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Solar Energy in Federal Heights, CO

Solar Energy in Federal Heights

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Solar Panels in Federal Heights

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Federal Heights

The total length of the day in Federal Heights, CO today (April 24, 2019) will be 13 hours and 39 minutes. [More]

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Federal Heights, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Federal Heights, CO

Solar Energy Data in Federal Heights, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Federal Heights, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Federal Heights

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

Federal Heights 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 Federal Heights that are always titled at the latitude of Federal Heights (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 Federal Heights

Solar Radiation Data in Federal Heights, CO

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Federal Heights.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Federal Heights, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Federal Heights

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Solar Power Comparison: Federal Heights vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Federal Heights

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Federal Heights 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 Federal Heights

Sunrise / Sunset in Federal Heights

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 24, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:08 pm
    • Sunset: 1:47 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:58 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:39
Solar Energy Statistics for Federal Heights

Best Months for Solar in Federal Heights

  • 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 Federal Heights

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

However, Federal Heights is in Adams County and Adams County has at least 130 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Federal Heights

The Power of Solar in Federal Heights, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Federal Heights, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Federal Heights

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Cost of Utilities in Federal Heights

Federal Heights Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Federal Heights averaged 11.89 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2019, which was about 5% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.47¢/kWh in January. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Federal Heights

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Federal Heights Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Colorado averaged $7.17 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2019, which was approximately 24% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.43 per Mcf in January. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Federal Heights

Solar Energy Contractors in Federal Heights

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Federal Heights

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Federal Heights

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

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Weather Forecast for Federal Heights, CO [5]

Tue Apr 23
45°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 45°F
Max: 45°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 56%
Wed Apr 24
50°F
Light Rain
Min: 38°F
Max: 53°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 90%
Thu Apr 25
56°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 33°F
Max: 60°F
Light breeze: 1 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 26%
Fri Apr 26
55°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 37°F
Max: 57°F
High wind, near gale: 16 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Apr 27
47°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 51°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 18%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Apr 28
55°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 32°F
Max: 55°F
Severe Gale: 21 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 39%

More about Federal Heights

About Federal Heights

The city of Federal Heights, CO in Adams County has an approximate population of 11,467. [6]

Federal Heights Solar Power

Federal Heights, CO Solar Energy

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

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Solar cells convert sunlight into electricity through a physical process known as the photovoltaic effect.

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