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Solar Energy in Orchard City, CO

Solar Energy in Orchard City

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Solar Panels in Orchard City

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Orchard City

The total length of the day in Orchard City, CO today (November 15, 2019) will be 10 hours and 03 minutes. [More]

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Orchard City, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Orchard City, CO

Solar Energy Data in Orchard City, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Orchard City, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Orchard City

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

Orchard City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.98 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 23% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.45 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Orchard City that are always titled at the latitude of Orchard City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.9 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.98 kWh/m2/day and approximately 9% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.45 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 Orchard City

Solar Radiation Data in Orchard City, CO

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Orchard City, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Orchard City

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Solar Power Comparison: Orchard City vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Orchard City

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Orchard City 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 Orchard City

Sunrise / Sunset in Orchard City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 15, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:54 pm
    • Sunset: 11:58 pm
    • Solar Noon: 6:56 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:03
Solar Energy Statistics for Orchard City

Best Months for Solar in Orchard City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: June (6.79 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (8.77 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.74 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Orchard City

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

However, Orchard City is in Delta County and Delta County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Orchard City

The Power of Solar in Orchard City, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Orchard City, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Orchard City

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Cost of Utilities in Orchard City

Orchard City Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Orchard City averaged 12.70 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2019, which was about 5% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.30¢/kWh in August. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Orchard City

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Orchard City Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Colorado averaged $14.01 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2019, which was approximately 25% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $18.58 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Orchard City

Solar Energy Contractors in Orchard City

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Orchard City

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Orchard City

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

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Weather Forecast for Orchard City, CO [5]

Fri Nov 15
46°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 33°F
Max: 48°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 26%
Cloud cover: 96%
Sat Nov 16
46°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 30°F
Max: 47°F
Light breeze: 5 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 60%
Sun Nov 17
41°F
Few Clouds
Min: 26°F
Max: 44°F
Calm: 2 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 13%
Mon Nov 18
45°F
Few Clouds
Min: 29°F
Max: 46°F
Calm: 2 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 17%
Tue Nov 19
45°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 31°F
Max: 48°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 10%
Wed Nov 20
41°F
Snow
Min: 31°F
Max: 41°F
Light breeze: 6 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Orchard City

About Orchard City

The town of Orchard City, CO in Delta County has an approximate population of 3,119. [6]

Orchard City Solar Power

Orchard City, CO Solar Energy

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

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