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Solar Energy in Corte Madera, CA

Solar Energy in Corte Madera

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Solar Panels in Corte Madera

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Corte Madera

The total length of the day in Corte Madera, CA today (February 21, 2020) will be 11 hours and 03 minutes. [More]

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Corte Madera, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Corte Madera, CA

Solar Energy Data in Corte Madera, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Corte Madera, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Corte Madera

Based on historical Corte Madera, 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 Corte Madera. [1]

Corte Madera has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.96 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 8% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.42 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Corte Madera that are always titled at the latitude of Corte Madera (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.67 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.96 kWh/m2/day and approximately 5% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.42 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 Corte Madera

Solar Radiation Data in Corte Madera, CA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Corte Madera.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Corte Madera, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Corte Madera

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Solar Power Comparison: Corte Madera vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Corte Madera

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Corte Madera 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 Corte Madera

Sunrise / Sunset in Corte Madera

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 21, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 2:51 pm
    • Sunset: 1:55 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:23 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:03
Solar Energy Statistics for Corte Madera

Best Months for Solar in Corte Madera

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (7.15 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.69 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Corte Madera

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

However, Corte Madera is in Marin County and Marin County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Corte Madera

The Power of Solar in Corte Madera, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Corte Madera, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Corte Madera

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Cost of Utilities in Corte Madera

Corte Madera Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Corte Madera averaged 20.14 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in November 2019, which was about 54% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.04¢/kWh in November. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Corte Madera

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Corte Madera Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $12.20 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in November 2019, which was approximately 29% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.43 per Mcf in November. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Corte Madera

Solar Energy Contractors in Corte Madera

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Corte Madera

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Corte Madera

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

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Weather Forecast for Corte Madera, CA [5]

Thu Feb 20
51°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 50°F
Max: 51°F
Calm: 3 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Feb 21
56°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 49°F
Max: 59°F
Light breeze: 5 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Feb 22
58°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 58°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Feb 23
55°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 45°F
Max: 57°F
Setting: 0 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Feb 24
57°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 47°F
Max: 59°F
Calm: 3 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Feb 25
58°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 50°F
Max: 60°F
Calm: 2 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 34%

More about Corte Madera

About Corte Madera

The town of Corte Madera, CA in Marin County has an approximate population of 9,253. [6]

Corte Madera Solar Power

Corte Madera, CA Solar Energy

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

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