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Solar Energy in Des Moines, NM

Solar Energy in Des Moines

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Solar Panels in Des Moines

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Des Moines

The total length of the day in Des Moines, NM today (April 18, 2021) will be 13 hours and 17 minutes. [More]

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Des Moines, NM Solar Energy

Solar Power in Des Moines, NM

Solar Energy Data in Des Moines, NM

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Des Moines, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Des Moines

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

Des Moines has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.24 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 24% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.86 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Des Moines that are always titled at the latitude of Des Moines (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.22 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.24 kWh/m2/day and approximately 9% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.86 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 Des Moines

Solar Radiation Data in Des Moines, NM

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Des Moines, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Des Moines

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Solar Power Comparison: Des Moines vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Des Moines

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Des Moines 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 Des Moines

Sunrise / Sunset in Des Moines

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 18, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:15 pm
    • Sunset: 1:33 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:54 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:17
Solar Energy Statistics for Des Moines

Best Months for Solar in Des Moines

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: September (6.81 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (8.07 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.55 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Des Moines

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

However, Des Moines is in Union County and Union County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Des Moines

The Power of Solar in Des Moines, NM

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Des Moines, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Des Moines

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Cost of Utilities in Des Moines

Des Moines Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Des Moines averaged 12.53 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2021, which was about 1% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.69¢/kWh in January. [3]

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Des Moines Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Mexico averaged $6.97 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2021, which was approximately 28% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.74 per Mcf in January. [4]

Weather Forecast for Des Moines, NM [5]

Sun Apr 18
43°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 24°F
Max: 51°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 2%
Mon Apr 19
56°F
Light Rain
Min: 35°F
Max: 60°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Apr 20
33°F
Light Snow
Min: 20°F
Max: 44°F
Fresh Breeze: 23 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 91%
Wed Apr 21
44°F
Snow
Min: 28°F
Max: 50°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Apr 22
39°F
Snow
Min: 30°F
Max: 54°F
Strong breeze: 24 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 77%
Fri Apr 23
53°F
Light Rain
Min: 35°F
Max: 53°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 66%

More about Des Moines

About Des Moines

The village of Des Moines, NM in Union County has an approximate population of 143. [6]

Des Moines Solar Power

Des Moines, NM Solar Energy

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

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