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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 (June 06, 2020) will be 14 hours and 49 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

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

* 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 June 06, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:37 pm
    • Sunset: 3:27 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:02 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:49
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 0 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 20.49 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in March 2020, which was about 57% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.08¢/kWh in March. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Colfax

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Colfax Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $13.69 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2020, which was approximately 39% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.86 per Mcf in March. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Colfax, CA [5]

Sat Jun 6
66°F
Light Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 66°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 20%
Sun Jun 7
60°F
Few Clouds
Min: 43°F
Max: 61°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 12%
Mon Jun 8
71°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 71°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 25%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Jun 9
77°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 23%
Cloud cover: 30%
Wed Jun 10
80°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 80°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 28%
Cloud cover: 79%
Thu Jun 11
82°F
Few Clouds
Min: 59°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 22%

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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