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Solar Energy in Louisville, CO

Solar Energy in Louisville

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Solar Panels in Louisville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Louisville

The total length of the day in Louisville, CO today (August 03, 2020) will be 14 hours and 09 minutes. [More]

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Louisville, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Louisville, CO

Solar Energy Data in Louisville, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Louisville, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Louisville

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

Louisville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.46 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 20% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.55 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Louisville that are always titled at the latitude of Louisville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.36 kWh/m2/day, or about 20% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.46 kWh/m2/day and approximately 3% less than the average monthly DNI of 5.55 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 Louisville

Solar Radiation Data in Louisville, CO

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Louisville, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Louisville

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

Solar Power Levels in Louisville

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Louisville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 03, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:02 pm
    • Sunset: 2:11 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:06 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:09
Solar Energy Statistics for Louisville

Best Months for Solar in Louisville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: September (6.03 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (6.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.56 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Louisville

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

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

Solar Power Output in Louisville

The Power of Solar in Louisville, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Louisville, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Louisville

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Historical solar radiation data for Louisville is not currently available.

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Cost of Utilities in Louisville

Louisville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Louisville averaged 12.06 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2020, which was about 8% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.14¢/kWh in May. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Louisville

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Louisville Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Colorado averaged $6.56 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2020, which was approximately 45% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $11.85 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Louisville, CO [5]

Mon Aug 3
79°F
Light Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 86°F
Light breeze: 6 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 23%
Tue Aug 4
82°F
Light Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Aug 5
80°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 62°F
Max: 89°F
Light breeze: 3 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 28%
Thu Aug 6
89°F
Light Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 91°F
Light breeze: 5 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 18%
Cloud cover: 9%
Fri Aug 7
91°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 93°F
Light breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 12%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Aug 8
91°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 66°F
Max: 94°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 11%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Louisville

About Louisville

The city of Louisville, CO in Boulder County has an approximate population of 18,376. [6]

Louisville Solar Power

Louisville, CO Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Solar power is renewable, does not produce any pollutants and is one of the cleanest source of energy.

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