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Solar Energy in Carefree, AZ

Solar Energy in Carefree

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Solar Panels in Carefree

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Carefree

The total length of the day in Carefree, AZ today (August 08, 2020) will be 13 hours and 33 minutes. [More]

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Carefree, AZ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Carefree, AZ

Solar Energy Data in Carefree, AZ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Carefree, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Carefree

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

Carefree has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.75 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 25% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.62 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Carefree that are always titled at the latitude of Carefree (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.65 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.75 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.62 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.

Solar Radiation Levels in Carefree

Solar Radiation Data in Carefree, AZ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Carefree, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Carefree

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

Solar Power Levels in Carefree

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Carefree

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 08, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:46 pm
    • Sunset: 2:19 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:33 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:33
Solar Energy Statistics for Carefree

Best Months for Solar in Carefree

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: May (7.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.84 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.44 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Carefree

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

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

Solar Power Output in Carefree

The Power of Solar in Carefree, AZ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Carefree, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Carefree

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Cost of Utilities in Carefree

Carefree Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Carefree averaged 12.99 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2020, which was about 1% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.14¢/kWh in May. [3]

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Carefree Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Arizona averaged $16.68 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2020, which was approximately 41% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $11.85 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Carefree, AZ [5]

Sat Aug 8
101°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 92°F
Max: 101°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Aug 9
99°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 84°F
Max: 103°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 14%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Aug 10
97°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 84°F
Max: 102°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 11%
Cloud cover: 42%
Tue Aug 11
95°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 83°F
Max: 101°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Aug 12
97°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 83°F
Max: 102°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 17%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Aug 13
101°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 87°F
Max: 105°F
Light breeze: 4 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 15%
Cloud cover: 40%

More about Carefree

About Carefree

The town of Carefree, AZ in Maricopa County has an approximate population of 3,363. [6]

Carefree Solar Power

Carefree, AZ Solar Energy

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

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