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Solar Energy in Castle Pines, CO

Solar Energy in Castle Pines

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Solar Panels in Castle Pines

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Castle Pines

The total length of the day in Castle Pines, CO today (September 22, 2020) will be 12 hours and 06 minutes. [More]

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Castle Pines, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Castle Pines, CO

Solar Energy Data in Castle Pines, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Castle Pines, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Castle Pines

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

Castle Pines has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.83 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 22% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.18 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Castle Pines that are always titled at the latitude of Castle Pines (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.82 kWh/m2/day, or about 20% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.83 kWh/m2/day and approximately 6% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.18 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 Castle Pines

Solar Radiation Data in Castle Pines, CO

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Castle Pines.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Castle Pines, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Castle Pines

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Solar Power Comparison: Castle Pines vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Castle Pines

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Castle Pines 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 Castle Pines

Sunrise / Sunset in Castle Pines

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 22, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:48 pm
    • Sunset: 12:55 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:51 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:06
Solar Energy Statistics for Castle Pines

Best Months for Solar in Castle Pines

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (6.5 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (7.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.2 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Castle Pines

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

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

Solar Power Output in Castle Pines

The Power of Solar in Castle Pines, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Castle Pines, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Castle Pines

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Cost of Utilities in Castle Pines

Castle Pines Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Castle Pines 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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Castle Pines 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 Castle Pines, CO [5]

Tue Sep 22
73°F
Light Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 5%
Wed Sep 23
75°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 9%
Thu Sep 24
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 53°F
Max: 83°F
Light breeze: 3 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 1%
Fri Sep 25
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 57°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 15%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Sep 26
72°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 50°F
Max: 76°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 22%
Cloud cover: 93%
Sun Sep 27
74°F
Few Clouds
Min: 49°F
Max: 78°F
Calm: 2 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 20%
Cloud cover: 11%

More about Castle Pines

About Castle Pines

The city of Castle Pines, CO in Douglas County has an approximate population of 3,614. [6]

Castle Pines Solar Power

Castle Pines, CO Solar Energy

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

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