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Solar Energy in Wells, NV

Solar Energy in Wells

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Solar Panels in Wells

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Wells

The total length of the day in Wells, NV today (April 21, 2021) will be 13 hours and 37 minutes. [More]

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Wells, NV Solar Energy

Solar Power in Wells, NV

Solar Energy Data in Wells, NV

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Wells, NV

Solar Radiation Data in Wells

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

Wells has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.79 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 24% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.34 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Wells that are always titled at the latitude of Wells (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.63 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.79 kWh/m2/day and approximately 11% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.34 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 Wells

Solar Radiation Data in Wells, NV

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Wells, NV

Solar Radiation Data in Wells

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

Solar Power Levels in Wells

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Wells

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 21, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:49 pm
    • Sunset: 2:26 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:38 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:37
Solar Energy Statistics for Wells

Best Months for Solar in Wells

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (7.09 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (9.08 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.67 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Wells

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

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

Solar Power Output in Wells

The Power of Solar in Wells, NV

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Wells, NV

Solar Radiation Data in Wells

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Cost of Utilities in Wells

Wells Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Wells 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]

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Wells 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 Wells, NV [5]

Wed Apr 21
55°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 36°F
Max: 57°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 21%
Cloud cover: 73%
Thu Apr 22
51°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 34°F
Max: 56°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 25%
Cloud cover: 1%
Fri Apr 23
51°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 38°F
Max: 57°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 2%
Sat Apr 24
46°F
Light Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 54°F
Strong breeze: 26 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Apr 25
37°F
Light Snow
Min: 34°F
Max: 40°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Apr 26
38°F
Snow
Min: 31°F
Max: 42°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Wells

About Wells

The city of Wells, NV in Elko County has an approximate population of 1,292. [6]

Wells Solar Power

Wells, NV Solar Energy

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

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