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Solar Energy in Pinole, CA

Solar Energy in Pinole

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Solar Panels in Pinole

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Pinole

The total length of the day in Pinole, CA today (July 25, 2021) will be 14 hours and 16 minutes. [More]

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Pinole, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Pinole, CA

Solar Energy Data in Pinole, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Pinole, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Pinole

Based on historical Pinole, 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 Pinole. [1]

Pinole has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.93 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.19 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Pinole that are always titled at the latitude of Pinole (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.61 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.93 kWh/m2/day and approximately 8% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.19 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 Pinole

Solar Radiation Data in Pinole, CA

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Pinole, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Pinole

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

Solar Power Levels in Pinole

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Pinole

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 25, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:07 pm
    • Sunset: 3:24 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:15 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:16
Solar Energy Statistics for Pinole

Best Months for Solar in Pinole

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (7.12 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.41 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.72 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Pinole

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

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

Solar Power Output in Pinole

The Power of Solar in Pinole, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Pinole, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Pinole

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Cost of Utilities in Pinole

Pinole Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Pinole averaged 23.37 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2021, which was about 70% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.76¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Pinole Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $15.48 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2021, which was approximately 27% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.21 per Mcf in March. [4]

Weather Forecast for Pinole, CA [5]

Sun Jul 25
69°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 69°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 38%
Mon Jul 26
66°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 66°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 46%
Tue Jul 27
79°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 59°F
Max: 83°F
Light breeze: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 63%
Wed Jul 28
80°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 65°F
Max: 80°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 94%
Thu Jul 29
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 1%
Fri Jul 30
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 2%

More about Pinole

About Pinole

The city of Pinole, CA in Contra Costa County has an approximate population of 18,390. [6]

Pinole Solar Power

Pinole, CA Solar Energy

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

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