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Solar Energy in Wheat Ridge, CO

Solar Energy in Wheat Ridge

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Solar Panels in Wheat Ridge

Solar panels in Wheat Ridge that will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Wheat Ridge

The total length of the day in Wheat Ridge, CO today (July 17, 2019) will be 14 hours and 39 minutes. [More]

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Wheat Ridge, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Wheat Ridge, CO

Solar Energy Data in Wheat Ridge, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Wheat Ridge, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Wheat Ridge

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* 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 Wheat Ridge

Solar Radiation Data in Wheat Ridge, CO

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Wheat Ridge.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Wheat Ridge, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Wheat Ridge

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Solar Power Comparison: Wheat Ridge vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Wheat Ridge

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Wheat Ridge 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 Wheat Ridge

Sunrise / Sunset in Wheat Ridge

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 17, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:46 am
    • Sunset: 2:26 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:06 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:39
Solar Energy Statistics for Wheat Ridge

Best Months for Solar in Wheat Ridge

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

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Wheat Ridge

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

However, Wheat Ridge is in Jefferson County and Jefferson County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Wheat Ridge

The Power of Solar in Wheat Ridge, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Wheat Ridge, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Wheat Ridge

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Cost of Utilities in Wheat Ridge

Wheat Ridge Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Wheat Ridge averaged 12.09 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2019, which was about 9% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.26¢/kWh in April. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Wheat Ridge

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Wheat Ridge Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Colorado averaged $8.15 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2019, which was approximately 25% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.92 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Wheat Ridge

Solar Energy Contractors in Wheat Ridge

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Wheat Ridge

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Wheat Ridge

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

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Weather Forecast for Wheat Ridge, CO [5]

Wed Jul 17
91°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 91°F
Gale: 18 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 18%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jul 18
74°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 49°F
Max: 76°F
Gale: 17 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 15%
Cloud cover: 28%
Fri Jul 19
77°F
Few Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 81°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 15%
Cloud cover: 11%
Sat Jul 20
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 55°F
Max: 80°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Jul 21
77°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jul 22
65°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 65°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Wheat Ridge

About Wheat Ridge

The city of Wheat Ridge, CO in Jefferson County has an approximate population of 30,166. [6]

Wheat Ridge Solar Power

Wheat Ridge, CO Solar Energy

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

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