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Solar Energy in Los Altos Hills, CA

Solar Energy in Los Altos Hills

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Solar Panels in Los Altos Hills

Solar panels in Los Altos Hills 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 Altos Hills

The total length of the day in Los Altos Hills, CA today (July 25, 2021) will be 14 hours and 13 minutes. [More]

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Los Altos Hills, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Los Altos Hills, CA

Solar Energy Data in Los Altos Hills, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Los Altos Hills, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Los Altos Hills

Based on historical Los Altos Hills, 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 Altos Hills. [1]

Los Altos Hills has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.11 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 12% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.82 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Los Altos Hills that are always titled at the latitude of Los Altos Hills (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.84 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.11 kWh/m2/day and approximately 0% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.82 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 Altos Hills

Solar Radiation Data in Los Altos Hills, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Los Altos Hills, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Los Altos Hills

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Solar Power Comparison: Los Altos Hills vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Los Altos Hills

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Los Altos Hills 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 Altos Hills

Sunrise / Sunset in Los Altos Hills

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 25, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:08 pm
    • Sunset: 3:21 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:15 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:13
Solar Energy Statistics for Los Altos Hills

Best Months for Solar in Los Altos Hills

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (7.3 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (8.28 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.92 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Los Altos Hills

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

However, Los Altos Hills is in Santa Clara County and Santa Clara County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Los Altos Hills

The Power of Solar in Los Altos Hills, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Los Altos Hills, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Los Altos Hills

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Cost of Utilities in Los Altos Hills

Los Altos Hills Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Los Altos Hills averaged 23.37 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2021, which was about 70% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.76¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Los Altos Hills Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $15.48 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2021, which was approximately 27% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.21 per Mcf in March. [4]

Weather Forecast for Los Altos Hills, CA [5]

Sun Jul 25
82°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 56°F
Max: 82°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 56%
Mon Jul 26
81°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 56°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 97%
Tue Jul 27
86°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 64°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 30%
Wed Jul 28
86°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 66°F
Max: 86°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 97%
Thu Jul 29
89°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 64°F
Max: 89°F
Light breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jul 30
91°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 91°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 28%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Los Altos Hills

About Los Altos Hills

The town of Los Altos Hills, CA in Santa Clara County has an approximate population of 7,922. [6]

Los Altos Hills Solar Power

Los Altos Hills, CA Solar Energy

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

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