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Solar Energy in Winter Park, CO

Solar Energy in Winter Park

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

Solar Panels in Winter Park

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Winter Park

The total length of the day in Winter Park, CO today (July 20, 2018) will be 14 hours and 35 minutes. [More]

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Winter Park, CO Solar Energy

Solar Power in Winter Park, CO

Solar Energy Data in Winter Park, CO

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Winter Park, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Winter Park

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

Winter Park has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.09 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 15% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.83 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Winter Park that are always titled at the latitude of Winter Park (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.69 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.09 kWh/m2/day and approximately 3% less than the average monthly DNI of 4.83 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 Winter Park

Solar Radiation Data in Winter Park, CO

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Winter Park.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Winter Park, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Winter Park

Winter Park, 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 Winter Park is September with an average of 6.25 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 6.24 kWh/m2/day and June at 6.09 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Winter Park (Colorado) are December with an average of 4.23 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.39 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.58 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Winter Park vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Winter Park

The average monthly solar radiation level in Winter Park, 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 Winter Park 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 Winter Park

Sunrise / Sunset in Winter Park

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 20, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:51 am
    • Sunset: 8:27 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:09 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:35
Solar Energy Statistics for Winter Park

Best Months for Solar in Winter Park

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation September (6.25 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: June (5.95 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (7.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.85 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Winter Park

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

However, Winter Park is in Grand County and Grand County has at least 1 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Winter Park

The Power of Solar in Winter Park, CO

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Winter Park, CO

Solar Radiation Data in Winter Park

Winter Park (CO) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6366.02 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Winter Park is March with an average of 601.2 kWhac, followed by August at 581.13 kWhac and May at 579.53 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Winter Park (Colorado) are December with an average of 437.9 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 445.06 kWhac and November at 450.18 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Winter Park

Winter Park Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Winter Park averaged 12.06 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2018, which was about 6% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.89¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Winter Park Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Colorado averaged $7.41 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2018, which was approximately 27% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.12 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Winter Park

Solar Energy Contractors in Winter Park

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Winter Park, CO.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Winter Park

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Winter Park, CO.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Winter Park

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Winter Park, CO.

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Weather Forecast for Winter Park, CO [5]

Fri Jul 20
89°F
Light Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 89°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 22%
Cloud cover: 8%
Sat Jul 21
77°F
Light Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 77°F
Light breeze: 2 mps
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 23%
Cloud cover: 36%
Sun Jul 22
71°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 71°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 48%
Mon Jul 23
71°F
Light Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 71°F
Calm: 1 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 2%
Tue Jul 24
73°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 73°F
Calm: 1 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 45%
Wed Jul 25
73°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 45°F
Max: 73°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 7%

More about Winter Park

About Winter Park

The town of Winter Park, CO in Grand County has an approximate population of 999. [6]

Winter Park Solar Power

Winter Park, CO Solar Energy

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

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