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Solar Energy in Nevada

Solar Panels in Nevada

There are currently at least solar panel installations throughout the state of Nevada right now.

Solar Energy Data in NV by City

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Solar Power in NV

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NV Solar Energy

Solar Power in Nevada

Solar Energy Levels in Nevada

The average monthly solar radiation level in Nevada's capital city, Carson City, of 6.57 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 76% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in an area with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 0% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in an area with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).
→ Nevada values listed here are based on the capital, Carson City.

Solar Radiation in Nevada

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Nevada solar radiation levels compare to average levels in an area with historcially high levels (NV) and one 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).
→ Nevada values listed here are based on the capital, Carson City.

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Cost of Utilities in Nevada

Nevada Electricity Costs

Residential electricity prices in Nevada averaged 12.58 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2021, which was approximately 11% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.11¢/kWh in October. [2]

Solar Power Poll: Nevada

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Nevada Natural Gas Costs

Residential natural gas prices in Nevada averaged $12.36 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2021, which was about 29% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.48 per Mcf in October. [3]

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About Nevada

Nevada ranks 35th among all states in the U.S. with a population of approximately 2,700,551. [4]

NV Solar Power

Solar Energy in NV

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in Nevada, or for additional solar-related resources in NV, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Did you know?

About half of the sun's energy is absorbed by the Earth's surface; about 30 percent is reflected back from the surface.

Cities in Nevada

ZIP Codes in Nevada


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