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Solar Energy in Orland, CA

Solar Energy in Orland

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Solar Panels in Orland

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Orland

The total length of the day in Orland, CA today (February 20, 2020) will be 10 hours and 56 minutes. [More]

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Orland, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Orland, CA

Solar Energy Data in Orland, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Orland, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Orland

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

Orland has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.02 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 17% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.05 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Orland that are always titled at the latitude of Orland (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.81 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.02 kWh/m2/day and approximately 4% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.05 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 Orland

Solar Radiation Data in Orland, CA

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Orland, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Orland

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

Solar Power Levels in Orland

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Orland

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 20, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 2:54 pm
    • Sunset: 1:50 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:22 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:56
Solar Energy Statistics for Orland

Best Months for Solar in Orland

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (7.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (9.04 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (8.04 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Orland

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

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

Solar Power Output in Orland

The Power of Solar in Orland, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Orland, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Orland

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Cost of Utilities in Orland

Orland Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Orland averaged 20.14 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in November 2019, which was about 54% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.04¢/kWh in November. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Orland

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Orland Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $12.20 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in November 2019, which was approximately 29% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.43 per Mcf in November. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Orland

Solar Energy Contractors in Orland

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Orland, CA.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Orland

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Orland, CA.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Orland

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Orland, CA.

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Weather Forecast for Orland, CA [5]

Wed Feb 19
48°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 48°F
Light breeze: 5 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 91%
Thu Feb 20
60°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 42°F
Max: 62°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Feb 21
65°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 45°F
Max: 68°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Feb 22
65°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 44°F
Max: 67°F
Calm: 3 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Feb 23
62°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 43°F
Max: 64°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 40%
Mon Feb 24
68°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 47°F
Max: 68°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Orland

About Orland

The city of Orland, CA in Glenn County has an approximate population of 7,291. [6]

Orland Solar Power

Orland, CA Solar Energy

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

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