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Solar Energy in Los Alamitos, CA

Solar Energy in Los Alamitos

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Solar Panels in Los Alamitos

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Los Alamitos

The total length of the day in Los Alamitos, CA today (September 29, 2020) will be 11 hours and 51 minutes. [More]

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Los Alamitos, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Los Alamitos, CA

Solar Energy Data in Los Alamitos, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Los Alamitos, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Los Alamitos

Based on historical Los Alamitos, 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 Los Alamitos. [1]

Los Alamitos has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.23 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.45 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Los Alamitos that are always titled at the latitude of Los Alamitos (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.96 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.23 kWh/m2/day and approximately 9% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.45 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 Los Alamitos

Solar Radiation Data in Los Alamitos, CA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Los Alamitos.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Los Alamitos, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Los Alamitos

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Solar Power Comparison: Los Alamitos vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Los Alamitos

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Los Alamitos 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 Los Alamitos

Sunrise / Sunset in Los Alamitos

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 29, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:46 pm
    • Sunset: 1:38 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:42 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:51
Solar Energy Statistics for Los Alamitos

Best Months for Solar in Los Alamitos

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (6.98 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.86 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.44 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Los Alamitos

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

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

Solar Power Output in Los Alamitos

The Power of Solar in Los Alamitos, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Los Alamitos, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Los Alamitos

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Cost of Utilities in Los Alamitos

Los Alamitos Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Los Alamitos averaged 20.11 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2020, which was about 52% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.26¢/kWh in July. [3]

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Los Alamitos 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 Los Alamitos, CA [5]

Tue Sep 29
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 70°F
Max: 85°F
Light breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 1%
Wed Sep 30
92°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 80°F
Max: 95°F
Calm: 0 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 14%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Oct 1
89°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 79°F
Max: 93°F
Calm: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 23%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Oct 2
87°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 79°F
Max: 91°F
Calm: 2 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Oct 3
86°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 79°F
Max: 89°F
Calm: 3 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 25%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Oct 4
83°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 75°F
Max: 84°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Los Alamitos

About Los Alamitos

The city of Los Alamitos, CA in Orange County has an approximate population of 11,449. [6]

Los Alamitos Solar Power

Los Alamitos, CA Solar Energy

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

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