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Solar Energy in El Cerrito, CA

Solar Energy in El Cerrito

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Solar Panels in El Cerrito

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

Sunrise & Sunset in El Cerrito

The total length of the day in El Cerrito, CA today (December 15, 2019) will be 09 hours and 33 minutes. [More]

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El Cerrito, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in El Cerrito, CA

Solar Energy Data in El Cerrito, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for El Cerrito, CA

Solar Radiation Data in El Cerrito

Based on historical El Cerrito, 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 El Cerrito. [1]

El Cerrito has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.89 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.07 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in El Cerrito that are always titled at the latitude of El Cerrito (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.58 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.89 kWh/m2/day and approximately 10% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.07 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 El Cerrito

Solar Radiation Data in El Cerrito, CA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in El Cerrito.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for El Cerrito, CA

Solar Radiation Data in El Cerrito

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Solar Power Comparison: El Cerrito vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in El Cerrito

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average El Cerrito 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 El Cerrito

Sunrise / Sunset in El Cerrito

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 15, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 3:18 pm
    • Sunset: 12:51 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:04 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:33
Solar Energy Statistics for El Cerrito

Best Months for Solar in El Cerrito

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (6.94 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (7.05 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.65 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in El Cerrito

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

However, El Cerrito is in Contra Costa County and Contra Costa County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in El Cerrito

The Power of Solar in El Cerrito, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for El Cerrito, CA

Solar Radiation Data in El Cerrito

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Cost of Utilities in El Cerrito

El Cerrito Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in El Cerrito averaged 20.72 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2019, which was about 57% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.17¢/kWh in September. [3]

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El Cerrito Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $13.01 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2019, which was approximately 27% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.81 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in El Cerrito

Solar Energy Contractors in El Cerrito

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in El Cerrito

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in El Cerrito

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

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Weather Forecast for El Cerrito, CA [5]

Sun Dec 15
56°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 47°F
Max: 56°F
Light breeze: 3 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 30%
Mon Dec 16
50°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 46°F
Max: 52°F
Light breeze: 5 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Dec 17
48°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 45°F
Max: 49°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Dec 18
47°F
Light Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 48°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 96%
Thu Dec 19
49°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 45°F
Max: 49°F
Calm: 2 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Dec 20
50°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 52°F
Light breeze: 4 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about El Cerrito

About El Cerrito

The city of El Cerrito, CA in Contra Costa County has an approximate population of 23,549. [6]

El Cerrito Solar Power

El Cerrito, CA Solar Energy

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

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