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Solar Energy in Portola Valley, CA

Solar Energy in Portola Valley

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Solar Panels in Portola Valley

Solar panels in Portola Valley that will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Portola Valley

The total length of the day in Portola Valley, CA today (January 24, 2022) will be 10 hours and 7 minutes. [More]

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Portola Valley, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Portola Valley, CA

Solar Energy Data in Portola Valley, CA

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Solar Energy Analysis for Portola Valley, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Portola Valley

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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 Portola Valley

Solar Radiation Data in Portola Valley, CA

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Solar Radiation Analysis for Portola Valley, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Portola Valley

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Solar Power Comparison: Portola Valley vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Portola Valley

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Solar Power: Portola Valley vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Portola Valley solar radiation levels compare to average levels in a city with historcially high levels (NV) and a city with historically low levels (WA). [1]

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Solar Data & Statistics for Portola Valley

Sunrise / Sunset in Portola Valley

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 24, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:17 am
    • Sunset: 5:24 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:7
Solar Energy Statistics for Portola Valley

Best Months for Solar in Portola Valley

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Solar Panel Installs in Portola Valley

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Solar Power Output in Portola Valley

The Power of Solar in Portola Valley, CA

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

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Solar Output Analysis for Portola Valley, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Portola Valley

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Cost of Utilities in Portola Valley

Portola Valley Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Portola Valley averaged 22.00 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2021, which was about 56% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.11¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Portola Valley Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $18.49 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2021, which was approximately 6% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.48 per Mcf in October. [4]

Weather Forecast for Portola Valley, CA [5]

Mon Jan 24
55°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 47°F
Max: 60°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Jan 25
58°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 45°F
Max: 58°F
Light breeze: 3 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jan 26
61°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 46°F
Max: 61°F
Light breeze: 3 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jan 27
62°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 47°F
Max: 62°F
Light breeze: 3 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jan 28
62°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 49°F
Max: 62°F
Light breeze: 3 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jan 29
61°F
Few Clouds
Min: 48°F
Max: 61°F
Light breeze: 4 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 22%

More about Portola Valley

About Portola Valley

The town of Portola Valley, CA in San Mateo County has an approximate population of 4,353. [6]

Portola Valley Solar Power

Portola Valley, CA Solar Energy

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

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