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Solar Energy in Salida, CO

Solar Energy in Salida

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Solar Panels in Salida

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Salida

The total length of the day in Salida, CO today (May 18, 2021) will be 14 hours and 23 minutes. [More]

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Salida, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Salida, CO

Solar Energy Data in Salida, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Salida, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Salida

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

Salida has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 29% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.02 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Salida that are always titled at the latitude of Salida (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.09 kWh/m2/day, or about 22% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.02 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 Salida

Solar Radiation Data in Salida, CO

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Salida, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Salida

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

Solar Power Levels in Salida

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Salida

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 18, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:48 am
    • Sunset: 2:12 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:00 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:23
Solar Energy Statistics for Salida

Best Months for Solar in Salida

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (6.62 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (8.34 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.27 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Salida

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

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

Solar Power Output in Salida

The Power of Solar in Salida, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Salida, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Salida

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Cost of Utilities in Salida

Salida Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Salida 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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Salida 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 Salida, CO [5]

Tue May 18
48°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 53°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed May 19
66°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 42°F
Max: 67°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu May 20
67°F
Light Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 71°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 2%
Fri May 21
59°F
Light Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 64°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 96%
Sat May 22
67°F
Light Rain
Min: 45°F
Max: 67°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 21%
Sun May 23
64°F
Light Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 64°F
Fresh Breeze: 22 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 25%
Cloud cover: 40%

More about Salida

About Salida

The city of Salida, CO in Chaffee County has an approximate population of 5,236. [6]

Salida Solar Power

Salida, CO Solar Energy

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

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