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Solar Energy in Alhambra, CA

Solar Energy in Alhambra

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Solar Panels in Alhambra

Solar panels in Alhambra that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Alhambra

The total length of the day in Alhambra, CA today (September 26, 2020) will be 11 hours and 58 minutes. [More]

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Alhambra, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Alhambra, CA

Solar Energy Data in Alhambra, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Alhambra, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Alhambra

Based on historical Alhambra, CA data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Alhambra. [1]

Alhambra has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.27 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 8% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.73 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Alhambra that are always titled at the latitude of Alhambra (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.02 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.27 kWh/m2/day and approximately 5% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.73 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 Alhambra

Solar Radiation Data in Alhambra, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Alhambra, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Alhambra

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

Solar Power Levels in Alhambra

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Alhambra

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 26, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:44 pm
    • Sunset: 1:42 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:43 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:58
Solar Energy Statistics for Alhambra

Best Months for Solar in Alhambra

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (7.17 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.68 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Alhambra

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

However, Alhambra is in Los Angeles County and Los Angeles County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Alhambra

The Power of Solar in Alhambra, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Alhambra, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Alhambra

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Cost of Utilities in Alhambra

Alhambra Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Alhambra averaged 20.11 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2020, which was about 51% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in July. [3]

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Alhambra Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $14.57 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2020, which was approximately 5% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.37 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Alhambra, CA [5]

Sat Sep 26
75°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 69°F
Max: 83°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 39%
Sun Sep 27
83°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 71°F
Max: 88°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 45%
Mon Sep 28
87°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 74°F
Max: 93°F
Calm: 2 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 26%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Sep 29
91°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 76°F
Max: 98°F
Calm: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 30
92°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 81°F
Max: 99°F
Calm: 2 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 18%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Oct 1
93°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 82°F
Max: 97°F
Light breeze: 3 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Alhambra

About Alhambra

The city of Alhambra, CA in Los Angeles County has an approximate population of 83,089. [6]

Alhambra Solar Power

Alhambra, CA Solar Energy

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

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