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Solar Energy in Queen Creek, AZ

Solar Energy in Queen Creek

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

Solar Panels in Queen Creek

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Queen Creek

The total length of the day in Queen Creek, AZ today (December 14, 2017) will be 09 hours and 58 minutes. [More]

Queen Creek, AZ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Queen Creek, AZ

Solar Energy Data in Queen Creek, AZ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Queen Creek, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Queen Creek

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

Queen Creek has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 23% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.53 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Queen Creek that are always titled at the latitude of Queen Creek (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.71 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.8 kWh/m2/day and approximately 11% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.53 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 Queen Creek

Solar Radiation Data in Queen Creek, AZ

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Queen Creek.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Queen Creek, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Queen Creek

Queen Creek, 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 Queen Creek is May with an average of 7.55 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 7.55 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 Queen Creek (Arizona) are December with an average of 4.87 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.08 kWh/m2/day and November at 5.58 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Queen Creek vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Queen Creek

The average monthly solar radiation level in Queen Creek, 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 Queen Creek 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 Queen Creek

Sunrise / Sunset in Queen Creek

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 14, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 2:22 pm
    • Sunset: 12:20 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:21 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:58
Solar Energy Statistics for Queen Creek

Best Months for Solar in Queen Creek

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (7.55 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (7.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.4 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.3 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Queen Creek

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

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

Solar Power Output in Queen Creek

The Power of Solar in Queen Creek, AZ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Queen Creek, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Queen Creek

Queen Creek (AZ) has a average annual solar AC output value of 7161.76 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Queen Creek is May with an average of 688.59 kWhac, followed by April at 675.41 kWhac and August at 645.79 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Queen Creek (Arizona) are December with an average of 475.96 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 491.73 kWhac and November at 513.67 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Queen Creek

Queen Creek Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Queen Creek averaged 13.04 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2017, which was about 2% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.30¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Queen Creek Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Arizona averaged $22.16 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2017, which was approximately 30% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.01 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Queen Creek

Solar Energy Contractors in Queen Creek

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Queen Creek

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Queen Creek

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

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Weather Forecast for Queen Creek, AZ [5]

Thu Dec 14
67°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 41°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Dec 15
61°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 39°F
Max: 67°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Dec 16
53°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 34°F
Max: 61°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 56%
Sun Dec 17
49°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 25°F
Max: 51°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 1%
Mon Dec 18
50°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 25°F
Max: 51°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Dec 19
49°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 25°F
Max: 52°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Queen Creek

About Queen Creek

The town of Queen Creek, AZ in Maricopa County has an approximate population of 26,361. [6]

Queen Creek Solar Power

Queen Creek, AZ Solar Energy

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

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