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Solar Energy in Broomfield, CO

Solar Energy in Broomfield

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Solar Panels in Broomfield

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Broomfield

The total length of the day in Broomfield, CO today (July 11, 2020) will be 14 hours and 47 minutes. [More]

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Broomfield, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Broomfield, CO

Solar Energy Data in Broomfield, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Broomfield, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Broomfield

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

Broomfield has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.55 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 20% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.68 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Broomfield that are always titled at the latitude of Broomfield (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.48 kWh/m2/day, or about 20% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.55 kWh/m2/day and approximately 4% less than the average monthly DNI of 5.68 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 Broomfield

Solar Radiation Data in Broomfield, CO

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Broomfield, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Broomfield

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

Solar Power Levels in Broomfield

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Broomfield

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 11, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:42 am
    • Sunset: 2:29 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:06 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:47
Solar Energy Statistics for Broomfield

Best Months for Solar in Broomfield

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: September (6.15 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.81 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.74 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Broomfield

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

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

Solar Power Output in Broomfield

The Power of Solar in Broomfield, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Broomfield, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Broomfield

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Cost of Utilities in Broomfield

Broomfield Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Broomfield averaged 12.13 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2020, which was about 9% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Broomfield Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Colorado averaged $6.56 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2020, which was approximately 39% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.68 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Broomfield, CO [5]

Sat Jul 11
82°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 63°F
Max: 90°F
Light breeze: 6 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 41%
Sun Jul 12
92°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 67°F
Max: 95°F
Light breeze: 5 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 11%
Cloud cover: 93%
Mon Jul 13
94°F
Light Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 97°F
Light breeze: 4 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 14%
Cloud cover: 30%
Tue Jul 14
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 85°F
Light breeze: 6 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 8%
Wed Jul 15
81°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jul 16
87°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 91°F
Light breeze: 4 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 18%
Cloud cover: 99%

More about Broomfield

About Broomfield

The city of Broomfield, CO in Broomfield County has an approximate population of 55,889. [6]

Broomfield Solar Power

Broomfield, CO Solar Energy

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

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