min: 100°F
Max: 102°F
Light breeze: 4 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 17%
Cloud cover: 1%
Mon Jul 13
104°F
Few Clouds
Min: 91°F
Max: 111°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 18%
Cloud cover: 14%
Tue Jul 14
101°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 86°F
Max: 108°F
Light breeze: 6 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 17%
Cloud cover: 56%
Wed Jul 15
98°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 85°F
Max: 107°F
Calm: 2 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 77%
Thu Jul 16
101°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 89°F
Max: 109°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 53%
Fri Jul 17
101°F
Light Rain
Min: 90°F
Max: 107°F
Calm: 2 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 25%
Cloud cover: 29%

More about Avondale

About Avondale

The city of Avondale, AZ in Maricopa County has an approximate population of 76,238. [6]

Avondale Solar Power

Avondale, AZ Solar Energy

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

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