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Solar Energy in Susanville, CA

Solar Energy in Susanville

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Solar Panels in Susanville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Susanville

The total length of the day in Susanville, CA today (June 03, 2020) will be 14 hours and 55 minutes. [More]

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Susanville, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Susanville, CA

Solar Energy Data in Susanville, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Susanville, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Susanville

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

Susanville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.04 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 24% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.64 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Susanville that are always titled at the latitude of Susanville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.94 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.04 kWh/m2/day and approximately 11% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.64 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 Susanville

Solar Radiation Data in Susanville, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Susanville, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Susanville

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

Solar Power Levels in Susanville

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Susanville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 03, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:33 pm
    • Sunset: 3:28 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:01 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:55
Solar Energy Statistics for Susanville

Best Months for Solar in Susanville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (7.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (9.69 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (8.1 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Susanville

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

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

Solar Power Output in Susanville

The Power of Solar in Susanville, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Susanville, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Susanville

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Cost of Utilities in Susanville

Susanville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Susanville averaged 20.49 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in March 2020, which was about 57% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.08¢/kWh in March. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Susanville

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Susanville Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $13.69 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2020, which was approximately 39% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.86 per Mcf in March. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Susanville, CA [5]

Wed Jun 3
83°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 57°F
Max: 83°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 18%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jun 4
85°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 85°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 14%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jun 5
80°F
Few Clouds
Min: 48°F
Max: 80°F
Fresh Breeze: 21 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 17%
Cloud cover: 15%
Sat Jun 6
58°F
Light Snow
Min: 33°F
Max: 58°F
Fresh Breeze: 22 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 33%
Sun Jun 7
51°F
Light Snow
Min: 35°F
Max: 52°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 99%
Mon Jun 8
62°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 42°F
Max: 63°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 28%
Cloud cover: 2%

More about Susanville

About Susanville

The city of Susanville, CA in Lassen County has an approximate population of 17,947. [6]

Susanville Solar Power

Susanville, CA Solar Energy

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

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