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Solar Energy in Louisville, CO

Solar Energy in Louisville

The month of September has the highest historical solar radition values in Louisville with an average of 6.34 kWh/m2/day. [More]

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 (June 26, 2022) will be 15 hours and 0 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]

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

Louisville, CO has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.59 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Louisville is September with an average of 6.34 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 6.19 kWh/m2/day and April at 6.09 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Louisville (Colorado) are December with an average of 4.31 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.67 kWh/m2/day and November at 5 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Louisville

The average monthly solar radiation level in Louisville, CO, of 5.59 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 42% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 15% less than the average level of 6.61 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: Louisville 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 June 26, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:33 am
    • Sunset: 8:33 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:0
Solar Energy Statistics for Louisville

Best Months for Solar in Louisville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation September (6.34 kWh/m2/day)
    • 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

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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

Louisville (CO) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6282.68 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Louisville is March with an average of 577.94 kWhac, followed by April at 574.83 kWhac and September at 562.48 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Louisville (Colorado) are December with an average of 434.55 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 466.79 kWhac and February at 473.8 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Louisville

Louisville Electricity Costs

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Louisville Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Louisville, CO [5]

Sun Jun 26
67°F
Light Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Jun 27
83°F
Light Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 20%
Cloud cover: 4%
Tue Jun 28
87°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 92°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 1%
Wed Jun 29
93°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 93°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 14%
Cloud cover: 37%
Thu Jun 30
85°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 85°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 25%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Jul 1
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 80°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 28%

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?

About half of the sun's energy is absorbed by the Earth's surface; about 30 percent is reflected back from the surface.

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