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Solar Power in 87417 (Kirtland, NM)

Solar Energy in 87417

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Solar Panels in 87417

Solar panels in 87417 that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 87417

The total length of the day in 87417 (Kirtland, NM) today (December 18, 2018) will be 09 hours and 38 minutes. [More]

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87417 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 87417 (Kirtland, NM)

Solar Energy Data for 87417

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 87417.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 87417

Solar Radiation Data in 87417

Based on historical 87417 data, solar panels that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output in 87417. [1]

The region associated with 87417 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.42 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 26% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.36 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 87417 that are always titled at the latitude of Kirtland (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.42 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.42 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.36 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 87417

Solar Radiation Data in 87417

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 87417

Solar Radiation Data in 87417

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Solar Power Comparison: 87417 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 87417

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Solar Power: 87417 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 87417 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 87417

Sunrise / Sunset in 87417

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 18, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:21 am
    • Sunset: 6:00 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:10 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:38
Solar Energy Statistics for 87417

Best Months for Solar in 87417

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: June (7.15 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.17 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 87417

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 87417 at this current time.

However, 87417 is in San Juan County and San Juan County (NM) has at least 42 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 87417

The Power of Solar in 87417

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 87417. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 87417. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 87417

Solar Radiation Data in 87417

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Solar Businesses in 87417

Solar Energy Contractors in 87417

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near 87417.

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Solar Energy Equipment in 87417

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near 87417.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in 87417

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near 87417.

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Weather Forecast for 87417 [5]

Tue Dec 18
40°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 31°F
Max: 40°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 19
38°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 24°F
Max: 43°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Dec 20
38°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 22°F
Max: 44°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Dec 21
37°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 20°F
Max: 38°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 4%
Sat Dec 22
45°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 25°F
Max: 45°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 32%
Sun Dec 23
41°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 27°F
Max: 41°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 22%

More about 87417

About 87417

The ZIP code 87417 is associated with the city of Kirtland in San Juan County in New Mexico.

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87417 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 87417, or for more solar-related resources for NM, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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