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Solar Energy in Gila Bend, AZ

Solar Energy in Gila Bend

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Solar Panels in Gila Bend

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Gila Bend

The total length of the day in Gila Bend, AZ today (September 18, 2020) will be 12 hours and 14 minutes. [More]

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Gila Bend, AZ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Gila Bend, AZ

Solar Energy Data in Gila Bend, AZ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Gila Bend, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Gila Bend

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

Gila Bend has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 23% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.54 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Gila Bend that are always titled at the latitude of Gila Bend (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.71 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.8 kWh/m2/day and approximately 11% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.54 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 Gila Bend

Solar Radiation Data in Gila Bend, AZ

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Gila Bend, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Gila Bend

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Solar Power Comparison: Gila Bend vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Gila Bend

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Gila Bend 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 Gila Bend

Sunrise / Sunset in Gila Bend

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 18, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:17 pm
    • Sunset: 1:31 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:24 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:14
Solar Energy Statistics for Gila Bend

Best Months for Solar in Gila Bend

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (7.46 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.32 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.22 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Gila Bend

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

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

Solar Power Output in Gila Bend

The Power of Solar in Gila Bend, AZ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Gila Bend, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Gila Bend

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Cost of Utilities in Gila Bend

Gila Bend Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Gila Bend averaged 12.77 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2020, which was about 4% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in June. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Gila Bend

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Gila Bend Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Arizona averaged $17.70 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2020, which was approximately 15% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.37 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Gila Bend, AZ [5]

Fri Sep 18
97°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 78°F
Max: 105°F
Light breeze: 7 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 13%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Sep 19
99°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 85°F
Max: 103°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 17%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Sep 20
98°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 81°F
Max: 103°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 18%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 21
97°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 84°F
Max: 100°F
Calm: 1 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 62%
Tue Sep 22
95°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 81°F
Max: 100°F
Calm: 3 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 31%
Wed Sep 23
97°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 77°F
Max: 102°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 15%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Gila Bend

About Gila Bend

The town of Gila Bend, AZ in Maricopa County has an approximate population of 1,922. [6]

Gila Bend Solar Power

Gila Bend, AZ Solar Energy

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

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