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Solar Energy in Pagosa Springs, CO

Solar Energy in Pagosa Springs

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Solar Panels in Pagosa Springs

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Pagosa Springs

The total length of the day in Pagosa Springs, CO today (May 18, 2021) will be 14 hours and 16 minutes. [More]

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Pagosa Springs, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Pagosa Springs, CO

Solar Energy Data in Pagosa Springs, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Pagosa Springs, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Pagosa Springs

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

Pagosa Springs has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.1 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 27% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.96 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Pagosa Springs that are always titled at the latitude of Pagosa Springs (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.02 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.1 kWh/m2/day and approximately 14% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.96 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 Pagosa Springs

Solar Radiation Data in Pagosa Springs, CO

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Pagosa Springs, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Pagosa Springs

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

Solar Power Levels in Pagosa Springs

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Pagosa Springs

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 18, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:56 am
    • Sunset: 2:12 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:04 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:16
Solar Energy Statistics for Pagosa Springs

Best Months for Solar in Pagosa Springs

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: June (6.82 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.28 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.84 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Pagosa Springs

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

However, Pagosa Springs is in Archuleta County and Archuleta County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Pagosa Springs

The Power of Solar in Pagosa Springs, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Pagosa Springs, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Pagosa Springs

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Cost of Utilities in Pagosa Springs

Pagosa Springs Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Pagosa Springs 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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Pagosa Springs 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 Pagosa Springs, CO [5]

Tue May 18
50°F
Light Rain
Min: 42°F
Max: 53°F
Light breeze: 5 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed May 19
68°F
Light Rain
Min: 39°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 99%
Thu May 20
68°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 41°F
Max: 72°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 25%
Cloud cover: 5%
Fri May 21
56°F
Light Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 57°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat May 22
64°F
Light Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 64°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun May 23
65°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 65°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 22%
Cloud cover: 42%

More about Pagosa Springs

About Pagosa Springs

The town of Pagosa Springs, CO in Archuleta County has an approximate population of 1,727. [6]

Pagosa Springs Solar Power

Pagosa Springs, CO Solar Energy

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

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