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Solar Energy in Gallup, NM

Solar Energy in Gallup

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Solar Panels in Gallup

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Gallup

The total length of the day in Gallup, NM today (September 23, 2017) will be 12 hours and 05 minutes. [More]

Gallup, NM Solar Energy

Solar Power in Gallup, NM

Solar Energy Data in Gallup, NM

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Gallup, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Gallup

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

Gallup has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.43 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 27% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 7.47 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Gallup that are always titled at the latitude of Gallup (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.38 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.43 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% less than the average monthly DNI of 7.47 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 Gallup

Solar Radiation Data in Gallup, NM

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Gallup.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Gallup, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Gallup

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

Solar Power Levels in Gallup

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Gallup

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:04 am
    • Sunset: 7:09 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:06 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:05
Solar Energy Statistics for Gallup

Best Months for Solar in Gallup

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (7.21 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (9.67 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.09 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Gallup

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

However, Gallup is in McKinley County and McKinley County has at least 7 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Gallup

The Power of Solar in Gallup, NM

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Gallup, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Gallup

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Cost of Utilities in Gallup

Gallup Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Gallup averaged 13.41 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2017, which was about 1% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.22¢/kWh in June. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Gallup

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Gallup Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Mexico averaged $12.41 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2017, which was approximately 22% 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 Gallup

Solar Energy Contractors in Gallup

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Gallup, NM.

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Gallup

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Gallup, NM.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Gallup

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Gallup, NM.

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Weather Forecast for Gallup, NM [5]

Sat Sep 23
53°F
Light Rain
Min: 45°F
Max: 61°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 92%
Sun Sep 24
57°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 60°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 25%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 25
59°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 26°F
Max: 63°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Sep 26
60°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 27°F
Max: 65°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 27
64°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 31°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 28
66°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 34°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 35%

More about Gallup

About Gallup

The city of Gallup, NM in McKinley County has an approximate population of 21,678. [6]

Gallup Solar Power

Gallup, NM Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

It takes light about 8 minutes, 19 seconds to travel the 93,000,000 miles from the sun's surface to us on Earth.

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