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Solar Energy in Los Altos, CA

Solar Energy in Los Altos

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Solar Panels in Los Altos

Solar panels in Los Altos that will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Los Altos

The total length of the day in Los Altos, CA today (April 22, 2019) will be 13 hours and 26 minutes. [More]

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Los Altos, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Los Altos, CA

Solar Energy Data in Los Altos, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Los Altos, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Los Altos

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* 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

Solar Radiation Data in Los Altos, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Los Altos, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Los Altos

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

Solar Power Levels in Los Altos

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Los Altos

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 22, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:23 pm
    • Sunset: 2:50 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:06 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:26
Solar Energy Statistics for Los Altos

Best Months for Solar in Los Altos

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

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Los Altos

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

However, Los Altos is in Santa Clara County and Santa Clara County has at least 35,058 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Los Altos

The Power of Solar in Los Altos, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Los Altos, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Los Altos

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Cost of Utilities in Los Altos

Los Altos Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Los Altos averaged 18.32 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2019, which was about 47% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.47¢/kWh in January. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Los Altos

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Los Altos Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $13.87 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2019, which was approximately 47% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.43 per Mcf in January. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Los Altos

Solar Energy Contractors in Los Altos

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Los Altos

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Los Altos

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

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Weather Forecast for Los Altos, CA [5]

Mon Apr 22
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 74°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Apr 23
71°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 71°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 1%
Wed Apr 24
69°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 69°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Apr 25
66°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 66°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Apr 26
68°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 56°F
Max: 68°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 83%
Sat Apr 27
64°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 64°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 50%

More about Los Altos

About Los Altos

The city of Los Altos, CA in Santa Clara County has an approximate population of 28,976. [6]

Los Altos Solar Power

Los Altos, CA Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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