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Solar Energy in Bakersfield, CA

Solar Energy in Bakersfield

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Solar Panels in Bakersfield

Solar panels in Bakersfield that will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Bakersfield

The total length of the day in Bakersfield, CA today (April 18, 2019) will be 13 hours and 12 minutes. [More]

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Bakersfield, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Bakersfield, CA

Solar Energy Data in Bakersfield, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Bakersfield, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Bakersfield

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* 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 Bakersfield

Solar Radiation Data in Bakersfield, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Bakersfield, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Bakersfield

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

Solar Power Levels in Bakersfield

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Bakersfield

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 18, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:18 pm
    • Sunset: 2:31 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:55 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:12
Solar Energy Statistics for Bakersfield

Best Months for Solar in Bakersfield

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

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Bakersfield

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

However, Bakersfield is in Kern County and Kern County has at least 22,391 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Bakersfield

The Power of Solar in Bakersfield, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Bakersfield, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Bakersfield

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Cost of Utilities in Bakersfield

Bakersfield Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Bakersfield averaged 18.32 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2019, which was about 47% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.47¢/kWh in January. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Bakersfield

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Bakersfield Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $13.87 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2019, which was approximately 47% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.43 per Mcf in January. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Bakersfield

Solar Energy Contractors in Bakersfield

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Bakersfield, CA.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Bakersfield

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Bakersfield, CA.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Bakersfield

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Bakersfield, CA.

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Weather Forecast for Bakersfield, CA [5]

Thu Apr 18
72°F
Few Clouds
Min: 72°F
Max: 87°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 17%
Fri Apr 19
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 65°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Apr 20
77°F
Few Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 83°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 14%
Sun Apr 21
63°F
Few Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 73°F
Light breeze: 3 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 14%
Mon Apr 22
71°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 1 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Apr 23
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Bakersfield

About Bakersfield

The city of Bakersfield, CA in Kern County has an approximate population of 347,483. [6]

Bakersfield Solar Power

Bakersfield, CA Solar Energy

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

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