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Solar Energy in Bethune, CO

Solar Energy in Bethune

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Solar Panels in Bethune

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Bethune

The total length of the day in Bethune, CO today (December 14, 2019) will be 09 hours and 25 minutes. [More]

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Bethune, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Bethune, CO

Solar Energy Data in Bethune, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Bethune, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Bethune

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

Bethune has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.88 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 19% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.06 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Bethune that are always titled at the latitude of Bethune (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.82 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.88 kWh/m2/day and approximately 4% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.06 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 Bethune

Solar Radiation Data in Bethune, CO

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Bethune, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Bethune

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

Solar Power Levels in Bethune

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Bethune

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 14, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 2:02 pm
    • Sunset: 11:27 pm
    • Solar Noon: 6:45 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:25
Solar Energy Statistics for Bethune

Best Months for Solar in Bethune

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (6.82 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.97 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.42 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Bethune

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

However, Bethune is in Kit Carson County and Kit Carson County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Bethune

The Power of Solar in Bethune, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Bethune, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Bethune

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Cost of Utilities in Bethune

Bethune Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Bethune averaged 12.91 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2019, which was about 2% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.17¢/kWh in September. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Bethune

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Bethune Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Colorado averaged $12.75 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2019, which was approximately 28% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.81 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Bethune

Solar Energy Contractors in Bethune

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Bethune, CO.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Bethune

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Bethune, CO.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Bethune

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Bethune, CO.

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Weather Forecast for Bethune, CO [5]

Sat Dec 14
26°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 25°F
Max: 26°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 84%
Sun Dec 15
34°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 26°F
Max: 35°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Dec 16
34°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 25°F
Max: 35°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 73%
Tue Dec 17
36°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 25°F
Max: 40°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 17%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 18
47°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 33°F
Max: 48°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Dec 19
42°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 31°F
Max: 42°F
: 23 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Bethune

About Bethune

The town of Bethune, CO in Kit Carson County has an approximate population of 237. [6]

Bethune Solar Power

Bethune, CO Solar Energy

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

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