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Solar Energy in Fort Collins, CO

Solar Energy in Fort Collins

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Solar Panels in Fort Collins

Solar panels in Fort Collins that will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Fort Collins

The total length of the day in Fort Collins, CO today (January 25, 2022) will be 9 hours and 54 minutes. [More]

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Fort Collins, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Fort Collins, CO

Solar Energy Data in Fort Collins, CO

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Solar Energy Analysis for Fort Collins, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Collins

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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 Fort Collins

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Collins, CO

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Solar Radiation Analysis for Fort Collins, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Collins

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Solar Power Comparison: Fort Collins vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Fort Collins

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Solar Power: Fort Collins vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Fort Collins solar radiation levels compare to average levels in a city with historcially high levels (NV) and a city with historically low levels (WA). [1]

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Solar Data & Statistics for Fort Collins

Sunrise / Sunset in Fort Collins

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 25, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:15 am
    • Sunset: 5:09 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:54
Solar Energy Statistics for Fort Collins

Best Months for Solar in Fort Collins

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Solar Panel Installs in Fort Collins

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Solar Power Output in Fort Collins

The Power of Solar in Fort Collins, CO

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

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Solar Output Analysis for Fort Collins, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Collins

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Cost of Utilities in Fort Collins

Fort Collins Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Fort Collins averaged 13.79 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2021, which was about 2% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.11¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Fort Collins Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Colorado averaged $12.25 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2021, which was approximately 30% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.48 per Mcf in October. [4]

Weather Forecast for Fort Collins, CO [5]

Tue Jan 25
29°F
Snow
Min: 19°F
Max: 30°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Jan 26
32°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 16°F
Max: 36°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 9%
Thu Jan 27
29°F
Light Snow
Min: 20°F
Max: 32°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Jan 28
38°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 20°F
Max: 44°F
Light breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 2%
Sat Jan 29
46°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 30°F
Max: 49°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 35%
Sun Jan 30
44°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 31°F
Max: 47°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 55%

More about Fort Collins

About Fort Collins

The city of Fort Collins, CO in Larimer County has an approximate population of 143,986. [6]

Fort Collins Solar Power

Fort Collins, CO Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Fort Collins, CO, or for more solar-related resources for Fort Collins, 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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