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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 (April 20, 2019) will be 13 hours and 18 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 April 20, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:59 pm
    • Sunset: 2:18 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:39 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:18
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

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

However, Las Vegas is in Clark County and Clark County has at least 13,518 solar insallations right now. [1]

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 11.79 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2019, which was about 5% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.47¢/kWh in January. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Las Vegas

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Las Vegas Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Nevada averaged $7.26 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2019, which was approximately 23% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.43 per Mcf in January. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Las Vegas

Solar Energy Contractors in Las Vegas

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Las Vegas, NV.

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

Our search for solar contractors companies located in Las Vegas produced no matches.

Solar Energy Equipment in Las Vegas

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Las Vegas, NV.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Las Vegas

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Las Vegas, NV.

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Weather Forecast for Las Vegas, NV [5]

Sat Apr 20
76°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 63°F
Max: 79°F
Light breeze: 2 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 52%
Sun Apr 21
64°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 57°F
Max: 68°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 22%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Apr 22
62°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 52°F
Max: 67°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Apr 23
67°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 74°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Apr 24
73°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 77°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 20%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Apr 25
77°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 17%
Cloud cover: 1%

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.

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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