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Solar Energy in Cloverdale, CA

Solar Energy in Cloverdale

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Solar Panels in Cloverdale

Solar panels in Cloverdale that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Cloverdale

The total length of the day in Cloverdale, CA today (July 14, 2020) will be 14 hours and 37 minutes. [More]

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Cloverdale, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Cloverdale, CA

Solar Energy Data in Cloverdale, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Cloverdale, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Cloverdale

Based on historical Cloverdale, CA data, solar panels that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output in Cloverdale. [1]

Cloverdale has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.98 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 15% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.85 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Cloverdale that are always titled at the latitude of Cloverdale (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.72 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.98 kWh/m2/day and approximately 2% less than the average monthly DNI of 5.85 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 Cloverdale

Solar Radiation Data in Cloverdale, CA

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Cloverdale, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Cloverdale

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

Solar Power Levels in Cloverdale

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Cloverdale

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 14, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:59 pm
    • Sunset: 3:36 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:18 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:37
Solar Energy Statistics for Cloverdale

Best Months for Solar in Cloverdale

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (7.38 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (8.71 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (8.01 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Cloverdale

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

However, Cloverdale is in Sonoma County and Sonoma County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Cloverdale

The Power of Solar in Cloverdale, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Cloverdale, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Cloverdale

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Cost of Utilities in Cloverdale

Cloverdale Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Cloverdale 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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Cloverdale 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 Cloverdale, CA [5]

Tue Jul 14
95°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 95°F
Light breeze: 6 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 21%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jul 15
98°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 98°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jul 16
94°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 94°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 22%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jul 17
91°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 91°F
Light breeze: 7 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 25%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Jul 18
96°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 96°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Jul 19
96°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 96°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 13%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Cloverdale

About Cloverdale

The city of Cloverdale, CA in Sonoma County has an approximate population of 8,618. [6]

Cloverdale Solar Power

Cloverdale, CA Solar Energy

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

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