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Solar Energy in Commerce City, CO

Solar Energy in Commerce City

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Solar Panels in Commerce City

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Commerce City

The total length of the day in Commerce City, CO today (August 12, 2020) will be 13 hours and 48 minutes. [More]

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Commerce City, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Commerce City, CO

Solar Energy Data in Commerce City, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Commerce City, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Commerce City

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

Commerce City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.82 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 21% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.08 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Commerce City that are always titled at the latitude of Commerce City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.83 kWh/m2/day, or about 21% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.82 kWh/m2/day and approximately 4% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.08 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 Commerce City

Solar Radiation Data in Commerce City, CO

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Commerce City, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Commerce City

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

Solar Power Levels in Commerce City

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Commerce City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 12, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:10 pm
    • Sunset: 1:59 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:04 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:48
Solar Energy Statistics for Commerce City

Best Months for Solar in Commerce City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (6.59 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.23 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Commerce City

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

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

Solar Power Output in Commerce City

The Power of Solar in Commerce City, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Commerce City, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Commerce City

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Cost of Utilities in Commerce City

Commerce City Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Commerce City averaged 12.06 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2020, which was about 8% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.14¢/kWh in May. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Commerce City

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Commerce City Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Colorado averaged $8.73 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2020, which was approximately 26% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $11.85 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Commerce City, CO [5]

Wed Aug 12
89°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 64°F
Max: 94°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 13%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Aug 13
92°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 71°F
Max: 96°F
Calm: 2 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 10%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Aug 14
93°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 71°F
Max: 97°F
Calm: 2 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 10%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Aug 15
91°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 69°F
Max: 96°F
Light breeze: 6 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 11%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Aug 16
85°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 91°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 76%
Mon Aug 17
83°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 92°F
Calm: 3 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Commerce City

About Commerce City

The city of Commerce City, CO in Adams County has an approximate population of 45,913. [6]

Commerce City Solar Power

Commerce City, CO Solar Energy

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

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