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Solar Energy in Los Banos, CA

Solar Energy in Los Banos

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Solar Panels in Los Banos

Solar panels in Los Banos 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 Banos

The total length of the day in Los Banos, CA today (September 20, 2020) will be 12 hours and 09 minutes. [More]

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Los Banos, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Los Banos, CA

Solar Energy Data in Los Banos, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Los Banos, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Los Banos

Based on historical Los Banos, 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 Banos. [1]

Los Banos has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.23 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 11% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.89 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Los Banos that are always titled at the latitude of Los Banos (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.93 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.23 kWh/m2/day and approximately 1% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.89 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 Banos

Solar Radiation Data in Los Banos, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Los Banos, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Los Banos

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

Solar Power Levels in Los Banos

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Los Banos

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 20, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:51 pm
    • Sunset: 2:00 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:56 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:09
Solar Energy Statistics for Los Banos

Best Months for Solar in Los Banos

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (7.35 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (8.5 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.15 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Los Banos

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

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

Solar Power Output in Los Banos

The Power of Solar in Los Banos, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Los Banos, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Los Banos

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Cost of Utilities in Los Banos

Los Banos Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Los Banos averaged 19.79 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2020, which was about 49% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in June. [3]

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Los Banos 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 Banos, CA [5]

Sun Sep 20
81°F
Few Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 95°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 22%
Mon Sep 21
89°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 98°F
Calm: 2 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 21%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Sep 22
84°F
Few Clouds
Min: 62°F
Max: 94°F
Calm: 2 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 17%
Wed Sep 23
80°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 92°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 22%
Cloud cover: 37%
Thu Sep 24
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 91°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Sep 25
73°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Los Banos

About Los Banos

The city of Los Banos, CA in Merced County has an approximate population of 35,972. [6]

Los Banos Solar Power

Los Banos, CA Solar Energy

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

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