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Solar Energy in Fort Morgan, CO

Solar Energy in Fort Morgan

The month of September has the highest historical solar radition values in Fort Morgan with an average of 6.25 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Fort Morgan

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Fort Morgan

The total length of the day in Fort Morgan, CO today (September 25, 2017) will be 11 hours and 59 minutes. [More]

Fort Morgan, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Fort Morgan, CO

Solar Energy Data in Fort Morgan, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Fort Morgan, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Morgan

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

Fort Morgan has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.82 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 18% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.91 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Fort Morgan that are always titled at the latitude of Fort Morgan (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.73 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.82 kWh/m2/day and approximately 3% less than the average monthly DNI of 5.91 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 Fort Morgan

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Morgan, CO

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Fort Morgan.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Fort Morgan, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Morgan

Fort Morgan, CO has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.53 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Fort Morgan is September with an average of 6.25 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 6.23 kWh/m2/day and June at 6.07 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Fort Morgan (Colorado) are December with an average of 4.24 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.4 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.59 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Fort Morgan vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Fort Morgan

The average monthly solar radiation level in Fort Morgan, CO, of 5.53 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 48% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 16% 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 Fort Morgan 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 Fort Morgan

Sunrise / Sunset in Fort Morgan

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 25, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:46 am
    • Sunset: 6:46 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:46 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:59
Solar Energy Statistics for Fort Morgan

Best Months for Solar in Fort Morgan

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation September (6.25 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.9 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (8.08 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.47 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Fort Morgan

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

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

Solar Power Output in Fort Morgan

The Power of Solar in Fort Morgan, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Fort Morgan, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Fort Morgan

Fort Morgan (CO) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6364.57 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Fort Morgan is March with an average of 601.33 kWhac, followed by August at 580.25 kWhac and May at 578.19 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Fort Morgan (Colorado) are December with an average of 439.06 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 445.7 kWhac and November at 451.15 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Fort Morgan

Fort Morgan Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Fort Morgan averaged 12.75 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]

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Fort Morgan Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Colorado averaged $12.68 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2017, which was approximately 21% less 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 Fort Morgan

Solar Energy Contractors in Fort Morgan

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Fort Morgan, CO.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Fort Morgan

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Fort Morgan, CO.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Fort Morgan

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Fort Morgan, CO.

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Weather Forecast for Fort Morgan, CO [5]

Sun Sep 24
45°F
Light Rain
Min: 45°F
Max: 45°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 92%
Mon Sep 25
45°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 34°F
Max: 48°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 92%
Tue Sep 26
54°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 36°F
Max: 59°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 27
60°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 40°F
Max: 63°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 28
61°F
Light Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 61°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 7%
Fri Sep 29
61°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 44°F
Max: 65°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Fort Morgan

About Fort Morgan

The city of Fort Morgan, CO in Morgan County has an approximate population of 11,315. [6]

Fort Morgan Solar Power

Fort Morgan, CO Solar Energy

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

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