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Solar Energy in Chandler, AZ

Solar Energy in Chandler

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Chandler with an average of 7.55 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Chandler

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Chandler

The total length of the day in Chandler, AZ today (October 23, 2017) will be 11 hours and 03 minutes. [More]

Chandler, AZ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Chandler, AZ

Solar Energy Data in Chandler, AZ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Chandler, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Chandler

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

Chandler has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 22% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.47 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Chandler that are always titled at the latitude of Chandler (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.69 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.8 kWh/m2/day and approximately 10% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.47 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.

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Solar Radiation Levels in Chandler

Solar Radiation Data in Chandler, AZ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Chandler, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Chandler

Chandler, AZ has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.57 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Chandler is April with an average of 7.55 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 7.54 kWh/m2/day and June at 7.29 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Chandler (Arizona) are December with an average of 4.88 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.08 kWh/m2/day and November at 5.59 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Chandler

The average monthly solar radiation level in Chandler, AZ, of 6.57 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 76% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 0% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Chandler 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).

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Solar Data & Statistics for Chandler

Sunrise / Sunset in Chandler

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:39 am
    • Sunset: 5:42 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:11 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:03
Solar Energy Statistics for Chandler

Best Months for Solar in Chandler

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (7.55 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (7.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.37 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.33 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Chandler

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the city of Chandler, AZ at this current time.

However, Chandler is in Maricopa County and Maricopa County has at least 57,533 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Chandler

The Power of Solar in Chandler, AZ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Chandler, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Chandler

Chandler (AZ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 7161.57 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Chandler is May with an average of 688.34 kWhac, followed by April at 675.3 kWhac and August at 645.64 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Chandler (Arizona) are December with an average of 476.18 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 491.92 kWhac and November at 513.85 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Chandler

Chandler Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Chandler averaged 12.74 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2017, which was about 3% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.12¢/kWh in July. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Chandler

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Chandler Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Arizona averaged $22.64 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July 2017, which was approximately 28% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.75 per Mcf in July. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Chandler

Solar Energy Contractors in Chandler

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Chandler, AZ.

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

Our search for solar contractors companies located in Chandler produced no matches.

Solar Energy Equipment in Chandler

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Chandler, AZ.

Sorry, no local business selling solar equipment were found.

Our search for companies selling solar parts located in Chandler produced no matches.

Energy Conservation Consultants in Chandler

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Chandler, AZ.

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Weather Forecast for Chandler, AZ [5]

Mon Oct 23
93°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 57°F
Max: 93°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 18%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Oct 24
82°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 50°F
Max: 87°F
: 5 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 21%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Oct 25
77°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 83°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 22%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Oct 26
83°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 53°F
Max: 84°F
: 1 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Oct 27
84°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 52°F
Max: 85°F
Light breeze: 2 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Oct 28
84°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 52°F
Max: 84°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Chandler

About Chandler

The city of Chandler, AZ in Maricopa County has an approximate population of 236,123. [6]

Chandler Solar Power

Chandler, AZ Solar Energy

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

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