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Solar Energy in Moraga, CA

Solar Energy in Moraga

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Solar Panels in Moraga

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Moraga

The total length of the day in Moraga, CA today (June 01, 2020) will be 14 hours and 38 minutes. [More]

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Moraga, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Moraga, CA

Solar Energy Data in Moraga, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Moraga, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Moraga

Based on historical Moraga, 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 Moraga. [1]

Moraga has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.86 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.21 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Moraga that are always titled at the latitude of Moraga (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.55 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.86 kWh/m2/day and approximately 7% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.21 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 Moraga

Solar Radiation Data in Moraga, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Moraga, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Moraga

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

Solar Power Levels in Moraga

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Moraga

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 01, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:47 pm
    • Sunset: 3:25 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:06 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:38
Solar Energy Statistics for Moraga

Best Months for Solar in Moraga

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (6.97 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.22 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.55 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Moraga

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

However, Moraga is in Contra Costa County and Contra Costa County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Moraga

The Power of Solar in Moraga, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Moraga, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Moraga

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Cost of Utilities in Moraga

Moraga Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Moraga averaged 20.49 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in March 2020, which was about 57% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.08¢/kWh in March. [3]

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Moraga Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $13.69 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2020, which was approximately 39% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.86 per Mcf in March. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Moraga, CA [5]

Mon Jun 1
70°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 45%
Tue Jun 2
84°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 64°F
Max: 84°F
Light breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jun 3
84°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 84°F
Light breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 26%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jun 4
76°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 76°F
Light breeze: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 96%
Fri Jun 5
63°F
Few Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 63°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 13%
Sat Jun 6
66°F
Light Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 66°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 3%

More about Moraga

About Moraga

The town of Moraga, CA in Contra Costa County has an approximate population of 16,016. [6]

Moraga Solar Power

Moraga, CA Solar Energy

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

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