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Solar Energy in Millbrae, CA

Solar Energy in Millbrae

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Solar Panels in Millbrae

Solar panels in Millbrae that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Millbrae

The total length of the day in Millbrae, CA today (July 05, 2020) will be 14 hours and 39 minutes. [More]

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Millbrae, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Millbrae, CA

Solar Energy Data in Millbrae, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Millbrae, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Millbrae

Based on historical Millbrae, 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 Millbrae. [1]

Millbrae has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.88 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.13 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Millbrae that are always titled at the latitude of Millbrae (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.57 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.88 kWh/m2/day and approximately 9% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.13 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 Millbrae

Solar Radiation Data in Millbrae, CA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Millbrae.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Millbrae, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Millbrae

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

Solar Power Levels in Millbrae

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Millbrae

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 05, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:54 pm
    • Sunset: 3:34 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:14 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:39
Solar Energy Statistics for Millbrae

Best Months for Solar in Millbrae

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (6.88 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.88 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.39 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Millbrae

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

However, Millbrae is in San Mateo County and San Mateo County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Millbrae

The Power of Solar in Millbrae, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Millbrae, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Millbrae

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Cost of Utilities in Millbrae

Millbrae Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Millbrae averaged 20.47 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2020, which was about 54% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Millbrae Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $13.69 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2020, which was approximately 28% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.68 per Mcf in March. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Millbrae, CA [5]

Sun Jul 5
68°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jul 6
64°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 64°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Jul 7
64°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jul 8
65°F
Few Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 65°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 18%
Thu Jul 9
67°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 67°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 1%
Fri Jul 10
66°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 88%

More about Millbrae

About Millbrae

The city of Millbrae, CA in San Mateo County has an approximate population of 21,532. [6]

Millbrae Solar Power

Millbrae, CA Solar Energy

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

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