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Solar Energy in North Las Vegas, NV

Solar Energy in North Las Vegas

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in North Las Vegas with an average of 7.42 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in North Las Vegas

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

Sunrise & Sunset in North Las Vegas

The total length of the day in North Las Vegas, NV today (November 20, 2017) will be 10 hours and 05 minutes. [More]

North Las Vegas, NV Solar Energy

Solar Power in North Las Vegas, NV

Solar Energy Data in North Las Vegas, NV

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for North Las Vegas, NV

Solar Radiation Data in North Las Vegas

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

North Las Vegas has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.68 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 25% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.62 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in North Las Vegas that are always titled at the latitude of North Las Vegas (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.69 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.68 kWh/m2/day and approximately 12% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.62 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 North Las Vegas

Solar Radiation Data in North Las Vegas, NV

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in North Las Vegas.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for North Las Vegas, NV

Solar Radiation Data in North Las Vegas

North Las Vegas, NV has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.6 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in North Las Vegas is May with an average of 7.42 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 7.36 kWh/m2/day and June at 7.35 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in North Las Vegas (Nevada) are December with an average of 5.05 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.19 kWh/m2/day and November at 5.75 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: North Las Vegas vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in North Las Vegas

The average monthly solar radiation level in North Las Vegas, NV, of 6.6 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 77% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately equal to 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 North Las Vegas 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 North Las Vegas

Sunrise / Sunset in North Las Vegas

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 20, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:23 am
    • Sunset: 4:29 pm
    • Solar Noon: 11:26 am
    • Length of Day: 10:05
Solar Energy Statistics for North Las Vegas

Best Months for Solar in North Las Vegas

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (7.42 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: September (7.43 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.68 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.37 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in North Las Vegas

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the city of North Las Vegas, NV at this current time.

However, North Las Vegas is in Clark County and Clark County has at least 13,518 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in North Las Vegas

The Power of Solar in North Las Vegas, NV

Monthly AC solar system output averages for North Las Vegas (nv). Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in North Las Vegas. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for North Las Vegas, NV

Solar Radiation Data in North Las Vegas

North Las Vegas (NV) has a average annual solar AC output value of 7313.51 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in North Las Vegas is May with an average of 693.06 kWhac, followed by April at 676.54 kWhac and July at 663.36 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in North Las Vegas (Nevada) are December with an average of 496.18 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 513.11 kWhac and February at 524.1 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in North Las Vegas

North Las Vegas Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in North Las Vegas averaged 11.77 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2017, which was about 11% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.19¢/kWh in August. [3]

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North Las Vegas Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Nevada averaged $14.10 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2017, which was approximately 22% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $18.09 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Solar Businesses in North Las Vegas

Solar Energy Contractors in North Las Vegas

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near North Las Vegas, NV.

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Solar Energy Equipment in North Las Vegas

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near North Las Vegas, NV.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in North Las Vegas

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near North Las Vegas, NV.

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Weather Forecast for North Las Vegas, NV [5]

Mon Nov 20
56°F
Few Clouds
Min: 35°F
Max: 61°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 24%
Tue Nov 21
57°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 31°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Nov 22
60°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 34°F
Max: 67°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Nov 23
61°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 37°F
Max: 65°F
: 3 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 39%
Fri Nov 24
58°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 34°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 28%
Sat Nov 25
58°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 33°F
Max: 63°F
Light breeze: 2 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 26%

More about North Las Vegas

About North Las Vegas

The city of North Las Vegas, NV in Clark County has an approximate population of 216,961. [6]

North Las Vegas Solar Power

North Las Vegas, NV Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power North Las Vegas, NV, or for more solar-related resources for North Las Vegas, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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