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Solar Energy in Castle Rock, CO

Solar Energy in Castle Rock

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Solar Panels in Castle Rock

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Castle Rock

The total length of the day in Castle Rock, CO today (May 28, 2020) will be 14 hours and 42 minutes. [More]

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Castle Rock, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Castle Rock, CO

Solar Energy Data in Castle Rock, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Castle Rock, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Castle Rock

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

Castle Rock has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.81 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 22% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.16 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Castle Rock that are always titled at the latitude of Castle Rock (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.8 kWh/m2/day, or about 21% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.81 kWh/m2/day and approximately 6% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.16 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 Rock

Solar Radiation Data in Castle Rock, CO

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Castle Rock, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Castle Rock

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

Solar Power Levels in Castle Rock

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Castle Rock

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 28, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:35 am
    • Sunset: 2:18 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:56 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:42
Solar Energy Statistics for Castle Rock

Best Months for Solar in Castle Rock

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: September (6.44 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (7.42 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.13 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Castle Rock

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

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

Solar Power Output in Castle Rock

The Power of Solar in Castle Rock, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Castle Rock, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Castle Rock

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Cost of Utilities in Castle Rock

Castle Rock Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Castle Rock averaged 11.89 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2020, which was about 7% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.85¢/kWh in February. [3]

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Castle Rock Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Colorado averaged $5.78 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2020, which was approximately 38% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.26 per Mcf in February. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Castle Rock, CO [5]

Thu May 28
68°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 68°F
Light breeze: 5 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 27%
Fri May 29
79°F
Light Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 79°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 26%
Cloud cover: 1%
Sat May 30
76°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 82%
Sun May 31
80°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 80°F
Calm: 3 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 79%
Mon Jun 1
83°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 84°F
Calm: 2 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 21%
Cloud cover: 72%
Tue Jun 2
78°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 7 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 68%

More about Castle Rock

About Castle Rock

The town of Castle Rock, CO in Douglas County has an approximate population of 48,231. [6]

Castle Rock Solar Power

Castle Rock, CO Solar Energy

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

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