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Solar Energy in Solvang, CA

Solar Energy in Solvang

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Solar Panels in Solvang

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Solvang

The total length of the day in Solvang, CA today (June 20, 2019) will be 14 hours and 28 minutes. [More]

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Solvang, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Solvang, CA

Solar Energy Data in Solvang, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Solvang, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Solvang

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

Solvang has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.46 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 16% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.47 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Solvang that are always titled at the latitude of Solvang (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.28 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.46 kWh/m2/day and approximately 3% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.47 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 Solvang

Solar Radiation Data in Solvang, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Solvang, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Solvang

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

Solar Power Levels in Solvang

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Solvang

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 20, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:47 pm
    • Sunset: 3:16 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:02 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:28
Solar Energy Statistics for Solvang

Best Months for Solar in Solvang

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (7.27 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.98 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.79 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Solvang

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

However, Solvang is in Santa Barbara County and Santa Barbara County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Solvang

The Power of Solar in Solvang, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Solvang, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Solvang

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Cost of Utilities in Solvang

Solvang Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Solvang 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]

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Solvang 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 Solvang

Solar Energy Contractors in Solvang

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Solvang

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Solvang

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

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Weather Forecast for Solvang, CA [5]

Thu Jun 20
67°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 67°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 39%
Fri Jun 21
61°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 61°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 33%
Sat Jun 22
61°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 61°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 8%
Sun Jun 23
64°F
Few Clouds
Min: 59°F
Max: 65°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 22%
Mon Jun 24
67°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 67°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 97%
Tue Jun 25
65°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 65°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Solvang

About Solvang

The city of Solvang, CA in Santa Barbara County has an approximate population of 5,245. [6]

Solvang Solar Power

Solvang, CA Solar Energy

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

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