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Solar Energy in Blue Lake, CA

Solar Energy in Blue Lake

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Solar Panels in Blue Lake

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Blue Lake

The total length of the day in Blue Lake, CA today (December 15, 2019) will be 09 hours and 15 minutes. [More]

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Blue Lake, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Blue Lake, CA

Solar Energy Data in Blue Lake, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Blue Lake, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Blue Lake

Based on historical Blue Lake, 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 Blue Lake. [1]

Blue Lake has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.1 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.33 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Blue Lake that are always titled at the latitude of Blue Lake (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.77 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.1 kWh/m2/day and approximately 10% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.33 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 Blue Lake

Solar Radiation Data in Blue Lake, CA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Blue Lake.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Blue Lake, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Blue Lake

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Solar Power Comparison: Blue Lake vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Blue Lake

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Blue Lake 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 Blue Lake

Sunrise / Sunset in Blue Lake

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 15, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 3:33 pm
    • Sunset: 12:49 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:11 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:15
Solar Energy Statistics for Blue Lake

Best Months for Solar in Blue Lake

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: September (6.17 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: September (5.94 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.56 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Blue Lake

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

However, Blue Lake is in Humboldt County and Humboldt County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Blue Lake

The Power of Solar in Blue Lake, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Blue Lake, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Blue Lake

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Cost of Utilities in Blue Lake

Blue Lake Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Blue Lake averaged 20.72 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2019, which was about 57% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.17¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Blue Lake Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $13.01 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2019, which was approximately 27% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.81 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Blue Lake

Solar Energy Contractors in Blue Lake

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Blue Lake

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Blue Lake

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

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Weather Forecast for Blue Lake, CA [5]

Sun Dec 15
51°F
Light Rain
Min: 38°F
Max: 51°F
Calm: 2 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 86%
Mon Dec 16
55°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 35°F
Max: 55°F
Calm: 1 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Dec 17
53°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 38°F
Max: 53°F
Light breeze: 4 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Dec 18
52°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 37°F
Max: 52°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Dec 19
49°F
Light Rain
Min: 42°F
Max: 49°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Dec 20
56°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 42°F
Max: 56°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Blue Lake

About Blue Lake

The city of Blue Lake, CA in Humboldt County has an approximate population of 1,253. [6]

Blue Lake Solar Power

Blue Lake, CA Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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