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Solar Energy in Las Vegas, NV

Solar Energy in Las Vegas

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Solar Panels in Las Vegas

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Las Vegas

The total length of the day in Las Vegas, NV today (December 08, 2021) will be 9 hours and 46 minutes. [More]

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Las Vegas, NV Solar Energy

Solar Power in Las Vegas, NV

Solar Energy Data in Las Vegas, NV

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Las Vegas, NV

Solar Radiation Data in Las Vegas

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

Las Vegas has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.68 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 25% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.62 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Las Vegas that are always titled at the latitude of Las Vegas (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.69 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.68 kWh/m2/day and approximately 12% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.62 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 Las Vegas

Solar Radiation Data in Las Vegas, NV

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Las Vegas.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Las Vegas, NV

Solar Radiation Data in Las Vegas

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Solar Power Comparison: Las Vegas vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Las Vegas

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Las Vegas 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 Las Vegas

Sunrise / Sunset in Las Vegas

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 08, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:39 am
    • Sunset: 4:25 pm
    • Length of Day: 9:46
Solar Energy Statistics for Las Vegas

Best Months for Solar in Las Vegas

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: September (7.43 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.68 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.37 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Las Vegas

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Solar Power Output in Las Vegas

The Power of Solar in Las Vegas, NV

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Las Vegas, NV

Solar Radiation Data in Las Vegas

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Cost of Utilities in Las Vegas

Las Vegas Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Las Vegas averaged 11.22 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2021, which was about 21% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.19¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Las Vegas Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Nevada averaged $15.03 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2021, which was approximately 26% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $20.22 per Mcf in September. [4]

Weather Forecast for Las Vegas, NV [5]

Wed Dec 8
62°F
Few Clouds
Min: 50°F
Max: 63°F
Light breeze: 5 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 16%
Thu Dec 9
57°F
Light Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 57°F
Fresh Breeze: 21 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Dec 10
51°F
Few Clouds
Min: 42°F
Max: 54°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 11%
Sat Dec 11
48°F
Few Clouds
Min: 38°F
Max: 53°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 18%
Sun Dec 12
51°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 40°F
Max: 56°F
Calm: 3 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 5%
Mon Dec 13
53°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 42°F
Max: 58°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 46%

More about Las Vegas

About Las Vegas

The city of Las Vegas, NV in Clark County has an approximate population of 583,756. [6]

Las Vegas Solar Power

Las Vegas, NV Solar Energy

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

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Solar power is renewable, does not produce any pollutants and is one of the cleanest source of energy.

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