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Solar Energy in Buckeye, AZ

Solar Energy in Buckeye

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Solar Panels in Buckeye

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Buckeye

The total length of the day in Buckeye, AZ today (June 01, 2020) will be 14 hours and 14 minutes. [More]

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Buckeye, AZ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Buckeye, AZ

Solar Energy Data in Buckeye, AZ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Buckeye, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Buckeye

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

Buckeye has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.78 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 23% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.49 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Buckeye that are always titled at the latitude of Buckeye (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.68 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.78 kWh/m2/day and approximately 11% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.49 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 Buckeye

Solar Radiation Data in Buckeye, AZ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Buckeye, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Buckeye

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

Solar Power Levels in Buckeye

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Buckeye

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 01, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:21 pm
    • Sunset: 2:35 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:28 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:14
Solar Energy Statistics for Buckeye

Best Months for Solar in Buckeye

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (7.44 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.35 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.26 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Buckeye

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

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

Solar Power Output in Buckeye

The Power of Solar in Buckeye, AZ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Buckeye, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Buckeye

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Cost of Utilities in Buckeye

Buckeye Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Buckeye averaged 12.16 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in March 2020, which was about 7% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.08¢/kWh in March. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Buckeye

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Buckeye Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Arizona averaged $11.12 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2020, which was approximately 13% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.86 per Mcf in February. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Buckeye, AZ [5]

Mon Jun 1
91°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 84°F
Max: 103°F
Calm: 3 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 15%
Cloud cover: 2%
Tue Jun 2
97°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 76°F
Max: 106°F
Calm: 1 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 70%
Wed Jun 3
101°F
Few Clouds
Min: 79°F
Max: 109°F
Calm: 1 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 12%
Cloud cover: 12%
Thu Jun 4
103°F
Few Clouds
Min: 79°F
Max: 108°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 10%
Cloud cover: 23%
Fri Jun 5
98°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 74°F
Max: 98°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 9%
Cloud cover: 44%
Sat Jun 6
90°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 99°F
Light breeze: 5 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 15%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Buckeye

About Buckeye

The town of Buckeye, AZ in Maricopa County has an approximate population of 50,876. [6]

Buckeye Solar Power

Buckeye, AZ Solar Energy

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

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