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Solar Energy in Parker, AZ

Solar Energy in Parker

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Solar Panels in Parker

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Parker

The total length of the day in Parker, AZ today (March 22, 2019) will be 12 hours and 15 minutes. [More]

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Parker, AZ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Parker, AZ

Solar Energy Data in Parker, AZ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Parker, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Parker

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

Parker has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.72 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 22% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.32 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Parker that are always titled at the latitude of Parker (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.66 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.72 kWh/m2/day and approximately 9% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.32 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 Parker

Solar Radiation Data in Parker, AZ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Parker, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Parker

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

Solar Power Levels in Parker

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Parker

  • Sunrise/Sunset for March 22, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:35 pm
    • Sunset: 1:51 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:43 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:15
Solar Energy Statistics for Parker

Best Months for Solar in Parker

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (7.36 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (8.93 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.14 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Parker

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

However, Parker is in La Paz County and La Paz County has at least 146 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Parker

The Power of Solar in Parker, AZ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Parker, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Parker

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Cost of Utilities in Parker

Parker Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Parker averaged 12.26 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in December 2018, which was about 2% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.47¢/kWh in December. [3]

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Parker Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Arizona averaged $12.28 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in December 2018, which was approximately 28% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.63 per Mcf in December. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Parker

Solar Energy Contractors in Parker

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Parker

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Parker

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

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Weather Forecast for Parker, AZ [5]

Fri Mar 22
62°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 52°F
Max: 62°F
Light breeze: 2 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Mar 23
67°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 47°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Mar 24
66°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 41°F
Max: 72°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Mar 25
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Mar 26
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 39%
Wed Mar 27
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 80°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 47%

More about Parker

About Parker

The town of Parker, AZ in La Paz County has an approximate population of 3,083. [6]

Parker Solar Power

Parker, AZ Solar Energy

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

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