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Solar Energy in Placerville, CA

Solar Energy in Placerville

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Solar Panels in Placerville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Placerville

The total length of the day in Placerville, CA today (May 31, 2020) will be 14 hours and 43 minutes. [More]

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Placerville, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Placerville, CA

Solar Energy Data in Placerville, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Placerville, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Placerville

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

Placerville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.07 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 18% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.16 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Placerville that are always titled at the latitude of Placerville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.83 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.07 kWh/m2/day and approximately 5% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.16 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 Placerville

Solar Radiation Data in Placerville, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Placerville, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Placerville

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

Solar Power Levels in Placerville

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Placerville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 31, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:39 pm
    • Sunset: 3:22 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:01 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:43
Solar Energy Statistics for Placerville

Best Months for Solar in Placerville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (7.51 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (9.37 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (8.13 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Placerville

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

However, Placerville is in El Dorado County and El Dorado County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Placerville

The Power of Solar in Placerville, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Placerville, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Placerville

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Cost of Utilities in Placerville

Placerville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Placerville 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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Placerville 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 Placerville, CA [5]

Sun May 31
67°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 59°F
Max: 67°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 40%
Mon Jun 1
75°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 59°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 82%
Tue Jun 2
84°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 65°F
Max: 84°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jun 3
88°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 88°F
Light breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 28%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jun 4
89°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 64°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 22%
Cloud cover: 89%
Fri Jun 5
75°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 52°F
Max: 75°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 93%

More about Placerville

About Placerville

The city of Placerville, CA in El Dorado County has an approximate population of 10,389. [6]

Placerville Solar Power

Placerville, CA Solar Energy

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

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