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Solar Energy in Colfax, CA

Solar Energy in Colfax

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Solar Panels in Colfax

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Colfax

The total length of the day in Colfax, CA today (April 22, 2019) will be 13 hours and 32 minutes. [More]

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Colfax, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Colfax, CA

Solar Energy Data in Colfax, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Colfax, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Colfax

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

Colfax has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.03 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 18% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.15 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Colfax that are always titled at the latitude of Colfax (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.79 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.03 kWh/m2/day and approximately 6% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.15 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 Colfax

Solar Radiation Data in Colfax, CA

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Colfax, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Colfax

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

Solar Power Levels in Colfax

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Colfax

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 22, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:16 pm
    • Sunset: 2:48 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:02 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:32
Solar Energy Statistics for Colfax

Best Months for Solar in Colfax

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (7.54 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (9.46 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (8.15 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Colfax

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the city of Colfax, CA at this current time.

However, Colfax is in Placer County and Placer County has at least 14,631 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Colfax

The Power of Solar in Colfax, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Colfax, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Colfax

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Cost of Utilities in Colfax

Colfax Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Colfax averaged 18.32 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2019, which was about 47% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.47¢/kWh in January. [3]

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Colfax Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $13.87 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2019, which was approximately 47% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.43 per Mcf in January. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Colfax

Solar Energy Contractors in Colfax

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Colfax, CA.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Colfax

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Colfax, CA.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Colfax

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Colfax, CA.

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Weather Forecast for Colfax, CA [5]

Mon Apr 22
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 78°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Apr 23
78°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 60°F
Max: 78°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 73%
Wed Apr 24
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Apr 25
82°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 82°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 97%
Fri Apr 26
79°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 79°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 97%
Sat Apr 27
79°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 56°F
Max: 79°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 62%

More about Colfax

About Colfax

The city of Colfax, CA in Placer County has an approximate population of 1,963. [6]

Colfax Solar Power

Colfax, CA Solar Energy

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

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