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Solar Energy in Dinosaur, CO

Solar Energy in Dinosaur

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Solar Panels in Dinosaur

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Dinosaur

The total length of the day in Dinosaur, CO today (October 20, 2019) will be 10 hours and 53 minutes. [More]

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Dinosaur, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Dinosaur, CO

Solar Energy Data in Dinosaur, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Dinosaur, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Dinosaur

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

Dinosaur has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.87 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 23% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.33 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Dinosaur that are always titled at the latitude of Dinosaur (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.74 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.87 kWh/m2/day and approximately 9% 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 Dinosaur

Solar Radiation Data in Dinosaur, CO

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Dinosaur, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Dinosaur

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

Solar Power Levels in Dinosaur

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Dinosaur

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 20, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:33 pm
    • Sunset: 12:27 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:00 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:53
Solar Energy Statistics for Dinosaur

Best Months for Solar in Dinosaur

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: September (6.83 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (8.71 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.7 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Dinosaur

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

However, Dinosaur is in Moffat County and Moffat County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Dinosaur

The Power of Solar in Dinosaur, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Dinosaur, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Dinosaur

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Cost of Utilities in Dinosaur

Dinosaur Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Dinosaur averaged 12.72 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2019, which was about 4% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.27¢/kWh in July. [3]

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Dinosaur Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Colorado averaged $13.40 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July 2019, which was approximately 25% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.89 per Mcf in July. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Dinosaur

Solar Energy Contractors in Dinosaur

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Dinosaur, CO.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Dinosaur

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Dinosaur, CO.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Dinosaur

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Dinosaur, CO.

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Weather Forecast for Dinosaur, CO [5]

Sun Oct 20
35°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 35°F
Max: 35°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 33%
Mon Oct 21
41°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 29°F
Max: 47°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 48%
Tue Oct 22
45°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 28°F
Max: 53°F
Calm: 2 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 8%
Wed Oct 23
51°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 34°F
Max: 57°F
Light breeze: 6 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 31%
Thu Oct 24
39°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 29°F
Max: 44°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 4%
Fri Oct 25
46°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 29°F
Max: 52°F
Light breeze: 3 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 22%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Dinosaur

About Dinosaur

The town of Dinosaur, CO in Moffat County has an approximate population of 339. [6]

Dinosaur Solar Power

Dinosaur, CO Solar Energy

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

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