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Solar Power in Colorado
Solar Energy Levels in Colorado
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Solar Radiation in Colorado
Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Colorado solar radiation levels compare to average levels in an area with historcially high levels (NV) and one with historically low levels (WA). 
→ k/m/d = kWh/m2/day = kilowatt hours per square meter per day.
→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).
→ Colorado values listed here are based on the capital, Denver.
Solar Installs in Colorado
Solar Panel Installations in Colorado
A look at solar installs in Colorado. The chart below visualizes install totals for the top five counties in CO vs. the cumulative install total of rest of CO counties combined.
Breakdown of Solar Installs in Colorado
There are currently at least 2,606 solar panel installations throughout the state of Colorado right now. 
Top Five Solar Install Counties in Colorado
Boulder County: 707 solar installs
Jefferson County: 377 solar installs
Denver County: 319 solar installs
Arapahoe County: 267 solar installs
Mesa County: 202 solar installs
Everywhere Else: 734 solar installs
Note: Install totals presented here are those voluntarily contributed from a variety of sources including solar incentive programs, utilities, installers, and the general public.  Data for some states is thinner than others.
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Cost of Utilities in Colorado
Colorado Electricity Costs
Residential electricity prices in Colorado averaged 11.89 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2019, which was approximately 5% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.47¢/kWh in January. 
Solar Power Poll: Colorado
Vote now: What do you think? Are solar panels & solar power a good choice for residents of the state of Colorado?
Colorado Natural Gas Costs
Residential natural gas prices in Colorado averaged $7.17 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2019, which was about 24% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.43 per Mcf in January. 
More about Colorado
Colorado ranks 22nd among all states in the U.S. with a population of approximately 5,029,196.