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Solar Energy in Gilbert, AZ

Solar Energy in Gilbert

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Solar Panels in Gilbert

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Gilbert

The total length of the day in Gilbert, AZ today (February 17, 2020) will be 11 hours and 05 minutes. [More]

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Gilbert, AZ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Gilbert, AZ

Solar Energy Data in Gilbert, AZ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Gilbert, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Gilbert

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

Gilbert 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 7.53 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Gilbert that are always titled at the latitude of Gilbert (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.7 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 7.53 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 Gilbert

Solar Radiation Data in Gilbert, AZ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Gilbert, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Gilbert

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

Solar Power Levels in Gilbert

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Gilbert

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 17, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 2:08 pm
    • Sunset: 1:13 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:41 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:05
Solar Energy Statistics for Gilbert

Best Months for Solar in Gilbert

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (7.48 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.36 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Gilbert

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

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

Solar Power Output in Gilbert

The Power of Solar in Gilbert, AZ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Gilbert, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Gilbert

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Cost of Utilities in Gilbert

Gilbert Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Gilbert averaged 12.12 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in November 2019, which was about 7% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.04¢/kWh in November. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Gilbert

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Gilbert Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Arizona averaged $13.69 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in November 2019, which was approximately 45% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.43 per Mcf in November. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Gilbert

Solar Energy Contractors in Gilbert

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Gilbert

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Gilbert

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

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Weather Forecast for Gilbert, AZ [5]

Mon Feb 17
64°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 53°F
Max: 72°F
Calm: 1 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 25%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Feb 18
68°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 72°F
Light breeze: 5 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 26%
Cloud cover: 37%
Wed Feb 19
69°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 74°F
Calm: 1 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 26%
Cloud cover: 2%
Thu Feb 20
69°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 6 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Feb 21
70°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 62°F
Max: 76°F
Light breeze: 5 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Feb 22
58°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 65°F
: 7 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 86%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Gilbert

About Gilbert

The town of Gilbert, AZ in Maricopa County has an approximate population of 208,453. [6]

Gilbert Solar Power

Gilbert, AZ Solar Energy

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

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