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Solar Energy in Westminster, CO

Solar Energy in Westminster

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Solar Panels in Westminster

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Westminster

The total length of the day in Westminster, CO today (October 25, 2020) will be 10 hours and 40 minutes. [More]

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Westminster, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Westminster, CO

Solar Energy Data in Westminster, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Westminster, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Westminster

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

Westminster has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.58 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 21% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.78 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Westminster that are always titled at the latitude of Westminster (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.53 kWh/m2/day, or about 21% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.58 kWh/m2/day and approximately 4% less than the average monthly DNI of 5.78 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 Westminster

Solar Radiation Data in Westminster, CO

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Westminster, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Westminster

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

Solar Power Levels in Westminster

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Westminster

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 25, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:23 pm
    • Sunset: 12:04 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:43 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:40
Solar Energy Statistics for Westminster

Best Months for Solar in Westminster

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: September (6.15 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (6.8 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.73 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Westminster

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

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

Solar Power Output in Westminster

The Power of Solar in Westminster, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Westminster, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Westminster

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Historical solar radiation data for Westminster is not currently available.

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Cost of Utilities in Westminster

Westminster Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Westminster averaged 12.84 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2020, which was about 3% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.26¢/kWh in July. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Westminster

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Westminster Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Colorado averaged $13.25 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July 2020, which was approximately 25% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.57 per Mcf in July. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Westminster, CO [5]

Sun Oct 25
16°F
Snow
Min: 10°F
Max: 30°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Oct 26
13°F
Snow
Min: 7°F
Max: 15°F
Light breeze: 4 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Oct 27
33°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 9°F
Max: 37°F
Calm: 3 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Oct 28
44°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 28°F
Max: 49°F
Light breeze: 4 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Oct 29
51°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 37°F
Max: 55°F
Calm: 3 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Oct 30
56°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 40°F
Max: 60°F
Calm: 1 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Westminster

About Westminster

The city of Westminster, CO in Adams County has an approximate population of 106,114. [6]

Westminster Solar Power

Westminster, CO Solar Energy

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

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