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Solar Energy in Chula Vista, CA

Solar Energy in Chula Vista

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Solar Panels in Chula Vista

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Chula Vista

The total length of the day in Chula Vista, CA today (September 15, 2019) will be 12 hours and 21 minutes. [More]

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Chula Vista, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Chula Vista, CA

Solar Energy Data in Chula Vista, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Chula Vista, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Chula Vista

Based on historical Chula Vista, 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 Chula Vista. [1]

Chula Vista has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.38 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 11% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.06 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Chula Vista that are always titled at the latitude of Chula Vista (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.16 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.38 kWh/m2/day and approximately 2% greater than the average monthly DNI of 6.06 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 Chula Vista

Solar Radiation Data in Chula Vista, CA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Chula Vista.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Chula Vista, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Chula Vista

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Solar Power Comparison: Chula Vista vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Chula Vista

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Chula Vista 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 Chula Vista

Sunrise / Sunset in Chula Vista

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 15, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:32 pm
    • Sunset: 1:54 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:43 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:21
Solar Energy Statistics for Chula Vista

Best Months for Solar in Chula Vista

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (6.93 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (7.05 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.24 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Chula Vista

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

However, Chula Vista is in San Diego County and San Diego County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Chula Vista

The Power of Solar in Chula Vista, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Chula Vista, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Chula Vista

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Cost of Utilities in Chula Vista

Chula Vista Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Chula Vista averaged 20.87 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2019, which was about 56% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.34¢/kWh in June. [3]

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Chula Vista Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $12.96 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2019, which was approximately 17% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.67 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Chula Vista

Solar Energy Contractors in Chula Vista

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Chula Vista

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Chula Vista

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

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Weather Forecast for Chula Vista, CA [5]

Sat Sep 14
73°F
Few Clouds
Min: 73°F
Max: 73°F
: 7 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 19%
Sun Sep 15
73°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 71°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 93%
Mon Sep 16
69°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 68°F
Max: 70°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 74%
Tue Sep 17
69°F
Few Clouds
Min: 68°F
Max: 69°F
Light breeze: 5 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 13%
Wed Sep 18
67°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 68°F
: 7 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 19
67°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 2%

More about Chula Vista

About Chula Vista

The city of Chula Vista, CA in San Diego County has an approximate population of 243,916. [6]

Chula Vista Solar Power

Chula Vista, CA Solar Energy

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

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