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Solar Power in 81430 (Placerville, CO)

Solar Energy in 81430

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Solar Panels in 81430

Solar panels in 81430 that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 81430

The total length of the day in 81430 (Placerville, CO) today (April 18, 2019) will be 13 hours and 19 minutes. [More]

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81430 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 81430 (Placerville, CO)

Solar Energy Data for 81430

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 81430.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 81430

Solar Radiation Data in 81430

Based on historical 81430 data, solar panels that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output in 81430. [1]

The region associated with 81430 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.76 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 24% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.24 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 81430 that are always titled at the latitude of Placerville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.55 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.76 kWh/m2/day and approximately 11% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.24 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 81430

Solar Radiation Data in 81430

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 81430

Solar Radiation Data in 81430

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Solar Power Comparison: 81430 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 81430

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Solar Power: 81430 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 81430 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 81430

Sunrise / Sunset in 81430

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 18, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:31 pm
    • Sunset: 1:51 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:11 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:19
Solar Energy Statistics for 81430

Best Months for Solar in 81430

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: June (6.64 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (8.98 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.65 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 81430

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 81430 at this current time.

However, 81430 is in San Miguel County and San Miguel County (CO) has at least 3 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 81430

The Power of Solar in 81430

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 81430. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 81430. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 81430

Solar Radiation Data in 81430

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Solar Businesses in 81430

Solar Energy Contractors in 81430

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near 81430.

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Solar Energy Equipment in 81430

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near 81430.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in 81430

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near 81430.

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Weather Forecast for 81430 [5]

Thu Apr 18
54°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 41°F
Max: 59°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Apr 19
60°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 38°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 23%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Apr 20
65°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 65°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 18%
Cloud cover: 8%
Sun Apr 21
59°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 59°F
Gale: 17 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 1%
Mon Apr 22
50°F
Light Rain
Min: 38°F
Max: 51°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 47%
Tue Apr 23
53°F
Light Rain
Min: 35°F
Max: 55°F
: 7 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 11%

More about 81430

About 81430

The ZIP code 81430 is associated with the city of Placerville in San Miguel County in Colorado.

81430 Solar Power

81430 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 81430, or for more solar-related resources for CO, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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