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Solar Energy in Bernalillo, NM

Solar Energy in Bernalillo

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Solar Panels in Bernalillo

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Bernalillo

The total length of the day in Bernalillo, NM today (July 31, 2021) will be 13 hours and 58 minutes. [More]

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Bernalillo, NM Solar Energy

Solar Power in Bernalillo, NM

Solar Energy Data in Bernalillo, NM

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Bernalillo, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Bernalillo

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

Bernalillo has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.56 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 26% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.5 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Bernalillo that are always titled at the latitude of Bernalillo (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.56 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.56 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.5 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 Bernalillo

Solar Radiation Data in Bernalillo, NM

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Bernalillo, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Bernalillo

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

Solar Power Levels in Bernalillo

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Bernalillo

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 31, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:13 pm
    • Sunset: 2:11 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:12 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:58
Solar Energy Statistics for Bernalillo

Best Months for Solar in Bernalillo

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: May (7.13 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (9.12 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (8.06 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Bernalillo

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the town of Bernalillo, NM at this current time.

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

Solar Power Output in Bernalillo

The Power of Solar in Bernalillo, NM

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Bernalillo, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Bernalillo

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Cost of Utilities in Bernalillo

Bernalillo Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Bernalillo averaged 13.30 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2021, which was about 3% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.71¢/kWh in May. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Bernalillo

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Bernalillo Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Mexico averaged $10.78 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2021, which was approximately 23% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $14.01 per Mcf in May. [4]

Weather Forecast for Bernalillo, NM [5]

Sat Jul 31
87°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 87°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 26%
Cloud cover: 84%
Sun Aug 1
82°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 67°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 85%
Mon Aug 2
79°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 82%
Tue Aug 3
82°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 1%
Wed Aug 4
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 53%
Thu Aug 5
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 65°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Bernalillo

About Bernalillo

The town of Bernalillo, NM in Sandoval County has an approximate population of 8,320. [6]

Bernalillo Solar Power

Bernalillo, NM Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Bernalillo, NM, or for more solar-related resources for Bernalillo, 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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