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Solar Energy in Calhan, CO

Solar Energy in Calhan

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Solar Panels in Calhan

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Calhan

The total length of the day in Calhan, CO today (April 20, 2021) will be 13 hours and 28 minutes. [More]

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Calhan, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Calhan, CO

Solar Energy Data in Calhan, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Calhan, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Calhan

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

Calhan has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.94 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 22% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.33 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Calhan that are always titled at the latitude of Calhan (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.92 kWh/m2/day, or about 20% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.94 kWh/m2/day and approximately 6% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.33 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 Calhan

Solar Radiation Data in Calhan, CO

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Calhan, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Calhan

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

Solar Power Levels in Calhan

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Calhan

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 20, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:11 pm
    • Sunset: 1:40 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:55 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:28
Solar Energy Statistics for Calhan

Best Months for Solar in Calhan

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: September (6.68 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (7.82 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.43 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Calhan

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

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

Solar Power Output in Calhan

The Power of Solar in Calhan, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Calhan, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Calhan

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Cost of Utilities in Calhan

Calhan Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Calhan averaged 12.14 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2021, which was about 4% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.69¢/kWh in January. [3]

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Calhan Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Calhan, CO [5]

Tue Apr 20
24°F
Snow
Min: 9°F
Max: 27°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 7%
Wed Apr 21
29°F
Light Snow
Min: 21°F
Max: 36°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Apr 22
41°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 26°F
Max: 45°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 45%
Fri Apr 23
49°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 35°F
Max: 51°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Apr 24
52°F
Light Rain
Min: 34°F
Max: 59°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 3%
Sun Apr 25
63°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 44°F
Max: 69°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 22%
Cloud cover: 94%

More about Calhan

About Calhan

The town of Calhan, CO in El Paso County has an approximate population of 780. [6]

Calhan Solar Power

Calhan, CO Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

The solar energy that strikes the Earth in one hour could provide all of the Earth's energy needs for a complete year.

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