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Solar Energy in Paradise Valley, AZ

Solar Energy in Paradise Valley

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Solar Panels in Paradise Valley

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Paradise Valley

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

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Paradise Valley, AZ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Paradise Valley, AZ

Solar Energy Data in Paradise Valley, AZ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Paradise Valley, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Paradise Valley

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

Paradise Valley has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.77 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 22% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.36 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Paradise Valley that are always titled at the latitude of Paradise Valley (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.66 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.77 kWh/m2/day and approximately 10% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.36 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 Paradise Valley

Solar Radiation Data in Paradise Valley, AZ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Paradise Valley, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Paradise Valley

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

Solar Power Levels in Paradise Valley

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Paradise Valley

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 18, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:14 pm
    • Sunset: 1:28 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:21 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:14
Solar Energy Statistics for Paradise Valley

Best Months for Solar in Paradise Valley

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (7.44 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.31 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.35 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Paradise Valley

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

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

Solar Power Output in Paradise Valley

The Power of Solar in Paradise Valley, AZ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Paradise Valley, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Paradise Valley

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Cost of Utilities in Paradise Valley

Paradise Valley Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Paradise Valley 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: Paradise Valley

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Paradise Valley 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 Paradise Valley, AZ [5]

Fri Sep 18
95°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 80°F
Max: 102°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 15%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Sep 19
95°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 88°F
Max: 100°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 18%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Sep 20
95°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 87°F
Max: 100°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 15%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 21
93°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 87°F
Max: 98°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 18%
Cloud cover: 71%
Tue Sep 22
93°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 88°F
Max: 97°F
Calm: 2 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 52%
Wed Sep 23
94°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 86°F
Max: 100°F
Calm: 1 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 18%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Paradise Valley

About Paradise Valley

The town of Paradise Valley, AZ in Maricopa County has an approximate population of 12,820. [6]

Paradise Valley Solar Power

Paradise Valley, AZ Solar Energy

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

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