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Solar Energy in Rio Vista, CA

Solar Energy in Rio Vista

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Solar Panels in Rio Vista

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Rio Vista

The total length of the day in Rio Vista, CA today (June 05, 2020) will be 14 hours and 43 minutes. [More]

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Rio Vista, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Rio Vista, CA

Solar Energy Data in Rio Vista, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Rio Vista, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Rio Vista

Based on historical Rio Vista, 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 Rio Vista. [1]

Rio Vista has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.05 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 9% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.56 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Rio Vista that are always titled at the latitude of Rio Vista (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.71 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.05 kWh/m2/day and approximately 3% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.56 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 Rio Vista

Solar Radiation Data in Rio Vista, CA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Rio Vista.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Rio Vista, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Rio Vista

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Solar Power Comparison: Rio Vista vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Rio Vista

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Rio Vista 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 Rio Vista

Sunrise / Sunset in Rio Vista

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 05, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:43 pm
    • Sunset: 3:27 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:05 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:43
Solar Energy Statistics for Rio Vista

Best Months for Solar in Rio Vista

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (7.32 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (8.41 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.08 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Rio Vista

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

However, Rio Vista is in Solano County and Solano County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Rio Vista

The Power of Solar in Rio Vista, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Rio Vista, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Rio Vista

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Cost of Utilities in Rio Vista

Rio Vista Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Rio Vista 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]

Solar Power Poll: Rio Vista

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Rio Vista 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 Rio Vista, CA [5]

Fri Jun 5
77°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 77°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Jun 6
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 52°F
Max: 75°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Jun 7
73°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 52°F
Max: 74°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 22%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jun 8
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Jun 9
87°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 15%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jun 10
88°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 25%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Rio Vista

About Rio Vista

The city of Rio Vista, CA in Solano County has an approximate population of 7,360. [6]

Rio Vista Solar Power

Rio Vista, CA Solar Energy

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

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