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Solar Energy in Manitou Springs, CO

Solar Energy in Manitou Springs

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Solar Panels in Manitou Springs

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Manitou Springs

The total length of the day in Manitou Springs, CO today (September 23, 2020) will be 12 hours and 01 minutes. [More]

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Manitou Springs, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Manitou Springs, CO

Solar Energy Data in Manitou Springs, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Manitou Springs, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Manitou Springs

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

Manitou Springs has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.79 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 25% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.38 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Manitou Springs that are always titled at the latitude of Manitou Springs (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.85 kWh/m2/day, or about 22% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.79 kWh/m2/day and approximately 8% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.38 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 Manitou Springs

Solar Radiation Data in Manitou Springs, CO

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Manitou Springs.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Manitou Springs, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Manitou Springs

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Solar Power Comparison: Manitou Springs vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Manitou Springs

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Manitou Springs 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 Manitou Springs

Sunrise / Sunset in Manitou Springs

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 23, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:50 pm
    • Sunset: 12:52 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:51 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:01
Solar Energy Statistics for Manitou Springs

Best Months for Solar in Manitou Springs

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (6.34 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (6.99 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.78 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Manitou Springs

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

However, Manitou Springs is in El Paso County and El Paso County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Manitou Springs

The Power of Solar in Manitou Springs, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Manitou Springs, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Manitou Springs

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Cost of Utilities in Manitou Springs

Manitou Springs Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Manitou Springs averaged 12.96 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2020, which was about 2% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in June. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Manitou Springs

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Manitou Springs Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Colorado averaged $11.41 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2020, which was approximately 26% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.37 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Manitou Springs, CO [5]

Wed Sep 23
72°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 74°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 23%
Cloud cover: 62%
Thu Sep 24
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 4 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 17%
Cloud cover: 9%
Fri Sep 25
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 17%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Sep 26
79°F
Few Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 19%
Sun Sep 27
69°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 49°F
Max: 73°F
Light breeze: 6 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 28%
Cloud cover: 5%
Mon Sep 28
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 79°F
Calm: 1 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Manitou Springs

About Manitou Springs

The city of Manitou Springs, CO in El Paso County has an approximate population of 4,992. [6]

Manitou Springs Solar Power

Manitou Springs, CO Solar Energy

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

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Solar cells convert sunlight into electricity through a physical process known as the photovoltaic effect.

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