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Solar Energy in Reno, NV

Solar Energy in Reno

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Solar Panels in Reno

Solar panels in Reno that will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Reno

The total length of the day in Reno, NV today (July 17, 2019) will be 14 hours and 38 minutes. [More]

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Reno, NV Solar Energy

Solar Power in Reno, NV

Solar Energy Data in Reno, NV

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Reno, NV

Solar Radiation Data in Reno

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* 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 Reno

Solar Radiation Data in Reno, NV

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Reno, NV

Solar Radiation Data in Reno

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Solar Power Comparison: Reno vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Reno

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Reno 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 Reno

Sunrise / Sunset in Reno

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 17, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:46 pm
    • Sunset: 3:24 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:05 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:38
Solar Energy Statistics for Reno

Best Months for Solar in Reno

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

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Reno

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

However, Reno is in Washoe County and Washoe County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Reno

The Power of Solar in Reno, NV

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Reno, NV

Solar Radiation Data in Reno

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Cost of Utilities in Reno

Reno Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Reno averaged 12.42 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2019, which was about 6% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.26¢/kWh in April. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Reno

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Reno Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Nevada averaged $9.93 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2019, which was approximately 9% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.92 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Reno

Solar Energy Contractors in Reno

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Reno

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Reno

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

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Weather Forecast for Reno, NV [5]

Tue Jul 16
53°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 53°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 84%
Wed Jul 17
84°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 52°F
Max: 84°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 29%
Thu Jul 18
80°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 51°F
Max: 80°F
High wind, near gale: 16 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Jul 19
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 50°F
Max: 80°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 17%
Cloud cover: 3%
Sat Jul 20
82°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Jul 21
85°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Reno

About Reno

The city of Reno, NV in Washoe County has an approximate population of 225,221. [6]

Reno Solar Power

Reno, NV Solar Energy

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

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

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