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Solar Energy in Golden, CO

Solar Energy in Golden

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Solar Panels in Golden

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Golden

The total length of the day in Golden, CO today (May 12, 2021) will be 14 hours and 18 minutes. [More]

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Golden, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Golden, CO

Solar Energy Data in Golden, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Golden, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Golden

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* 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 Golden

Solar Radiation Data in Golden, CO

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Golden, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Golden

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

Solar Power Levels in Golden

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Golden

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 12, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:47 am
    • Sunset: 2:06 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:57 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:18
Solar Energy Statistics for Golden

Best Months for Solar in Golden

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

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Golden

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

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

Solar Power Output in Golden

The Power of Solar in Golden, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Golden, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Golden

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Cost of Utilities in Golden

Golden Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Golden averaged 12.61 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2021, which was about 5% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.34¢/kWh in February. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Golden

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Golden Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Colorado averaged $6.65 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2021, which was approximately 30% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.55 per Mcf in February. [4]

Weather Forecast for Golden, CO [5]

Wed May 12
46°F
Light Rain
Min: 34°F
Max: 53°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 29%
Thu May 13
67°F
Light Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 72°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 20%
Cloud cover: 90%
Fri May 14
64°F
Light Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 68°F
Light breeze: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat May 15
64°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 71°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 24%
Sun May 16
65°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 91%
Mon May 17
61°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 64°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 50%

More about Golden

About Golden

The city of Golden, CO in Jefferson County has an approximate population of 18,867. [6]

Golden Solar Power

Golden, CO Solar Energy

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

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