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Solar Energy in Colma, CA

Solar Energy in Colma

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Solar Panels in Colma

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Colma

The total length of the day in Colma, CA today (August 21, 2019) will be 13 hours and 23 minutes. [More]

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Colma, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Colma, CA

Solar Energy Data in Colma, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Colma, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Colma

Based on historical Colma, 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 Colma. [1]

Colma has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.35 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.05 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Colma that are always titled at the latitude of Colma (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.96 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.35 kWh/m2/day and approximately 22% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.05 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 Colma

Solar Radiation Data in Colma, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Colma, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Colma

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

Solar Power Levels in Colma

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Colma

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 21, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:31 pm
    • Sunset: 2:54 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:12 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:23
Solar Energy Statistics for Colma

Best Months for Solar in Colma

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (6.29 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.77 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.53 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Colma

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

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

Solar Power Output in Colma

The Power of Solar in Colma, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Colma, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Colma

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Cost of Utilities in Colma

Colma Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Colma averaged 18.89 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2019, which was about 42% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.32¢/kWh in May. [3]

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Colma Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $12.99 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2019, which was approximately 1% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.86 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Colma

Solar Energy Contractors in Colma

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Colma

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Colma

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

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Weather Forecast for Colma, CA [5]

Tue Aug 20
58°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 58°F
Light breeze: 2 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Aug 21
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 75°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Aug 22
73°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 56°F
Max: 73°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 32%
Fri Aug 23
69°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 69°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Aug 24
71°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 71°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Aug 25
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 76°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Colma

About Colma

The town of Colma, CA in San Mateo County has an approximate population of 1,792. [6]

Colma Solar Power

Colma, CA Solar Energy

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

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