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Solar Energy in Vaughn, NM

Solar Energy in Vaughn

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Solar Panels in Vaughn

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Vaughn

The total length of the day in Vaughn, NM today (October 27, 2020) will be 10 hours and 53 minutes. [More]

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Vaughn, NM Solar Energy

Solar Power in Vaughn, NM

Solar Energy Data in Vaughn, NM

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Vaughn, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Vaughn

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

Vaughn has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.47 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 26% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.35 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Vaughn that are always titled at the latitude of Vaughn (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.42 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.47 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.35 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 Vaughn

Solar Radiation Data in Vaughn, NM

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Vaughn.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Vaughn, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Vaughn

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

Solar Power Levels in Vaughn

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Vaughn

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 27, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:17 pm
    • Sunset: 12:11 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:44 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:53
Solar Energy Statistics for Vaughn

Best Months for Solar in Vaughn

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (7.21 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (8.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.7 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Vaughn

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

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

Solar Power Output in Vaughn

The Power of Solar in Vaughn, NM

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Vaughn, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Vaughn

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Cost of Utilities in Vaughn

Vaughn Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Vaughn averaged 13.83 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2020, which was about 4% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.26¢/kWh in July. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Vaughn

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Vaughn Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Mexico averaged $10.54 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July 2020, which was approximately 40% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.57 per Mcf in July. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Vaughn, NM [5]

Tue Oct 27
18°F
Heavy Snow
Min: 10°F
Max: 23°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Oct 28
32°F
Snow
Min: 24°F
Max: 33°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Oct 29
35°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 27°F
Max: 36°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Oct 30
38°F
Few Clouds
Min: 32°F
Max: 42°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 23%
Sat Oct 31
50°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 37°F
Max: 57°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Nov 1
48°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 36°F
Max: 53°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Vaughn

About Vaughn

The town of Vaughn, NM in Guadalupe County has an approximate population of 446. [6]

Vaughn Solar Power

Vaughn, NM Solar Energy

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

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