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Solar Energy in East Palo Alto, CA

Solar Energy in East Palo Alto

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Solar Panels in East Palo Alto

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

Sunrise & Sunset in East Palo Alto

The total length of the day in East Palo Alto, CA today (April 20, 2021) will be 13 hours and 23 minutes. [More]

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East Palo Alto, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in East Palo Alto, CA

Solar Energy Data in East Palo Alto, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for East Palo Alto, CA

Solar Radiation Data in East Palo Alto

Based on historical East Palo Alto, 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 East Palo Alto. [1]

East Palo Alto has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.01 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.4 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in East Palo Alto that are always titled at the latitude of East Palo Alto (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.72 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.01 kWh/m2/day and approximately 6% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.4 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 East Palo Alto

Solar Radiation Data in East Palo Alto, CA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in East Palo Alto.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for East Palo Alto, CA

Solar Radiation Data in East Palo Alto

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Solar Power Comparison: East Palo Alto vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in East Palo Alto

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average East Palo Alto 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 East Palo Alto

Sunrise / Sunset in East Palo Alto

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 20, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:25 pm
    • Sunset: 2:49 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:07 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:23
Solar Energy Statistics for East Palo Alto

Best Months for Solar in East Palo Alto

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (7.2 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.66 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.8 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in East Palo Alto

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

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

Solar Power Output in East Palo Alto

The Power of Solar in East Palo Alto, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for East Palo Alto, CA

Solar Radiation Data in East Palo Alto

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Cost of Utilities in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in East Palo Alto averaged 21.43 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2021, which was about 69% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.69¢/kWh in January. [3]

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East Palo Alto Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $15.79 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2021, which was approximately 62% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.74 per Mcf in January. [4]

Weather Forecast for East Palo Alto, CA [5]

Tue Apr 20
60°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 50°F
Max: 61°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 61%
Wed Apr 21
68°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Apr 22
70°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 70°F
Light breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 2%
Fri Apr 23
67°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 67°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 1%
Sat Apr 24
66°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 49°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Apr 25
56°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 56°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about East Palo Alto

About East Palo Alto

The city of East Palo Alto, CA in San Mateo County has an approximate population of 28,155. [6]

East Palo Alto Solar Power

East Palo Alto, CA Solar Energy

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

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