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Solar Energy in Black Hawk, CO

Solar Energy in Black Hawk

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Solar Panels in Black Hawk

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Black Hawk

The total length of the day in Black Hawk, CO today (January 19, 2020) will be 09 hours and 47 minutes. [More]

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Black Hawk, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Black Hawk, CO

Solar Energy Data in Black Hawk, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Black Hawk, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Black Hawk

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

Black Hawk has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.45 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 24% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.89 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Black Hawk that are always titled at the latitude of Black Hawk (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.44 kWh/m2/day, or about 22% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.45 kWh/m2/day and approximately 8% less than the average monthly DNI of 5.89 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 Black Hawk

Solar Radiation Data in Black Hawk, CO

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Black Hawk.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Black Hawk, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Black Hawk

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Solar Power Comparison: Black Hawk vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Black Hawk

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Black Hawk 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 Black Hawk

Sunrise / Sunset in Black Hawk

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 19, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 2:19 pm
    • Sunset: 12:06 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:12 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:47
Solar Energy Statistics for Black Hawk

Best Months for Solar in Black Hawk

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: September (5.78 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (6.62 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.45 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Black Hawk

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

However, Black Hawk is in Gilpin County and Gilpin County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Black Hawk

The Power of Solar in Black Hawk, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Black Hawk, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Black Hawk

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Cost of Utilities in Black Hawk

Black Hawk Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Black Hawk averaged 11.98 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2019, which was about 7% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.84¢/kWh in October. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Black Hawk

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Black Hawk Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Colorado averaged $7.41 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2019, which was approximately 41% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.62 per Mcf in October. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Black Hawk

Solar Energy Contractors in Black Hawk

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Black Hawk

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Black Hawk

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

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Weather Forecast for Black Hawk, CO [5]

Sun Jan 19
28°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 16°F
Max: 29°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 27%
Mon Jan 20
35°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 17°F
Max: 37°F
Light breeze: 3 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 75%
Tue Jan 21
32°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 21°F
Max: 32°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Jan 22
29°F
Light Snow
Min: 12°F
Max: 29°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Jan 23
16°F
Light Snow
Min: 9°F
Max: 18°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Jan 24
19°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 6°F
Max: 23°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 56%

More about Black Hawk

About Black Hawk

The city of Black Hawk, CO in Gilpin County has an approximate population of 118. [6]

Black Hawk Solar Power

Black Hawk, CO Solar Energy

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

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