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Solar Energy in Parker, CO

Solar Energy in Parker

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Solar Panels in Parker

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Parker

The total length of the day in Parker, CO today (June 03, 2020) will be 14 hours and 49 minutes. [More]

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Parker, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Parker, CO

Solar Energy Data in Parker, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Parker, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Parker

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

Parker has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.86 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 22% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.23 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Parker that are always titled at the latitude of Parker (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.87 kWh/m2/day, or about 21% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.86 kWh/m2/day and approximately 6% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.23 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 Parker

Solar Radiation Data in Parker, CO

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Parker, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Parker

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

Solar Power Levels in Parker

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Parker

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 03, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:32 am
    • Sunset: 2:22 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:57 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:49
Solar Energy Statistics for Parker

Best Months for Solar in Parker

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: September (6.59 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (7.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.25 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Parker

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

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

Solar Power Output in Parker

The Power of Solar in Parker, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Parker, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Parker

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Cost of Utilities in Parker

Parker Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Parker averaged 12.04 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in March 2020, which was about 8% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.08¢/kWh in March. [3]

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Parker Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Colorado averaged $6.41 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2020, which was approximately 35% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.86 per Mcf in March. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Parker, CO [5]

Wed Jun 3
86°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 86°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 14%
Cloud cover: 40%
Thu Jun 4
81°F
Light Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 81°F
Calm: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 20%
Cloud cover: 7%
Fri Jun 5
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 86°F
Light breeze: 6 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 28%
Cloud cover: 17%
Sat Jun 6
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 84°F
Strong breeze: 25 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Jun 7
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 84°F
Fresh Breeze: 20 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jun 8
71°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 49°F
Max: 73°F
Fresh Breeze: 23 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Parker

About Parker

The town of Parker, CO in Douglas County has an approximate population of 45,297. [6]

Parker Solar Power

Parker, CO Solar Energy

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

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