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Solar Energy in Oro Valley, AZ

Solar Energy in Oro Valley

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Solar Panels in Oro Valley

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Oro Valley

The total length of the day in Oro Valley, AZ today (February 23, 2020) will be 11 hours and 20 minutes. [More]

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Oro Valley, AZ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Oro Valley, AZ

Solar Energy Data in Oro Valley, AZ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Oro Valley, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Oro Valley

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

Oro Valley has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 24% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.67 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Oro Valley that are always titled at the latitude of Oro Valley (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.69 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.8 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.67 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 Oro Valley

Solar Radiation Data in Oro Valley, AZ

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Oro Valley.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Oro Valley, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Oro Valley

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Solar Power Comparison: Oro Valley vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Oro Valley

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Oro Valley 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 Oro Valley

Sunrise / Sunset in Oro Valley

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 23, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:56 pm
    • Sunset: 1:17 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:37 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:20
Solar Energy Statistics for Oro Valley

Best Months for Solar in Oro Valley

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (7.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.48 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.24 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Oro Valley

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

However, Oro Valley is in Pima County and Pima County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Oro Valley

The Power of Solar in Oro Valley, AZ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Oro Valley, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Oro Valley

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Cost of Utilities in Oro Valley

Oro Valley Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Oro Valley 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: Oro Valley

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Oro Valley 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 Oro Valley

Solar Energy Contractors in Oro Valley

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Oro Valley

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Oro Valley

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

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Weather Forecast for Oro Valley, AZ [5]

Sun Feb 23
55°F
Light Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 55°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 80%
Mon Feb 24
55°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 42°F
Max: 59°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Feb 25
54°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 44°F
Max: 56°F
High wind, near gale: 32 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 25%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Feb 26
54°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 41°F
Max: 61°F
Calm: 2 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 17%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Feb 27
63°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 68°F
Calm: 2 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 18%
Cloud cover: 75%
Fri Feb 28
67°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 71°F
Calm: 2 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 15%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Oro Valley

About Oro Valley

The town of Oro Valley, AZ in Pima County has an approximate population of 41,011. [6]

Oro Valley Solar Power

Oro Valley, AZ Solar Energy

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

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