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Solar Energy in Lakewood, CO

Solar Energy in Lakewood

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Solar Panels in Lakewood

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Lakewood

The total length of the day in Lakewood, CO today (July 08, 2020) will be 14 hours and 49 minutes. [More]

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Lakewood, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Lakewood, CO

Solar Energy Data in Lakewood, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Lakewood, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Lakewood

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

Lakewood has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.58 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 21% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.81 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Lakewood that are always titled at the latitude of Lakewood (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.55 kWh/m2/day, or about 21% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.58 kWh/m2/day and approximately 4% less than the average monthly DNI of 5.81 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 Lakewood

Solar Radiation Data in Lakewood, CO

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Lakewood, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Lakewood

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

Solar Power Levels in Lakewood

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Lakewood

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 08, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:40 am
    • Sunset: 2:30 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:05 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:49
Solar Energy Statistics for Lakewood

Best Months for Solar in Lakewood

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: September (6.17 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.76 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.67 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Lakewood

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

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

Solar Power Output in Lakewood

The Power of Solar in Lakewood, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Lakewood, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Lakewood

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Cost of Utilities in Lakewood

Lakewood Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Lakewood averaged 12.13 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2020, which was about 9% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in April. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Lakewood

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Lakewood Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Colorado averaged $6.56 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2020, which was approximately 39% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.68 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Lakewood, CO [5]

Wed Jul 8
90°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 68°F
Max: 94°F
Calm: 1 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 10%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jul 9
85°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 68°F
Max: 91°F
Light breeze: 6 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 13%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jul 10
94°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 70°F
Max: 98°F
Light breeze: 3 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 9%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Jul 11
87°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 93°F
Light breeze: 4 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 14%
Cloud cover: 3%
Sun Jul 12
93°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 71°F
Max: 95°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 12%
Cloud cover: 1%
Mon Jul 13
93°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 71°F
Max: 98°F
Light breeze: 4 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 11%
Cloud cover: 1%

More about Lakewood

About Lakewood

The city of Lakewood, CO in Jefferson County has an approximate population of 142,980. [6]

Lakewood Solar Power

Lakewood, CO Solar Energy

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

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