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Solar Energy in Somerton, AZ

Solar Energy in Somerton

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Solar Panels in Somerton

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Somerton

The total length of the day in Somerton, AZ today (September 25, 2017) will be 12 hours and 01 minutes. [More]

Somerton, AZ Solar Energy

Solar Power in Somerton, AZ

Solar Energy Data in Somerton, AZ

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Somerton, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Somerton

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

Somerton has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.87 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 22% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.53 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Somerton that are always titled at the latitude of Somerton (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.75 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.87 kWh/m2/day and approximately 10% 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 Somerton

Solar Radiation Data in Somerton, AZ

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Somerton, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Somerton

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

Solar Power Levels in Somerton

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Somerton

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 25, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:29 am
    • Sunset: 6:30 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:30 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:01
Solar Energy Statistics for Somerton

Best Months for Solar in Somerton

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (7.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.1 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.17 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Somerton

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

However, Somerton is in Yuma County and Yuma County has at least 2,659 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Somerton

The Power of Solar in Somerton, AZ

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Somerton, AZ

Solar Radiation Data in Somerton

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Cost of Utilities in Somerton

Somerton Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Somerton averaged 12.65 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2017, which was about 4% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.22¢/kWh in June. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Somerton

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Somerton Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Arizona averaged $20.28 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2017, which was approximately 27% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.98 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Somerton

Solar Energy Contractors in Somerton

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Somerton

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Somerton

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

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Weather Forecast for Somerton, AZ [5]

Sun Sep 24
71°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 71°F
Max: 71°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 18%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 25
83°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 88°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 15%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Sep 26
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 88°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 27
85°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 52°F
Max: 91°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 17%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 28
85°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 95°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Sep 29
90°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 97°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Somerton

About Somerton

The city of Somerton, AZ in Yuma County has an approximate population of 14,287. [6]

Somerton Solar Power

Somerton, AZ Solar Energy

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

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Some tax incentives and rebate programs are designed to spur the use of solar energy. These vary by location.

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