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Solar Energy in Pleasant Hill, CA

Solar Energy in Pleasant Hill

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Solar Panels in Pleasant Hill

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Pleasant Hill

The total length of the day in Pleasant Hill, CA today (August 23, 2019) will be 13 hours and 19 minutes. [More]

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Pleasant Hill, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Pleasant Hill, CA

Solar Energy Data in Pleasant Hill, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Pleasant Hill, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Pleasant Hill

Based on historical Pleasant Hill, 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 Pleasant Hill. [1]

Pleasant Hill has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.05 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 10% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.59 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Pleasant Hill that are always titled at the latitude of Pleasant Hill (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.76 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.05 kWh/m2/day and approximately 3% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.59 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 Pleasant Hill

Solar Radiation Data in Pleasant Hill, CA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Pleasant Hill.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Pleasant Hill, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Pleasant Hill

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Solar Power Comparison: Pleasant Hill vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Pleasant Hill

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Pleasant Hill 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 Pleasant Hill

Sunrise / Sunset in Pleasant Hill

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 23, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:30 pm
    • Sunset: 2:50 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:10 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:19
Solar Energy Statistics for Pleasant Hill

Best Months for Solar in Pleasant Hill

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (7.33 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (8.19 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.95 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Pleasant Hill

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

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

Solar Power Output in Pleasant Hill

The Power of Solar in Pleasant Hill, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Pleasant Hill, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Pleasant Hill

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Cost of Utilities in Pleasant Hill

Pleasant Hill Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Pleasant Hill averaged 18.89 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2019, which was about 42% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.32¢/kWh in May. [3]

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Pleasant Hill Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $12.99 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2019, which was approximately 1% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.86 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Pleasant Hill

Solar Energy Contractors in Pleasant Hill

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Pleasant Hill

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Pleasant Hill

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

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Weather Forecast for Pleasant Hill, CA [5]

Fri Aug 23
70°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 70°F
Gale: 17 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Aug 24
69°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 69°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Aug 25
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 74°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Aug 26
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 75°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Aug 27
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 75°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Aug 28
71°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 71°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Pleasant Hill

About Pleasant Hill

The city of Pleasant Hill, CA in Contra Costa County has an approximate population of 33,152. [6]

Pleasant Hill Solar Power

Pleasant Hill, CA Solar Energy

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

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