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Solar Energy in Melrose, NM

Solar Energy in Melrose

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Melrose with an average of 6.98 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Melrose

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Melrose

The total length of the day in Melrose, NM today (July 25, 2017) will be 13 hours and 59 minutes. [More]

Melrose, NM Solar Energy

Solar Power in Melrose, NM

Solar Energy Data in Melrose, NM

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Melrose, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Melrose

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

Melrose has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.49 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 21% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.91 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Melrose that are always titled at the latitude of Melrose (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.39 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.49 kWh/m2/day and approximately 8% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.91 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 Melrose

Solar Radiation Data in Melrose, NM

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Melrose, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Melrose

Melrose, NM has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.07 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Melrose is June with an average of 6.98 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 6.69 kWh/m2/day and July at 6.63 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Melrose (New Mexico) are December with an average of 5.02 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.11 kWh/m2/day and November at 5.27 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Melrose

The average monthly solar radiation level in Melrose, NM, of 6.07 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 63% 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 Melrose 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 Melrose

Sunrise / Sunset in Melrose

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 25, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:01 am
    • Sunset: 8:00 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:01 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:59
Solar Energy Statistics for Melrose

Best Months for Solar in Melrose

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (6.98 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (7.05 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (8.19 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.83 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Melrose

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

However, Melrose is in Curry County and Curry County has at least 2 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Melrose

The Power of Solar in Melrose, NM

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Melrose, NM

Solar Radiation Data in Melrose

Melrose (NM) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6916.25 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Melrose is April with an average of 628.79 kWhac, followed by June at 626.58 kWhac and May at 624.95 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Melrose (New Mexico) are February with an average of 505.66 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 509.16 kWhac and December at 511.35 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Melrose

Melrose Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Melrose averaged 12.63 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2017, which was about 1% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.70¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Melrose Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in New Mexico averaged $8.85 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2017, which was approximately 22% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $11.38 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Melrose

Solar Energy Contractors in Melrose

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

Our search for solar contractors companies located in Melrose produced no matches.

Solar Energy Equipment in Melrose

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Melrose

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

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Weather Forecast for Melrose, NM [5]

Tue Jul 25
85°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 78°F
Max: 85°F
High wind, near gale: 16 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 28%
Cloud cover: 76%
Wed Jul 26
91°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 95°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 8%
Thu Jul 27
89°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 89°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 8%
Fri Jul 28
86°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 88°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 46%
Sat Jul 29
89°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 90°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Jul 30
89°F
Light Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 91°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 1%

More about Melrose

About Melrose

The village of Melrose, NM in Curry County has an approximate population of 651. [6]

Melrose Solar Power

Melrose, NM Solar Energy

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

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Solar power is renewable, does not produce any pollutants and is one of the cleanest source of energy.

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