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Solar Energy in Fountain Hills, AZ

Solar Energy in Fountain Hills

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Solar Panels in Fountain Hills

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Fountain Hills

The total length of the day in Fountain Hills, AZ today (October 24, 2020) will be 11 hours and 01 minutes. [More]

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Fountain Hills, AZ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Fountain Hills, AZ

Solar Energy Data in Fountain Hills, AZ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Fountain Hills, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Fountain Hills

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

Fountain Hills has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.74 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 23% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.47 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Fountain Hills that are always titled at the latitude of Fountain Hills (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.63 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.74 kWh/m2/day and approximately 11% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.47 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 Fountain Hills

Solar Radiation Data in Fountain Hills, AZ

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Fountain Hills.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Fountain Hills, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Fountain Hills

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Solar Power Comparison: Fountain Hills vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Fountain Hills

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Fountain Hills 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 Fountain Hills

Sunrise / Sunset in Fountain Hills

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 24, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:39 pm
    • Sunset: 12:41 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:10 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:01
Solar Energy Statistics for Fountain Hills

Best Months for Solar in Fountain Hills

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: May (7.44 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.61 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.39 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Fountain Hills

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

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

Solar Power Output in Fountain Hills

The Power of Solar in Fountain Hills, AZ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Fountain Hills, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Fountain Hills

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Cost of Utilities in Fountain Hills

Fountain Hills Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Fountain Hills averaged 12.70 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2020, which was about 4% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.26¢/kWh in July. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Fountain Hills

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Fountain Hills Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Arizona averaged $19.19 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July 2020, which was approximately 9% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.57 per Mcf in July. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Fountain Hills, AZ [5]

Sat Oct 24
80°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 67°F
Max: 84°F
Light breeze: 5 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 99%
Sun Oct 25
77°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 66°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 88%
Mon Oct 26
62°F
Light Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 62°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 36%
Tue Oct 27
60°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 68°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Oct 28
63°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 47°F
Max: 70°F
Calm: 1 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 22%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Oct 29
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 79°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 18%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Fountain Hills

About Fountain Hills

The town of Fountain Hills, AZ in Maricopa County has an approximate population of 22,489. [6]

Fountain Hills Solar Power

Fountain Hills, AZ Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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