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Solar Energy in San Bernardino, CA

Solar Energy in San Bernardino

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Solar Panels in San Bernardino

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

Sunrise & Sunset in San Bernardino

The total length of the day in San Bernardino, CA today (December 05, 2020) will be 09 hours and 58 minutes. [More]

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San Bernardino, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in San Bernardino, CA

Solar Energy Data in San Bernardino, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for San Bernardino, CA

Solar Radiation Data in San Bernardino

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

San Bernardino has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.47 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 18% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.71 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in San Bernardino that are always titled at the latitude of San Bernardino (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.27 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.47 kWh/m2/day and approximately 7% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.71 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 San Bernardino

Solar Radiation Data in San Bernardino, CA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in San Bernardino.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for San Bernardino, CA

Solar Radiation Data in San Bernardino

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Solar Power Comparison: San Bernardino vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in San Bernardino

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average San Bernardino 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 San Bernardino

Sunrise / Sunset in San Bernardino

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 05, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 2:41 pm
    • Sunset: 12:39 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:40 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:58
Solar Energy Statistics for San Bernardino

Best Months for Solar in San Bernardino

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (7.4 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (8.75 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.93 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in San Bernardino

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

However, San Bernardino is in San Bernardino County and San Bernardino County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in San Bernardino

The Power of Solar in San Bernardino, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for San Bernardino, CA

Solar Radiation Data in San Bernardino

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Cost of Utilities in San Bernardino

San Bernardino Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in San Bernardino averaged 21.23 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2020, which was about 57% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.55¢/kWh in September. [3]

Solar Power Poll: San Bernardino

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San Bernardino Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $14.75 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2020, which was approximately 13% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $16.99 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Weather Forecast for San Bernardino, CA [5]

Sat Dec 5
69°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 40°F
Max: 71°F
Calm: 1 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 55%
Sun Dec 6
70°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 52°F
Max: 72°F
Calm: 2 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Dec 7
66°F
Few Clouds
Min: 52°F
Max: 70°F
Light breeze: 5 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 14%
Tue Dec 8
70°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 56°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 32%
Wed Dec 9
70°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 75°F
Calm: 0 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 18%
Cloud cover: 4%
Thu Dec 10
65°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 71°F
Setting: 0 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 23%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about San Bernardino

About San Bernardino

The city of San Bernardino, CA in San Bernardino County has an approximate population of 209,924. [6]

San Bernardino Solar Power

San Bernardino, CA Solar Energy

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

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