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Solar Energy in Poncha Springs, CO

Solar Energy in Poncha Springs

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Poncha Springs with an average of 6.68 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Poncha Springs

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Poncha Springs

The total length of the day in Poncha Springs, CO today (August 09, 2022) will be 13 hours and 53 minutes. [More]

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Poncha Springs, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Poncha Springs, CO

Solar Energy Data in Poncha Springs, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Poncha Springs, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Poncha Springs

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

Poncha Springs has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.93 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 28% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.8 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Poncha Springs that are always titled at the latitude of Poncha Springs (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.97 kWh/m2/day, or about 21% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.93 kWh/m2/day and approximately 12% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.8 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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 Poncha Springs

Solar Radiation Data in Poncha Springs, CO

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Poncha Springs, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Poncha Springs

Poncha Springs, CO has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.08 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Poncha Springs is April with an average of 6.68 kWh/m2/day, followed by March at 6.64 kWh/m2/day and May at 6.44 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Poncha Springs (Colorado) are December with an average of 5.33 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.64 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.68 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Poncha Springs

The average monthly solar radiation level in Poncha Springs, CO, of 6.08 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 55% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 8% less than the average level of 6.61 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: Poncha Springs vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Poncha Springs

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 09, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:13 am
    • Sunset: 8:06 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:53
Solar Energy Statistics for Poncha Springs

Best Months for Solar in Poncha Springs

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (6.68 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (6.6 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (8.13 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.19 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Poncha Springs

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Solar Power Output in Poncha Springs

The Power of Solar in Poncha Springs, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Poncha Springs, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Poncha Springs

Poncha Springs (CO) has a average annual solar AC output value of 7044.78 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Poncha Springs is March with an average of 658.1 kWhac, followed by April at 638.17 kWhac and May at 633.09 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Poncha Springs (Colorado) are August with an average of 535.07 kWhac, followed by July with an average of 548.95 kWhac and December at 553.78 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Poncha Springs

Poncha Springs Electricity Costs

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Poncha Springs Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Poncha Springs, CO [5]

Tue Aug 9
84°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 56°F
Max: 84°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 21%
Cloud cover: 32%
Wed Aug 10
82°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 26%
Cloud cover: 5%
Thu Aug 11
82°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 57°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Aug 12
84°F
Light Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 22%
Cloud cover: 14%
Sat Aug 13
84°F
Light Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 23%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Aug 14
82°F
Light Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 82°F
Light breeze: 5 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 26%
Cloud cover: 9%

More about Poncha Springs

About Poncha Springs

The town of Poncha Springs, CO in Chaffee County has an approximate population of 737. [6]

Poncha Springs Solar Power

Poncha Springs, CO Solar Energy

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

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