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Solar Energy in Walsenburg, CO

Solar Energy in Walsenburg

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Solar Panels in Walsenburg

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Walsenburg

The total length of the day in Walsenburg, CO today (September 28, 2021) will be 11 hours and 56 minutes. [More]

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Walsenburg, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Walsenburg, CO

Solar Energy Data in Walsenburg, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Walsenburg, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Walsenburg

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

Walsenburg has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.14 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 25% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.86 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Walsenburg that are always titled at the latitude of Walsenburg (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.15 kWh/m2/day, or about 20% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.14 kWh/m2/day and approximately 10% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.86 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 Walsenburg

Solar Radiation Data in Walsenburg, CO

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Walsenburg, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Walsenburg

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

Solar Power Levels in Walsenburg

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Walsenburg

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 28, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:51 pm
    • Sunset: 12:47 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:49 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:56
Solar Energy Statistics for Walsenburg

Best Months for Solar in Walsenburg

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: September (6.73 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (8.14 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.49 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Walsenburg

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

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

Solar Power Output in Walsenburg

The Power of Solar in Walsenburg, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Walsenburg, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Walsenburg

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Cost of Utilities in Walsenburg

Walsenburg Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Walsenburg averaged 13.44 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2021, which was about 3% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.90¢/kWh in July. [3]

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Walsenburg Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Colorado averaged $12.44 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2021, which was approximately 30% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.76 per Mcf in June. [4]

Weather Forecast for Walsenburg, CO [5]

Tue Sep 28
66°F
Light Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 73°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 71%
Wed Sep 29
69°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 71°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 4%
Thu Sep 30
51°F
Light Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 53°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Oct 1
60°F
Few Clouds
Min: 45°F
Max: 65°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 16%
Sat Oct 2
66°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 49°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 4%
Sun Oct 3
70°F
Light Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 73°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 26%
Cloud cover: 97%

More about Walsenburg

About Walsenburg

The city of Walsenburg, CO in Huerfano County has an approximate population of 3,068. [6]

Walsenburg Solar Power

Walsenburg, CO Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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