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Solar Energy in Fortuna, CA

Solar Energy in Fortuna

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Solar Panels in Fortuna

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Fortuna

The total length of the day in Fortuna, CA today (June 20, 2019) will be 15 hours and 05 minutes. [More]

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Fortuna, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Fortuna, CA

Solar Energy Data in Fortuna, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Fortuna, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Fortuna

Based on historical Fortuna, 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 Fortuna. [1]

Fortuna has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.1 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.16 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Fortuna that are always titled at the latitude of Fortuna (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.75 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.1 kWh/m2/day and approximately 14% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.16 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 Fortuna

Solar Radiation Data in Fortuna, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Fortuna, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Fortuna

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

Solar Power Levels in Fortuna

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Fortuna

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 20, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:45 pm
    • Sunset: 3:50 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:18 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:05
Solar Energy Statistics for Fortuna

Best Months for Solar in Fortuna

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (6.11 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: September (5.7 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.5 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Fortuna

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

However, Fortuna is in Humboldt County and Humboldt County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Fortuna

The Power of Solar in Fortuna, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Fortuna, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Fortuna

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Cost of Utilities in Fortuna

Fortuna Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Fortuna averaged 19.30 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in March 2019, which was about 50% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.83¢/kWh in March. [3]

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Fortuna Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $13.64 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2019, which was approximately 44% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.48 per Mcf in March. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Fortuna

Solar Energy Contractors in Fortuna

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Fortuna

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Fortuna

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

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Weather Forecast for Fortuna, CA [5]

Thu Jun 20
58°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 53°F
Max: 60°F
Storm: 27 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jun 21
53°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 52°F
Max: 53°F
Severe Gale: 23 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Jun 22
53°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 52°F
Max: 55°F
Severe Gale: 21 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Jun 23
53°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 52°F
Max: 53°F
Severe Gale: 22 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jun 24
52°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 52°F
High wind, near gale: 15 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Jun 25
54°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 56°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Fortuna

About Fortuna

The city of Fortuna, CA in Humboldt County has an approximate population of 11,926. [6]

Fortuna Solar Power

Fortuna, CA Solar Energy

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

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