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Solar Energy in Burlingame, CA

Solar Energy in Burlingame

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Solar Panels in Burlingame

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Burlingame

The total length of the day in Burlingame, CA today (July 04, 2020) will be 14 hours and 40 minutes. [More]

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Burlingame, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Burlingame, CA

Solar Energy Data in Burlingame, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Burlingame, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Burlingame

Based on historical Burlingame, 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 Burlingame. [1]

Burlingame has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.88 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.13 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Burlingame that are always titled at the latitude of Burlingame (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.57 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.88 kWh/m2/day and approximately 9% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.13 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 Burlingame

Solar Radiation Data in Burlingame, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Burlingame, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Burlingame

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

Solar Power Levels in Burlingame

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Burlingame

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 04, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:53 pm
    • Sunset: 3:34 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:13 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:40
Solar Energy Statistics for Burlingame

Best Months for Solar in Burlingame

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (6.88 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.88 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.39 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Burlingame

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

However, Burlingame is in San Mateo County and San Mateo County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Burlingame

The Power of Solar in Burlingame, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Burlingame, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Burlingame

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Cost of Utilities in Burlingame

Burlingame Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Burlingame averaged 20.47 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2020, which was about 54% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Burlingame Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $13.69 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2020, which was approximately 28% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.68 per Mcf in March. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Burlingame, CA [5]

Fri Jul 3
56°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 56°F
Light breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 1%
Sat Jul 4
69°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Jul 5
66°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jul 6
63°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 63°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Jul 7
64°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 1%
Wed Jul 8
63°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 56°F
Max: 63°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 30%

More about Burlingame

About Burlingame

The city of Burlingame, CA in San Mateo County has an approximate population of 28,806. [6]

Burlingame Solar Power

Burlingame, CA Solar Energy

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

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