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Solar Energy in Fontana, CA

Solar Energy in Fontana

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Solar Panels in Fontana

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Fontana

The total length of the day in Fontana, CA today (September 26, 2020) will be 11 hours and 58 minutes. [More]

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Fontana, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Fontana, CA

Solar Energy Data in Fontana, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Fontana, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Fontana

Based on historical Fontana, 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 Fontana. [1]

Fontana has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.42 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 12% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.17 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Fontana that are always titled at the latitude of Fontana (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.19 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.42 kWh/m2/day and approximately 0% greater than the average monthly DNI of 6.17 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 Fontana

Solar Radiation Data in Fontana, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Fontana, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Fontana

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

Solar Power Levels in Fontana

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Fontana

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 26, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:41 pm
    • Sunset: 1:39 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:40 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:58
Solar Energy Statistics for Fontana

Best Months for Solar in Fontana

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (7.32 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.98 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.79 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Fontana

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

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

Solar Power Output in Fontana

The Power of Solar in Fontana, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Fontana, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Fontana

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Cost of Utilities in Fontana

Fontana Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Fontana averaged 20.11 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2020, which was about 51% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in July. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Fontana

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Fontana Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $14.57 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2020, which was approximately 5% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.37 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Fontana, CA [5]

Sat Sep 26
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 85°F
Calm: 2 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 1%
Sun Sep 27
87°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 71°F
Max: 94°F
Calm: 2 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 29%
Mon Sep 28
91°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 73°F
Max: 98°F
Calm: 1 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Sep 29
93°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 76°F
Max: 100°F
Setting: 0 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 11%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 30
94°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 79°F
Max: 100°F
Calm: 1 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 11%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Oct 1
94°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 79°F
Max: 99°F
Calm: 2 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 12%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Fontana

About Fontana

The city of Fontana, CA in San Bernardino County has an approximate population of 196,069. [6]

Fontana Solar Power

Fontana, CA Solar Energy

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

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