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Solar Energy in Lovington, NM

Solar Energy in Lovington

The month of March has the highest historical solar radition values in Lovington with an average of 6.71 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Lovington

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Lovington

The total length of the day in Lovington, NM today (December 14, 2017) will be 09 hours and 59 minutes. [More]

Lovington, NM Solar Energy

Solar Power in Lovington, NM

Solar Energy Data in Lovington, NM

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Lovington, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Lovington

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

Lovington has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.55 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 18% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.8 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Lovington that are always titled at the latitude of Lovington (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.37 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.55 kWh/m2/day and approximately 6% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.8 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 Lovington

Solar Radiation Data in Lovington, NM

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Lovington, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Lovington

Lovington, NM has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.04 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Lovington is March with an average of 6.71 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 6.65 kWh/m2/day and July at 6.54 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Lovington (New Mexico) are December with an average of 4.85 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.17 kWh/m2/day and November at 5.47 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Lovington

The average monthly solar radiation level in Lovington, NM, of 6.04 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 62% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 8% 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 Lovington 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 Lovington

Sunrise / Sunset in Lovington

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 14, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:48 pm
    • Sunset: 11:48 pm
    • Solar Noon: 6:48 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:59
Solar Energy Statistics for Lovington

Best Months for Solar in Lovington

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation March (6.71 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (7.09 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (8.05 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.76 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Lovington

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

However, Lovington is in Lea County and Lea County has at least 5 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Lovington

The Power of Solar in Lovington, NM

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Lovington, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Lovington

Lovington (NM) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6857.11 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Lovington is March with an average of 655.78 kWhac, followed by April at 619.47 kWhac and July at 605.59 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Lovington (New Mexico) are December with an average of 487.65 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 521.5 kWhac and November at 522.66 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Lovington

Lovington Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Lovington averaged 13.19 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2017, which was about 1% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.30¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Lovington Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Mexico averaged $14.53 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2017, which was approximately 15% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.01 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Lovington

Solar Energy Contractors in Lovington

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Lovington

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Lovington

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

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Weather Forecast for Lovington, NM [5]

Thu Dec 14
53°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 29°F
Max: 55°F
High wind, near gale: 17 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Dec 15
47°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 20°F
Max: 51°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Dec 16
46°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 24°F
Max: 54°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Dec 17
37°F
Light Snow
Min: 26°F
Max: 37°F
Storm: 26 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 94%
Mon Dec 18
35°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 20°F
Max: 35°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 14%
Tue Dec 19
41°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 17°F
Max: 42°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Lovington

About Lovington

The city of Lovington, NM in Lea County has an approximate population of 11,009. [6]

Lovington Solar Power

Lovington, NM Solar Energy

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

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