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Solar Energy in Paradise, CA

Solar Energy in Paradise

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Solar Panels in Paradise

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Paradise

The total length of the day in Paradise, CA today (September 26, 2020) will be 11 hours and 56 minutes. [More]

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Paradise, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Paradise, CA

Solar Energy Data in Paradise, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Paradise, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Paradise

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

Paradise has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.96 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 17% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.99 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Paradise that are always titled at the latitude of Paradise (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.72 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.96 kWh/m2/day and approximately 5% less than the average monthly DNI of 5.99 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 Paradise

Solar Radiation Data in Paradise, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Paradise, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Paradise

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

Solar Power Levels in Paradise

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Paradise

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 26, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:59 pm
    • Sunset: 1:55 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:57 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:56
Solar Energy Statistics for Paradise

Best Months for Solar in Paradise

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (7.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (9.18 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (8.09 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Paradise

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

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

Solar Power Output in Paradise

The Power of Solar in Paradise, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Paradise, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Paradise

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Cost of Utilities in Paradise

Paradise Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Paradise averaged 20.11 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2020, which was about 51% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in July. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Paradise

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Paradise 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 Paradise, CA [5]

Sat Sep 26
82°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 85°F
Light breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 60%
Sun Sep 27
85°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 64°F
Max: 96°F
Light breeze: 4 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 18%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 28
88°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 101°F
Calm: 2 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 12%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Sep 29
91°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 97°F
Calm: 3 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 11%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 30
91°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 98°F
Light breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 12%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Oct 1
89°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 68°F
Max: 97°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 11%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Paradise

About Paradise

The town of Paradise, CA in Butte County has an approximate population of 26,218. [6]

Paradise Solar Power

Paradise, CA Solar Energy

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

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