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Solar Energy in Minturn, CO

Solar Energy in Minturn

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Solar Panels in Minturn

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Minturn

The total length of the day in Minturn, CO today (July 20, 2019) will be 14 hours and 34 minutes. [More]

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Minturn, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Minturn, CO

Solar Energy Data in Minturn, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Minturn, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Minturn

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

Minturn has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.12 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 14% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.78 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Minturn that are always titled at the latitude of Minturn (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.67 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.12 kWh/m2/day and approximately 2% less than the average monthly DNI of 4.78 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 Minturn

Solar Radiation Data in Minturn, CO

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Minturn, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Minturn

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

Solar Power Levels in Minturn

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Minturn

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 20, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:55 am
    • Sunset: 2:29 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:12 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:34
Solar Energy Statistics for Minturn

Best Months for Solar in Minturn

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: June (6.14 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (7.77 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.06 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Minturn

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

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

Solar Power Output in Minturn

The Power of Solar in Minturn, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Minturn, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Minturn

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Cost of Utilities in Minturn

Minturn Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Minturn averaged 12.09 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2019, which was about 9% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.26¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Minturn Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Colorado averaged $8.15 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2019, which was approximately 25% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.92 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Minturn

Solar Energy Contractors in Minturn

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Minturn, CO.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Minturn

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Minturn, CO.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Minturn

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Minturn, CO.

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Weather Forecast for Minturn, CO [5]

Fri Jul 19
47°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 47°F
Max: 47°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Jul 20
69°F
Light Rain
Min: 45°F
Max: 69°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 3%
Sun Jul 21
69°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 45°F
Max: 71°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 22%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jul 22
71°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 44°F
Max: 72°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 21%
Cloud cover: 1%
Tue Jul 23
69°F
Few Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 69°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 23%
Wed Jul 24
70°F
Light Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 70°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 48%

More about Minturn

About Minturn

The town of Minturn, CO in Eagle County has an approximate population of 1,027. [6]

Minturn Solar Power

Minturn, CO Solar Energy

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

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