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Solar Energy in La Jara, CO

Solar Energy in La Jara

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Solar Panels in La Jara

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

Sunrise & Sunset in La Jara

The total length of the day in La Jara, CO today (January 22, 2020) will be 10 hours and 04 minutes. [More]

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La Jara, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in La Jara, CO

Solar Energy Data in La Jara, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for La Jara, CO

Solar Radiation Data in La Jara

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

La Jara has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.33 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 30% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.59 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in La Jara that are always titled at the latitude of La Jara (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.39 kWh/m2/day, or about 20% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.33 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.59 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 La Jara

Solar Radiation Data in La Jara, CO

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in La Jara.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for La Jara, CO

Solar Radiation Data in La Jara

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Solar Power Comparison: La Jara vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in La Jara

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average La Jara 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 La Jara

Sunrise / Sunset in La Jara

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 22, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 2:13 pm
    • Sunset: 12:17 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:15 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:04
Solar Energy Statistics for La Jara

Best Months for Solar in La Jara

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (6.98 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.35 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.76 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in La Jara

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

However, La Jara is in Conejos County and Conejos County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in La Jara

The Power of Solar in La Jara, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for La Jara, CO

Solar Radiation Data in La Jara

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Cost of Utilities in La Jara

La Jara Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in La Jara averaged 11.98 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2019, which was about 7% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.84¢/kWh in October. [3]

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La Jara Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Colorado averaged $7.41 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2019, which was approximately 41% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.62 per Mcf in October. [4]

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Solar Businesses in La Jara

Solar Energy Contractors in La Jara

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in La Jara

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in La Jara

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

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Weather Forecast for La Jara, CO [5]

Wed Jan 22
27°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 14°F
Max: 29°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 86%
Thu Jan 23
19°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 8°F
Max: 23°F
Calm: 2 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 35%
Fri Jan 24
18°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 6°F
Max: 23°F
Calm: 1 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 86%
Cloud cover: 5%
Sat Jan 25
19°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 6°F
Max: 24°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Jan 26
16°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 4°F
Max: 21°F
Calm: 2 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 63%
Mon Jan 27
16°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 5°F
Max: 22°F
Calm: 2 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 7%

More about La Jara

About La Jara

The town of La Jara, CO in Conejos County has an approximate population of 818. [6]

La Jara Solar Power

La Jara, CO Solar Energy

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

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