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Solar Energy in South Gate, CA

Solar Energy in South Gate

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Solar Panels in South Gate

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

Sunrise & Sunset in South Gate

The total length of the day in South Gate, CA today (July 04, 2020) will be 14 hours and 19 minutes. [More]

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South Gate, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in South Gate, CA

Solar Energy Data in South Gate, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for South Gate, CA

Solar Radiation Data in South Gate

Based on historical South Gate, 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 South Gate. [1]

South Gate has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.26 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.57 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in South Gate that are always titled at the latitude of South Gate (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.26 kWh/m2/day and approximately 8% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.57 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 South Gate

Solar Radiation Data in South Gate, CA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in South Gate.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for South Gate, CA

Solar Radiation Data in South Gate

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Solar Power Comparison: South Gate vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in South Gate

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average South Gate 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 South Gate

Sunrise / Sunset in South Gate

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 04, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:47 pm
    • Sunset: 3:07 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:57 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:19
Solar Energy Statistics for South Gate

Best Months for Solar in South Gate

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (7.06 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.09 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.54 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in South Gate

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

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

Solar Power Output in South Gate

The Power of Solar in South Gate, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for South Gate, CA

Solar Radiation Data in South Gate

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Cost of Utilities in South Gate

South Gate Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in South Gate averaged 20.47 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2020, which was about 54% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in April. [3]

Solar Power Poll: South Gate

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South Gate Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $13.69 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2020, which was approximately 28% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.68 per Mcf in March. [4]

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Weather Forecast for South Gate, CA [5]

Sat Jul 4
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 76°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 1%
Sun Jul 5
83°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 71°F
Max: 89°F
Light breeze: 6 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jul 6
85°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 74°F
Max: 90°F
Light breeze: 5 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Jul 7
82°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 73°F
Max: 86°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jul 8
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 69°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jul 9
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 68°F
Max: 85°F
Light breeze: 6 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about South Gate

About South Gate

The city of South Gate, CA in Los Angeles County has an approximate population of 94,396. [6]

South Gate Solar Power

South Gate, CA Solar Energy

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

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