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Solar Energy in Mancos, CO

Solar Energy in Mancos

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Solar Panels in Mancos

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Mancos

The total length of the day in Mancos, CO today (May 15, 2021) will be 14 hours and 12 minutes. [More]

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Mancos, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Mancos, CO

Solar Energy Data in Mancos, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Mancos, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Mancos

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

Mancos has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.11 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 26% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.95 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Mancos that are always titled at the latitude of Mancos (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.01 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.11 kWh/m2/day and approximately 14% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.95 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 Mancos

Solar Radiation Data in Mancos, CO

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Mancos, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Mancos

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

Solar Power Levels in Mancos

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Mancos

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 15, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:03 pm
    • Sunset: 2:15 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:09 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:12
Solar Energy Statistics for Mancos

Best Months for Solar in Mancos

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: June (6.94 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.97 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Mancos

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

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

Solar Power Output in Mancos

The Power of Solar in Mancos, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Mancos, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Mancos

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Cost of Utilities in Mancos

Mancos Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Mancos 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]

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Mancos 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 Mancos, CO [5]

Sat May 15
70°F
Light Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 71°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun May 16
68°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 46°F
Max: 69°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon May 17
62°F
Few Clouds
Min: 45°F
Max: 65°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 23%
Cloud cover: 13%
Tue May 18
56°F
Light Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 56°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed May 19
62°F
Light Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 65°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 87%
Thu May 20
53°F
Light Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 63°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 98%

More about Mancos

About Mancos

The town of Mancos, CO in Montezuma County has an approximate population of 1,336. [6]

Mancos Solar Power

Mancos, CO Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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