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Solar Energy in Clifton, AZ

Solar Energy in Clifton

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Solar Panels in Clifton

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Clifton

The total length of the day in Clifton, AZ today (August 21, 2019) will be 13 hours and 11 minutes. [More]

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Clifton, AZ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Clifton, AZ

Solar Energy Data in Clifton, AZ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Clifton, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Clifton

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

Clifton has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.77 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 25% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.74 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Clifton that are always titled at the latitude of Clifton (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.68 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.77 kWh/m2/day and approximately 14% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.74 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 Clifton

Solar Radiation Data in Clifton, AZ

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Clifton, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Clifton

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

Solar Power Levels in Clifton

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Clifton

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 21, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:44 pm
    • Sunset: 1:55 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:20 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:11
Solar Energy Statistics for Clifton

Best Months for Solar in Clifton

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (7.52 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.48 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.18 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Clifton

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

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

Solar Power Output in Clifton

The Power of Solar in Clifton, AZ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Clifton, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Clifton

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Cost of Utilities in Clifton

Clifton Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Clifton averaged 13.25 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2019, which was about 1% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.32¢/kWh in May. [3]

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Clifton Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Arizona averaged $16.13 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2019, which was approximately 25% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.86 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Clifton

Solar Energy Contractors in Clifton

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Clifton

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Clifton

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

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Weather Forecast for Clifton, AZ [5]

Tue Aug 20
74°F
Few Clouds
Min: 74°F
Max: 74°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 22%
Wed Aug 21
88°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 72°F
Max: 94°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 26%
Cloud cover: 1%
Thu Aug 22
86°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 72°F
Max: 92°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Aug 23
87°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 92°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 47%
Sat Aug 24
86°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 92°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 9%
Sun Aug 25
86°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 73°F
Max: 92°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Clifton

About Clifton

The town of Clifton, AZ in Greenlee County has an approximate population of 3,311. [6]

Clifton Solar Power

Clifton, AZ Solar Energy

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

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