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Solar Energy in Boulder City, NV

Solar Energy in Boulder City

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Solar Panels in Boulder City

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Boulder City

The total length of the day in Boulder City, NV today (May 17, 2021) will be 14 hours and 09 minutes. [More]

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Boulder City, NV Solar Energy

Solar Power in Boulder City, NV

Solar Energy Data in Boulder City, NV

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Boulder City, NV

Solar Radiation Data in Boulder City

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

Boulder City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.69 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 26% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.73 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Boulder City that are always titled at the latitude of Boulder City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.71 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.69 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.73 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 Boulder City

Solar Radiation Data in Boulder City, NV

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Boulder City, NV

Solar Radiation Data in Boulder City

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

Solar Power Levels in Boulder City

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Boulder City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 17, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:31 pm
    • Sunset: 2:40 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:35 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:09
Solar Energy Statistics for Boulder City

Best Months for Solar in Boulder City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: May (7.45 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.74 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.36 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Boulder City

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

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

Solar Power Output in Boulder City

The Power of Solar in Boulder City, NV

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Boulder City, NV

Solar Radiation Data in Boulder City

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Cost of Utilities in Boulder City

Boulder City Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Boulder City averaged 11.84 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2021, which was about 11% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.34¢/kWh in February. [3]

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Boulder City Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Nevada averaged $7.80 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2021, which was approximately 18% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.55 per Mcf in February. [4]

Weather Forecast for Boulder City, NV [5]

Mon May 17
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 86°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 18%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue May 18
86°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 64°F
Max: 93°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed May 19
86°F
Few Clouds
Min: 66°F
Max: 91°F
Strong breeze: 27 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 8%
Cloud cover: 18%
Thu May 20
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 64°F
Max: 86°F
Strong breeze: 31 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 15%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri May 21
67°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 53°F
Max: 73°F
Fresh Breeze: 23 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 10%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat May 22
68°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 50°F
Max: 74°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 17%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Boulder City

About Boulder City

The city of Boulder City, NV in Clark County has an approximate population of 15,023. [6]

Boulder City Solar Power

Boulder City, NV Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Boulder City, NV, or for more solar-related resources for Boulder City, 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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