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Solar Energy in Glendale, CA

Solar Energy in Glendale

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Solar Panels in Glendale

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Glendale

The total length of the day in Glendale, CA today (November 14, 2019) will be 10 hours and 24 minutes. [More]

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Glendale, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Glendale, CA

Solar Energy Data in Glendale, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Glendale, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Glendale

Based on historical Glendale, 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 Glendale. [1]

Glendale has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.31 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 9% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.85 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Glendale that are always titled at the latitude of Glendale (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.07 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.31 kWh/m2/day and approximately 4% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.85 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 Glendale

Solar Radiation Data in Glendale, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Glendale, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Glendale

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

Solar Power Levels in Glendale

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Glendale

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 14, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 2:25 pm
    • Sunset: 12:49 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:37 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:24
Solar Energy Statistics for Glendale

Best Months for Solar in Glendale

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (7.22 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.71 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.74 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Glendale

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

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

Solar Power Output in Glendale

The Power of Solar in Glendale, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Glendale, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Glendale

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Cost of Utilities in Glendale

Glendale Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Glendale averaged 19.86 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2019, which was about 49% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.30¢/kWh in August. [3]

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Glendale Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $13.23 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2019, which was approximately 29% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $18.58 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Glendale

Solar Energy Contractors in Glendale

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Glendale

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Glendale

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

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Weather Forecast for Glendale, CA [5]

Thu Nov 14
69°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 62°F
Max: 69°F
Calm: 2 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 98%
Fri Nov 15
65°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 59°F
Max: 65°F
Calm: 2 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 88%
Sat Nov 16
73°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 75°F
Calm: 3 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Nov 17
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 68°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 3 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Nov 18
77°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 68°F
Max: 77°F
Setting: 0 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Nov 19
72°F
Light Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 4 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 32%

More about Glendale

About Glendale

The city of Glendale, CA in Los Angeles County has an approximate population of 191,719. [6]

Glendale Solar Power

Glendale, CA Solar Energy

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

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