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Solar Energy in Silver City, NM

Solar Energy in Silver City

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Solar Panels in Silver City

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Silver City

The total length of the day in Silver City, NM today (September 15, 2019) will be 12 hours and 22 minutes. [More]

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Silver City, NM Solar Energy

Solar Power in Silver City, NM

Solar Energy Data in Silver City, NM

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Silver City, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Silver City

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

Silver City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.73 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 27% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.81 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Silver City that are always titled at the latitude of Silver City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.64 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.73 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.81 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 Silver City

Solar Radiation Data in Silver City, NM

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Silver City.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Silver City, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Silver City

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Solar Power Comparison: Silver City vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Silver City

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Silver City 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 Silver City

Sunrise / Sunset in Silver City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 15, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:57 pm
    • Sunset: 1:19 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:08 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:22
Solar Energy Statistics for Silver City

Best Months for Solar in Silver City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (7.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (9.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (8 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Silver City

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

However, Silver City is in Grant County and Grant County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Silver City

The Power of Solar in Silver City, NM

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Silver City, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Silver City

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Cost of Utilities in Silver City

Silver City Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Silver City averaged 13.14 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2019, which was about 1% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.34¢/kWh in June. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Silver City

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Silver City Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Mexico averaged $13.23 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2019, which was approximately 16% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.67 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Silver City

Solar Energy Contractors in Silver City

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Silver City, NM.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Silver City

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Silver City, NM.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Silver City

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Silver City, NM.

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Weather Forecast for Silver City, NM [5]

Sat Sep 14
58°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 58°F
Light breeze: 3 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 98%
Sun Sep 15
61°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 65°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Sep 16
73°F
Light Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 78°F
Calm: 1 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 5%
Tue Sep 17
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 5 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 18
77°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 80°F
: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 19
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 67%

More about Silver City

About Silver City

The town of Silver City, NM in Grant County has an approximate population of 10,315. [6]

Silver City Solar Power

Silver City, NM Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

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

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