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Solar Energy in Benson, AZ

Solar Energy in Benson

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Solar Panels in Benson

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Benson

The total length of the day in Benson, AZ today (November 20, 2019) will be 10 hours and 24 minutes. [More]

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Benson, AZ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Benson, AZ

Solar Energy Data in Benson, AZ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Benson, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Benson

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

Benson has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.79 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 25% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.68 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Benson that are always titled at the latitude of Benson (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.68 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.79 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.68 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 Benson

Solar Radiation Data in Benson, AZ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Benson, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Benson

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

Solar Power Levels in Benson

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Benson 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 Benson

Sunrise / Sunset in Benson

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 20, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:54 pm
    • Sunset: 12:19 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:06 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:24
Solar Energy Statistics for Benson

Best Months for Solar in Benson

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (7.7 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (9.29 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (8.09 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Benson

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

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

Solar Power Output in Benson

The Power of Solar in Benson, AZ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Benson, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Benson

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Cost of Utilities in Benson

Benson Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Benson averaged 12.52 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2019, which was about 6% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.30¢/kWh in August. [3]

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Benson Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Arizona averaged $21.53 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2019, which was approximately 16% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $18.58 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Benson

Solar Energy Contractors in Benson

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Benson, AZ.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Benson

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Benson, AZ.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Benson

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Benson, AZ.

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Weather Forecast for Benson, AZ [5]

Wed Nov 20
54°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 54°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 83%
Thu Nov 21
46°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 51°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 75%
Fri Nov 22
50°F
Light Rain
Min: 40°F
Max: 53°F
Calm: 1 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 17%
Sat Nov 23
53°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 41°F
Max: 58°F
Light breeze: 6 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 60%
Sun Nov 24
57°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 44°F
Max: 62°F
Light breeze: 5 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 95%
Mon Nov 25
59°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 38°F
Max: 59°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 8%

More about Benson

About Benson

The city of Benson, AZ in Cochise County has an approximate population of 5,105. [6]

Benson Solar Power

Benson, AZ Solar Energy

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

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