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Solar Energy in Oak Creek, CO

Solar Energy in Oak Creek

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Oak Creek with an average of 6.51 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Oak Creek

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Oak Creek

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

Oak Creek, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Oak Creek, CO

Solar Energy Data in Oak Creek, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Oak Creek, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Oak Creek

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

Oak Creek has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.37 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 19% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.38 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Oak Creek that are always titled at the latitude of Oak Creek (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.03 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.37 kWh/m2/day and approximately 7% less than the average monthly DNI of 5.38 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 Oak Creek

Solar Radiation Data in Oak Creek, CO

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Oak Creek, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Oak Creek

Oak Creek, CO has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.52 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Oak Creek is June with an average of 6.51 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 6.37 kWh/m2/day and July at 6.23 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Oak Creek (Colorado) are December with an average of 3.81 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.25 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.43 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Oak Creek

The average monthly solar radiation level in Oak Creek, CO, of 5.52 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 Oak 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 Oak Creek

Sunrise / Sunset in Oak Creek

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

Best Months for Solar in Oak Creek

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (6.51 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: June (6.28 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (8.12 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.21 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Oak Creek

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

However, Oak Creek is in Routt County and Routt County has at least 1 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Oak Creek

The Power of Solar in Oak Creek, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Oak Creek, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Oak Creek

Oak Creek (CO) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6374.28 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Oak Creek is August with an average of 602.62 kWhac, followed by June at 597.02 kWhac and May at 595.24 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Oak Creek (Colorado) are December with an average of 395.37 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 430.94 kWhac and January at 439.74 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Oak Creek

Oak Creek Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Oak Creek 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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Oak Creek 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 Oak Creek

Solar Energy Contractors in Oak Creek

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Oak Creek, CO.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Oak Creek

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Oak Creek, CO.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Oak Creek

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Oak Creek, CO.

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Weather Forecast for Oak Creek, CO [5]

Sun Sep 24
30°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 30°F
Calm: 1 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 25
43°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 22°F
Max: 46°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Sep 26
47°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 17°F
Max: 54°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 27
51°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 23°F
Max: 58°F
Light breeze: 2 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 28
51°F
Light Rain
Min: 25°F
Max: 51°F
Light breeze: 1 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 7%
Fri Sep 29
51°F
Light Rain
Min: 28°F
Max: 51°F
Light breeze: 2 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 20%

More about Oak Creek

About Oak Creek

The town of Oak Creek, CO in Routt County has an approximate population of 884. [6]

Oak Creek Solar Power

Oak Creek, CO Solar Energy

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

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