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Solar Energy in Bonanza, CO

Solar Energy in Bonanza

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Solar Panels in Bonanza

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Bonanza

The total length of the day in Bonanza, CO today (September 24, 2020) will be 12 hours and 01 minutes. [More]

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Bonanza, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Bonanza, CO

Solar Energy Data in Bonanza, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Bonanza, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Bonanza

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

Bonanza has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.93 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 29% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.91 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Bonanza that are always titled at the latitude of Bonanza (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.94 kWh/m2/day, or about 20% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.93 kWh/m2/day and approximately 14% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.91 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 Bonanza

Solar Radiation Data in Bonanza, CO

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Bonanza, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Bonanza

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

Solar Power Levels in Bonanza

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Bonanza

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 24, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:55 pm
    • Sunset: 12:57 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:56 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:01
Solar Energy Statistics for Bonanza

Best Months for Solar in Bonanza

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (6.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (8.46 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.27 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Bonanza

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

However, Bonanza is in Saguache County and Saguache County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Bonanza

The Power of Solar in Bonanza, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Bonanza, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Bonanza

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Cost of Utilities in Bonanza

Bonanza Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Bonanza averaged 12.96 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2020, which was about 2% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in June. [3]

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Bonanza Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Colorado averaged $11.41 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2020, which was approximately 26% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.37 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Bonanza, CO [5]

Thu Sep 24
69°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 42°F
Max: 70°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 25%
Cloud cover: 1%
Fri Sep 25
67°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 71°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Sep 26
65°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 42°F
Max: 68°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 36%
Sun Sep 27
61°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 40°F
Max: 64°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 28
54°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 29°F
Max: 60°F
Calm: 2 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 99%
Tue Sep 29
61°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 33°F
Max: 64°F
Calm: 2 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Bonanza

About Bonanza

The town of Bonanza, CO in Saguache County has an approximate population of 16. [6]

Bonanza Solar Power

Bonanza, CO Solar Energy

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

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