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Solar Energy in El Segundo, CA

Solar Energy in El Segundo

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Solar Panels in El Segundo

Solar panels in El Segundo 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 Segundo

The total length of the day in El Segundo, CA today (October 25, 2020) will be 10 hours and 57 minutes. [More]

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El Segundo, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in El Segundo, CA

Solar Energy Data in El Segundo, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for El Segundo, CA

Solar Radiation Data in El Segundo

Based on historical El Segundo, 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 Segundo. [1]

El Segundo has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.05 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.99 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in El Segundo that are always titled at the latitude of El Segundo (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.75 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.05 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.99 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 Segundo

Solar Radiation Data in El Segundo, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for El Segundo, CA

Solar Radiation Data in El Segundo

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

Solar Power Levels in El Segundo

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in El Segundo

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 25, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 2:08 pm
    • Sunset: 1:06 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:37 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:57
Solar Energy Statistics for El Segundo

Best Months for Solar in El Segundo

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (6.62 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (6.07 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.96 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in El Segundo

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

However, El Segundo is in Los Angeles County and Los Angeles County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in El Segundo

The Power of Solar in El Segundo, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for El Segundo, CA

Solar Radiation Data in El Segundo

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Cost of Utilities in El Segundo

El Segundo Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in El Segundo averaged 20.11 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2020, which was about 52% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.26¢/kWh in July. [3]

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El Segundo Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $14.34 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July 2020, which was approximately 18% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.57 per Mcf in July. [4]

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Weather Forecast for El Segundo, CA [5]

Sun Oct 25
65°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 65°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 95%
Mon Oct 26
66°F
Light Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 70°F
Light breeze: 4 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 20%
Cloud cover: 8%
Tue Oct 27
70°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 72°F
Setting: 0 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 18%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Oct 28
70°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 64°F
Max: 71°F
Calm: 3 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Oct 29
71°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 65°F
Max: 72°F
Calm: 2 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Oct 30
70°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 65°F
Max: 71°F
Calm: 2 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 25%

More about El Segundo

About El Segundo

The city of El Segundo, CA in Los Angeles County has an approximate population of 16,654. [6]

El Segundo Solar Power

El Segundo, CA Solar Energy

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

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