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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 15, 2019) will be 12 hours and 22 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 15, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:14 pm
    • Sunset: 1:36 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:25 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:22
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 12.84 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2019, which was about 4% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.34¢/kWh in June. [3]

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Gila Bend Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Arizona averaged $18.19 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2019, which was approximately 16% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.67 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Gila Bend

Solar Energy Contractors in Gila Bend

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Gila Bend

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Gila Bend

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

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Weather Forecast for Gila Bend, AZ [5]

Sat Sep 14
82°F
Light Rain
Min: 82°F
Max: 82°F
Fresh Breeze: 20 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 97%
Sun Sep 15
92°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 80°F
Max: 98°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 16
94°F
Light Rain
Min: 83°F
Max: 100°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 98%
Tue Sep 17
94°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 81°F
Max: 99°F
Light breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 17%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 18
95°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 79°F
Max: 102°F
Light breeze: 4 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 21%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 19
96°F
Light Rain
Min: 85°F
Max: 99°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 80%

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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The solar energy that strikes the Earth in one hour could provide all of the Earth's energy needs for a complete year.

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