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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 (April 10, 2021) will be 13 hours and 07 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 April 10, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:26 pm
    • Sunset: 2:33 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:00 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:07
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 11.53 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2021, which was about 9% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.69¢/kWh in January. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Reno

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Reno Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Nevada averaged $7.81 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2021, which was approximately 20% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.74 per Mcf in January. [4]

Weather Forecast for Reno, NV [5]

Sat Apr 10
65°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 69°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 17%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Apr 11
59°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 45°F
Max: 64°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 28%
Cloud cover: 1%
Mon Apr 12
55°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 45°F
Max: 61°F
Light breeze: 6 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 63%
Tue Apr 13
42°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 40°F
Max: 47°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 49%
Wed Apr 14
46°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 34°F
Max: 49°F
Calm: 2 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 8%
Thu Apr 15
49°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 37°F
Max: 59°F
Calm: 2 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 32%
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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Solar power is renewable, does not produce any pollutants and is one of the cleanest source of energy.

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