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Solar Energy in Sebastopol, CA

Solar Energy in Sebastopol

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Solar Panels in Sebastopol

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Sebastopol

The total length of the day in Sebastopol, CA today (July 17, 2019) will be 14 hours and 31 minutes. [More]

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Sebastopol, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Sebastopol, CA

Solar Energy Data in Sebastopol, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Sebastopol, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Sebastopol

Based on historical Sebastopol, 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 Sebastopol. [1]

Sebastopol has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.88 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 9% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.39 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Sebastopol that are always titled at the latitude of Sebastopol (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.59 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.88 kWh/m2/day and approximately 4% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.39 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 Sebastopol

Solar Radiation Data in Sebastopol, CA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Sebastopol.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Sebastopol, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Sebastopol

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Solar Power Comparison: Sebastopol vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Sebastopol

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Sebastopol 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 Sebastopol

Sunrise / Sunset in Sebastopol

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 17, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:01 pm
    • Sunset: 3:33 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:17 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:31
Solar Energy Statistics for Sebastopol

Best Months for Solar in Sebastopol

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (7.09 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.62 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.63 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Sebastopol

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

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

Solar Power Output in Sebastopol

The Power of Solar in Sebastopol, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Sebastopol, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Sebastopol

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Cost of Utilities in Sebastopol

Sebastopol Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Sebastopol averaged 18.05 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2019, which was about 36% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.26¢/kWh in April. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Sebastopol

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Sebastopol Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $13.31 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2019, which was approximately 22% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.92 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Sebastopol

Solar Energy Contractors in Sebastopol

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Sebastopol

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Sebastopol

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

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Weather Forecast for Sebastopol, CA [5]

Tue Jul 16
55°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 55°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 62%
Wed Jul 17
85°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 85°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 30%
Thu Jul 18
81°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 52°F
Max: 81°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 29%
Fri Jul 19
74°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 51°F
Max: 75°F
: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 39%
Sat Jul 20
77°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 77°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 8%
Sun Jul 21
82°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 82°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Sebastopol

About Sebastopol

The city of Sebastopol, CA in Sonoma County has an approximate population of 7,379. [6]

Sebastopol Solar Power

Sebastopol, CA Solar Energy

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

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