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Solar Energy in Portales, NM

Solar Energy in Portales

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Solar Panels in Portales

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Sunrise & Sunset in Portales

The total length of the day in Portales, NM today (May 21, 2022) will be 14 hours and 5 minutes. [More]

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Portales, NM Solar Energy

Solar Power in Portales, NM

Solar Energy Data in Portales, NM

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Solar Energy Analysis for Portales, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Portales

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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 Portales

Solar Radiation Data in Portales, NM

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Solar Radiation Analysis for Portales, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Portales

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

Solar Power Levels in Portales

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Solar Power: Portales vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Portales solar radiation levels compare to average levels in a city with historcially high levels (NV) and a city with historically low levels (WA). [1]

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Solar Data & Statistics for Portales

Sunrise / Sunset in Portales

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 21, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:47 am
    • Sunset: 7:52 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:5
Solar Energy Statistics for Portales

Best Months for Solar in Portales

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Solar Panel Installs in Portales

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Solar Power Output in Portales

The Power of Solar in Portales, NM

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

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Solar Output Analysis for Portales, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Portales

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Cost of Utilities in Portales

Portales Electricity Costs

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Solar Power Poll: Portales

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Portales Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Portales, NM [5]

Sat May 21
63°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 44°F
Max: 72°F
Fresh Breeze: 23 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun May 22
68°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 76°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 2%
Mon May 23
81°F
Light Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 84°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 34%
Tue May 24
69°F
Light Rain
Min: 55°F
Max: 80°F
Fresh Breeze: 21 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 95%
Wed May 25
66°F
Light Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 75°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu May 26
86°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 92°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 13%
Cloud cover: 1%

More about Portales

About Portales

The city of Portales, NM in Roosevelt County has an approximate population of 12,280. [6]

Portales Solar Power

Portales, NM Solar Energy

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

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Solar cells convert sunlight into electricity through a physical process known as the photovoltaic effect.

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