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Solar Energy in Canon City, CO

Solar Energy in Canon City

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Solar Panels in Canon City

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Canon City

The total length of the day in Canon City, CO today (June 02, 2020) will be 14 hours and 42 minutes. [More]

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Canon City, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Canon City, CO

Solar Energy Data in Canon City, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Canon City, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Canon City

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

Canon City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.94 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 25% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.61 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Canon City that are always titled at the latitude of Canon City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6 kWh/m2/day, or about 21% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.94 kWh/m2/day and approximately 9% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.61 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 Canon City

Solar Radiation Data in Canon City, CO

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Canon City.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Canon City, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Canon City

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Solar Power Comparison: Canon City vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Canon City

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Canon City 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 Canon City

Sunrise / Sunset in Canon City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 02, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:37 am
    • Sunset: 2:20 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:59 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:42
Solar Energy Statistics for Canon City

Best Months for Solar in Canon City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: September (6.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (7.7 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.18 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Canon City

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

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

Solar Power Output in Canon City

The Power of Solar in Canon City, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Canon City, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Canon City

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Cost of Utilities in Canon City

Canon City Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Canon City averaged 12.04 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in March 2020, which was about 8% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.08¢/kWh in March. [3]

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Canon City Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Colorado averaged $6.41 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2020, which was approximately 35% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.86 per Mcf in March. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Canon City, CO [5]

Tue Jun 2
81°F
Light Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 26%
Cloud cover: 90%
Wed Jun 3
84°F
Light Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 87°F
Calm: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 17%
Cloud cover: 14%
Thu Jun 4
85°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 88°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 20%
Cloud cover: 2%
Fri Jun 5
85°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 89°F
Calm: 2 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 20%
Cloud cover: 90%
Sat Jun 6
87°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 89°F
Fresh Breeze: 22 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 29%
Sun Jun 7
82°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 88°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 15%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Canon City

About Canon City

The city of Canon City, CO in Fremont County has an approximate population of 16,400. [6]

Canon City Solar Power

Canon City, CO Solar Energy

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

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