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Solar Energy in Wyoming

Solar Panels in Wyoming

There are currently at least 157 solar panel installations throughout the state of Wyoming right now.

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Solar Energy Levels in Wyoming

The average monthly solar radiation level in Wyoming's capital city, Cheyenne, of 5.36 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 44% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in an area with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 19% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in an area with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).
→ Wyoming values listed here are based on the capital, Cheyenne.

Solar Radiation in Wyoming

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Wyoming solar radiation levels compare to average levels in an area with historcially high levels (NV) and one 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).
→ Wyoming values listed here are based on the capital, Cheyenne.

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Solar Installs in Wyoming

Solar Panel Installations in Wyoming

A look at solar installs in Wyoming. The chart below visualizes install totals for the top five counties in WY vs. the cumulative install total of rest of WY counties combined.

Breakdown of Solar Installs in Wyoming

There are currently at least 157 solar panel installations throughout the state of Wyoming right now. [1]

  • Top Five Solar Install Counties in Wyoming
    • Fremont County: 43 solar installs
    • Sweetwater County: 17 solar installs
    • Albany County: 15 solar installs
    • Laramie County: 14 solar installs
    • Teton County: 12 solar installs
    • Everywhere Else: 56 solar installs

Note: Install totals presented here are those voluntarily contributed from a variety of sources including solar incentive programs, utilities, installers, and the general public. [1] Data for some states is thinner than others.

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Cost of Utilities in Wyoming

Wyoming Electricity Costs

Residential electricity prices in Wyoming averaged 12.25 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2017, which was approximately 8% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.30¢/kWh in September. [2]

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Wyoming Natural Gas Costs

Residential natural gas prices in Wyoming averaged $15.04 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2017, which was about 12% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.01 per Mcf in September. [3]

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More about Wyoming

About Wyoming

Wyoming ranks 48th among all states in the U.S. with a population of approximately 563,626. [4]

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Solar Energy in WY

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in Wyoming, or for additional solar-related resources in WY, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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

Cities in Wyoming

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