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Solar Energy in Empire, CO

Solar Energy in Empire

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Solar Panels in Empire

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Empire

The total length of the day in Empire, CO today (April 01, 2020) will be 12 hours and 43 minutes. [More]

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Empire, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Empire, CO

Solar Energy Data in Empire, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Empire, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Empire

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

Empire has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.35 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 22% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.55 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Empire that are always titled at the latitude of Empire (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.2 kWh/m2/day, or about 20% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.35 kWh/m2/day and approximately 6% less than the average monthly DNI of 5.55 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 Empire

Solar Radiation Data in Empire, CO

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Empire.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Empire, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Empire

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

Solar Power Levels in Empire

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Empire

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 01, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:44 pm
    • Sunset: 1:27 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:06 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:43
Solar Energy Statistics for Empire

Best Months for Solar in Empire

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: September (5.85 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (7.21 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.72 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Empire

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

However, Empire is in Clear Creek County and Clear Creek County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Empire

The Power of Solar in Empire, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Empire, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Empire

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Historical solar radiation data for Empire is not currently available.

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Cost of Utilities in Empire

Empire Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Empire averaged 11.74 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2020, which was about 8% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.79¢/kWh in January. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Empire

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Empire Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Colorado averaged $6.18 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in December 2019, which was approximately 34% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.38 per Mcf in December. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Empire

Solar Energy Contractors in Empire

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

Our search for solar contractors companies located in Empire produced no matches.

Solar Energy Equipment in Empire

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

Sorry, no local business selling solar equipment were found.

Our search for companies selling solar parts located in Empire produced no matches.

Energy Conservation Consultants in Empire

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

Sorry, no local energy conservation specialists were found.

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Weather Forecast for Empire, CO [5]

Wed Apr 1
64°F
Light Snow
Min: 32°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 18%
Cloud cover: 75%
Thu Apr 2
42°F
Snow
Min: 18°F
Max: 42°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 21%
Cloud cover: 58%
Fri Apr 3
30°F
Snow
Min: 15°F
Max: 31°F
Calm: 2 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 50%
Sat Apr 4
40°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 22°F
Max: 44°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 22%
Cloud cover: 27%
Sun Apr 5
46°F
Few Clouds
Min: 28°F
Max: 48°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 19%
Mon Apr 6
46°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 48°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 17%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Empire

About Empire

The town of Empire, CO in Clear Creek County has an approximate population of 282. [6]

Empire Solar Power

Empire, CO Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

The solar energy that strikes the Earth in one hour could provide all of the Earth's energy needs for a complete year.

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