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Solar Energy in Garden Grove, CA

Solar Energy in Garden Grove

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Solar Panels in Garden Grove

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Garden Grove

The total length of the day in Garden Grove, CA today (June 16, 2021) will be 14 hours and 23 minutes. [More]

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Garden Grove, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Garden Grove, CA

Solar Energy Data in Garden Grove, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Garden Grove, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Garden Grove

Based on historical Garden Grove, 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 Garden Grove. [1]

Garden Grove has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.26 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.48 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Garden Grove that are always titled at the latitude of Garden Grove (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.26 kWh/m2/day and approximately 9% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.48 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 Garden Grove

Solar Radiation Data in Garden Grove, CA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Garden Grove.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Garden Grove, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Garden Grove

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Solar Power Comparison: Garden Grove vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Garden Grove

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Garden Grove 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 Garden Grove

Sunrise / Sunset in Garden Grove

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 16, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:40 pm
    • Sunset: 3:04 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:52 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:23
Solar Energy Statistics for Garden Grove

Best Months for Solar in Garden Grove

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (6.93 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.71 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.36 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Garden Grove

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

However, Garden Grove is in Orange County and Orange County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Garden Grove

The Power of Solar in Garden Grove, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Garden Grove, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Garden Grove

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Cost of Utilities in Garden Grove

Garden Grove Electricity Costs

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Garden Grove Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $15.48 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2021, which was approximately 47% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.55 per Mcf in March. [4]

Weather Forecast for Garden Grove, CA [5]

Wed Jun 16
79°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 66°F
Max: 79°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Jun 17
80°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 69°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 63%
Fri Jun 18
77°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 69°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 54%
Sat Jun 19
77°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 68°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Jun 20
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 68°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jun 21
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 66°F
Max: 79°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Garden Grove

About Garden Grove

The city of Garden Grove, CA in Orange County has an approximate population of 170,883. [6]

Garden Grove Solar Power

Garden Grove, CA Solar Energy

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

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