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Solar Energy in Garden City, ID

Solar Energy in Garden City

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Solar Panels in Garden City

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Garden City

The total length of the day in Garden City, ID today (September 25, 2020) will be 11 hours and 58 minutes. [More]

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Garden City, ID Solar Energy

Solar Power in Garden City, ID

Solar Energy Data in Garden City, ID

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Garden City, ID

Solar Radiation Data in Garden City

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

Garden City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.62 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 23% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Garden City that are always titled at the latitude of Garden City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.48 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.62 kWh/m2/day and approximately 9% less than the average monthly DNI of 6 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 Garden City

Solar Radiation Data in Garden City, ID

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Garden City.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Garden City, ID

Solar Radiation Data in Garden City

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Solar Power Comparison: Garden City vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Garden City

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Garden City 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 Garden City

Sunrise / Sunset in Garden City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 25, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:37 pm
    • Sunset: 1:35 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:36 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:58
Solar Energy Statistics for Garden City

Best Months for Solar in Garden City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (7.29 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (9.4 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.85 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Garden City

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

However, Garden City is in Ada County and Ada County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Garden City

The Power of Solar in Garden City, ID

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Garden City, ID

Solar Radiation Data in Garden City

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Cost of Utilities in Garden City

Garden City Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Garden City averaged 10.50 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2020, which was about 21% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in June. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Garden City

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Garden City Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Idaho averaged $8.19 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2020, which was approximately 47% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.37 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Garden City, ID [5]

Fri Sep 25
70°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 49°F
Max: 74°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 99%
Sat Sep 26
63°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 67°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 47%
Sun Sep 27
59°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 48°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 68%
Mon Sep 28
64°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 49°F
Max: 72°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 28%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Sep 29
71°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 79°F
Calm: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 22%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 30
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 84°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Garden City

About Garden City

The city of Garden City, ID in Ada County has an approximate population of 10,972. [6]

Garden City Solar Power

Garden City, ID Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

It takes light about 8 minutes, 19 seconds to travel the 93,000,000 miles from the sun's surface to us on Earth.

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