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Solar Energy in Los Lunas, NM

Solar Energy in Los Lunas

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Solar Panels in Los Lunas

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Los Lunas

The total length of the day in Los Lunas, NM today (May 20, 2019) will be 14 hours and 08 minutes. [More]

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Los Lunas, NM Solar Energy

Solar Power in Los Lunas, NM

Solar Energy Data in Los Lunas, NM

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Los Lunas, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Los Lunas

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

Los Lunas has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.64 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 26% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.63 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Los Lunas that are always titled at the latitude of Los Lunas (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.63 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.64 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.63 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 Los Lunas

Solar Radiation Data in Los Lunas, NM

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Los Lunas.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Los Lunas, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Los Lunas

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Solar Power Comparison: Los Lunas vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Los Lunas

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Los Lunas 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 Los Lunas

Sunrise / Sunset in Los Lunas

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 20, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:59 am
    • Sunset: 2:07 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:03 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:08
Solar Energy Statistics for Los Lunas

Best Months for Solar in Los Lunas

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (7.23 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.1 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.03 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Los Lunas

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

However, Los Lunas is in Valencia County and Valencia County has at least 243 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Los Lunas

The Power of Solar in Los Lunas, NM

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Los Lunas, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Los Lunas

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Cost of Utilities in Los Lunas

Los Lunas Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Los Lunas averaged 12.60 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2019, which was about 1% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.70¢/kWh in February. [3]

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Los Lunas Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Mexico averaged $6.43 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2019, which was approximately 32% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.49 per Mcf in February. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Los Lunas

Solar Energy Contractors in Los Lunas

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Los Lunas, NM.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Los Lunas

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Los Lunas, NM.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Los Lunas

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Los Lunas, NM.

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Weather Forecast for Los Lunas, NM [5]

Mon May 20
42°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 40°F
Max: 42°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue May 21
59°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 41°F
Max: 64°F
Hurricane: 33 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 26%
Cloud cover: 2%
Wed May 22
65°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 48°F
Max: 73°F
High wind, near gale: 16 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 20%
Cloud cover: 48%
Thu May 23
63°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 53°F
Max: 67°F
Severe Gale: 21 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri May 24
66°F
Few Clouds
Min: 50°F
Max: 78°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 15%
Cloud cover: 17%
Sat May 25
75°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 81°F
High wind, near gale: 15 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 11%
Cloud cover: 44%

More about Los Lunas

About Los Lunas

The village of Los Lunas, NM in Valencia County has an approximate population of 14,835. [6]

Los Lunas Solar Power

Los Lunas, NM Solar Energy

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

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