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Solar Energy in Loyalton, CA

Solar Energy in Loyalton

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Solar Panels in Loyalton

Solar panels in Loyalton that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Loyalton

The total length of the day in Loyalton, CA today (September 23, 2020) will be 12 hours and 01 minutes. [More]

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Loyalton, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Loyalton, CA

Solar Energy Data in Loyalton, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Loyalton, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Loyalton

Based on historical Loyalton, CA data, solar panels that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output in Loyalton. [1]

Loyalton has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.05 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 24% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.67 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Loyalton that are always titled at the latitude of Loyalton (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.91 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.05 kWh/m2/day and approximately 11% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.67 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 Loyalton

Solar Radiation Data in Loyalton, CA

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Loyalton, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Loyalton

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Solar Power Comparison: Loyalton vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Loyalton

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Loyalton 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 Loyalton

Sunrise / Sunset in Loyalton

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 23, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:51 pm
    • Sunset: 1:53 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:52 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:01
Solar Energy Statistics for Loyalton

Best Months for Solar in Loyalton

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (7.44 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (9.75 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (8.04 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Loyalton

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

However, Loyalton is in Sierra County and Sierra County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Loyalton

The Power of Solar in Loyalton, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Loyalton, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Loyalton

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Cost of Utilities in Loyalton

Loyalton Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Loyalton 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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Loyalton 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 Loyalton, CA [5]

Wed Sep 23
73°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 45°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 5 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 20%
Cloud cover: 51%
Thu Sep 24
69°F
Few Clouds
Min: 42°F
Max: 77°F
Light breeze: 5 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 23%
Cloud cover: 20%
Fri Sep 25
68°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 42°F
Max: 79°F
Calm: 3 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 81%
Sat Sep 26
70°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 78°F
Light breeze: 5 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 6%
Sun Sep 27
72°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 46°F
Max: 80°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 28
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 83°F
Light breeze: 7 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 20%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Loyalton

About Loyalton

The city of Loyalton, CA in Sierra County has an approximate population of 769. [6]

Loyalton Solar Power

Loyalton, CA Solar Energy

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

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