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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 (December 04, 2021) will be 09 hours and 46 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 December 04, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 3:05 pm
    • Sunset: 12:51 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:58 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:46
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 0 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 23.44 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2021, which was about 65% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.19¢/kWh in September. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Los Altos

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Los Altos Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $16.19 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2021, which was approximately 20% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $20.22 per Mcf in September. [4]

Weather Forecast for Los Altos, CA [5]

Sat Dec 4
58°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 50°F
Max: 59°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 10%
Sun Dec 5
62°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 50°F
Max: 65°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 6%
Mon Dec 6
59°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 52°F
Max: 61°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Dec 7
59°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 51°F
Max: 59°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 73%
Wed Dec 8
60°F
Light Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 60°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 70%
Thu Dec 9
56°F
Light Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 56°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 22%

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.

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