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Solar Energy in Oak Creek, CO

Solar Energy in Oak Creek

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Solar Panels in Oak Creek

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Oak Creek

The total length of the day in Oak Creek, CO today (July 22, 2019) will be 14 hours and 32 minutes. [More]

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Oak Creek, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Oak Creek, CO

Solar Energy Data in Oak Creek, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Oak Creek, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Oak Creek

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

Oak Creek has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.37 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 19% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.38 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Oak Creek that are always titled at the latitude of Oak Creek (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.03 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.37 kWh/m2/day and approximately 7% less than the average monthly DNI of 5.38 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 Oak Creek

Solar Radiation Data in Oak Creek, CO

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Oak Creek.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Oak Creek, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Oak Creek

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Solar Power Comparison: Oak Creek vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Oak Creek

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Oak Creek 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 Oak Creek

Sunrise / Sunset in Oak Creek

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 22, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:57 am
    • Sunset: 2:30 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:14 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:32
Solar Energy Statistics for Oak Creek

Best Months for Solar in Oak Creek

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: June (6.28 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (8.12 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.21 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Oak Creek

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

However, Oak Creek is in Routt County and Routt County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Oak Creek

The Power of Solar in Oak Creek, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Oak Creek, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Oak Creek

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Cost of Utilities in Oak Creek

Oak Creek Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Oak Creek 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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Oak Creek 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 Oak Creek

Solar Energy Contractors in Oak Creek

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Oak Creek

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Oak Creek

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

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Weather Forecast for Oak Creek, CO [5]

Mon Jul 22
61°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 61°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 60%
Tue Jul 23
77°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 50°F
Max: 85°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jul 24
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 83°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 74%
Thu Jul 25
76°F
Few Clouds
Min: 50°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 11%
Fri Jul 26
81°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 50°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 22%
Cloud cover: 51%
Sat Jul 27
74°F
Light Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 78°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Oak Creek

About Oak Creek

The town of Oak Creek, CO in Routt County has an approximate population of 884. [6]

Oak Creek Solar Power

Oak Creek, CO Solar Energy

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

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