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Solar Energy in Palisade, CO

Solar Energy in Palisade

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Solar Panels in Palisade

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Palisade

The total length of the day in Palisade, CO today (July 17, 2019) will be 14 hours and 35 minutes. [More]

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Palisade, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Palisade, CO

Solar Energy Data in Palisade, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Palisade, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Palisade

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

Palisade has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.94 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 22% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.32 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Palisade that are always titled at the latitude of Palisade (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.85 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.94 kWh/m2/day and approximately 7% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.32 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 Palisade

Solar Radiation Data in Palisade, CO

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Palisade, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Palisade

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

Solar Power Levels in Palisade

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Palisade

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 17, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:01 pm
    • Sunset: 2:37 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:19 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:35
Solar Energy Statistics for Palisade

Best Months for Solar in Palisade

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: June (6.74 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (8.51 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.66 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Palisade

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

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

Solar Power Output in Palisade

The Power of Solar in Palisade, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Palisade, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Palisade

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Cost of Utilities in Palisade

Palisade Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Palisade 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]

Solar Power Poll: Palisade

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Palisade 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 Palisade

Solar Energy Contractors in Palisade

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Palisade

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Palisade

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

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Weather Forecast for Palisade, CO [5]

Tue Jul 16
72°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 72°F
Max: 72°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 31%
Wed Jul 17
90°F
Few Clouds
Min: 70°F
Max: 93°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 11%
Cloud cover: 15%
Thu Jul 18
88°F
Few Clouds
Min: 67°F
Max: 92°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 11%
Cloud cover: 14%
Fri Jul 19
89°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 94°F
Strong breeze: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 14%
Cloud cover: 2%
Sat Jul 20
90°F
Few Clouds
Min: 67°F
Max: 92°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 17%
Sun Jul 21
88°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 65°F
Max: 95°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 18%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Palisade

About Palisade

The town of Palisade, CO in Mesa County has an approximate population of 2,692. [6]

Palisade Solar Power

Palisade, CO Solar Energy

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

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