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Solar Energy in San Fernando, CA

Solar Energy in San Fernando

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Solar Panels in San Fernando

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

Sunrise & Sunset in San Fernando

The total length of the day in San Fernando, CA today (June 25, 2019) will be 14 hours and 26 minutes. [More]

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San Fernando, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in San Fernando, CA

Solar Energy Data in San Fernando, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for San Fernando, CA

Solar Radiation Data in San Fernando

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

San Fernando has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.41 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 14% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.29 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in San Fernando that are always titled at the latitude of San Fernando (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.2 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.41 kWh/m2/day and approximately 1% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.29 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 Fernando

Solar Radiation Data in San Fernando, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for San Fernando, CA

Solar Radiation Data in San Fernando

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

Solar Power Levels in San Fernando

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in San Fernando

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 25, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:43 pm
    • Sunset: 3:09 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:56 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:26
Solar Energy Statistics for San Fernando

Best Months for Solar in San Fernando

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (7.31 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (8.28 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.86 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in San Fernando

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

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

Solar Power Output in San Fernando

The Power of Solar in San Fernando, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for San Fernando, CA

Solar Radiation Data in San Fernando

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Cost of Utilities in San Fernando

San Fernando Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in San Fernando averaged 19.30 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in March 2019, which was about 50% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.83¢/kWh in March. [3]

Solar Power Poll: San Fernando

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San Fernando Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $13.64 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2019, which was approximately 44% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.48 per Mcf in March. [4]

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Solar Businesses in San Fernando

Solar Energy Contractors in San Fernando

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near San Fernando, CA.

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

Our search for solar contractors companies located in San Fernando produced no matches.

Solar Energy Equipment in San Fernando

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near San Fernando, CA.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in San Fernando

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near San Fernando, CA.

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Weather Forecast for San Fernando, CA [5]

Tue Jun 25
68°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 68°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 64%
Wed Jun 26
71°F
Few Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 79°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 14%
Thu Jun 27
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 82°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jun 28
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 84°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 22%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Jun 29
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 85°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 15%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Jun 30
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 57°F
Max: 88°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 20%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about San Fernando

About San Fernando

The city of San Fernando, CA in Los Angeles County has an approximate population of 23,645. [6]

San Fernando Solar Power

San Fernando, CA Solar Energy

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

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