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Solar Energy in Escondido, CA

Solar Energy in Escondido

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Solar Panels in Escondido

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Escondido

The total length of the day in Escondido, CA today (June 02, 2020) will be 14 hours and 13 minutes. [More]

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Escondido, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Escondido, CA

Solar Energy Data in Escondido, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Escondido, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Escondido

Based on historical Escondido, CA data, solar panels that are tilted toward the equator at an angle equal to the current latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Escondido. [1]

Escondido has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.39 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 12% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.15 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Escondido that are always titled at the latitude of Escondido (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.15 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.39 kWh/m2/day and approximately equal to the average monthly DNI of 6.15 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 Escondido

Solar Radiation Data in Escondido, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Escondido, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Escondido

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

Solar Power Levels in Escondido

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Escondido

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 02, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:39 pm
    • Sunset: 2:53 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:46 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:13
Solar Energy Statistics for Escondido

Best Months for Solar in Escondido

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (7.09 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.62 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.61 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Escondido

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

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

Solar Power Output in Escondido

The Power of Solar in Escondido, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Escondido, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Escondido

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Cost of Utilities in Escondido

Escondido Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Escondido averaged 20.49 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in March 2020, which was about 57% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.08¢/kWh in March. [3]

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Escondido Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $13.69 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2020, which was approximately 39% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.86 per Mcf in March. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Escondido, CA [5]

Tue Jun 2
77°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 60°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 99%
Wed Jun 3
84°F
Few Clouds
Min: 65°F
Max: 86°F
Light breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 18%
Thu Jun 4
83°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 64°F
Max: 84°F
Light breeze: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 8%
Fri Jun 5
73°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 4%
Sat Jun 6
69°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 59°F
Max: 72°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 63%
Sun Jun 7
71°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 6%

More about Escondido

About Escondido

The city of Escondido, CA in San Diego County has an approximate population of 143,911. [6]

Escondido Solar Power

Escondido, CA Solar Energy

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

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