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Solar Energy in Sanford, CO

Solar Energy in Sanford

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Solar Panels in Sanford

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Sanford

The total length of the day in Sanford, CO today (December 11, 2019) will be 09 hours and 38 minutes. [More]

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Sanford, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Sanford, CO

Solar Energy Data in Sanford, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Sanford, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Sanford

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

Sanford has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.33 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 30% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.59 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Sanford that are always titled at the latitude of Sanford (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.39 kWh/m2/day, or about 20% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.33 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.59 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 Sanford

Solar Radiation Data in Sanford, CO

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Sanford, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Sanford

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

Solar Power Levels in Sanford

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Sanford

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 11, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 2:08 pm
    • Sunset: 11:46 pm
    • Solar Noon: 6:57 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:38
Solar Energy Statistics for Sanford

Best Months for Solar in Sanford

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (6.98 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.35 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.76 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Sanford

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

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

Solar Power Output in Sanford

The Power of Solar in Sanford, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Sanford, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Sanford

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Cost of Utilities in Sanford

Sanford Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Sanford averaged 12.91 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2019, which was about 2% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.17¢/kWh in September. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Sanford

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Sanford Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Colorado averaged $12.75 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2019, which was approximately 28% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.81 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Sanford

Solar Energy Contractors in Sanford

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Sanford

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Sanford

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

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Weather Forecast for Sanford, CO [5]

Wed Dec 11
17°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 16°F
Max: 17°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 73%
Thu Dec 12
28°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 15°F
Max: 33°F
Calm: 1 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 39%
Fri Dec 13
32°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 21°F
Max: 34°F
Calm: 2 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Dec 14
27°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 19°F
Max: 35°F
Calm: 1 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 99%
Sun Dec 15
36°F
Light Snow
Min: 19°F
Max: 36°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 35%
Mon Dec 16
17°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 10°F
Max: 21°F
Light breeze: 3 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 40%

More about Sanford

About Sanford

The town of Sanford, CO in Conejos County has an approximate population of 879. [6]

Sanford Solar Power

Sanford, CO Solar Energy

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

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