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Solar Energy in Vista, CA

Solar Energy in Vista

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Solar Panels in Vista

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Vista

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

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Vista, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Vista, CA

Solar Energy Data in Vista, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Vista, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Vista

Based on historical Vista, 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 Vista. [1]

Vista has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.29 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 8% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.75 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Vista that are always titled at the latitude of Vista (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.05 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.29 kWh/m2/day and approximately 5% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.75 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 Vista

Solar Radiation Data in Vista, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Vista, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Vista

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

Solar Power Levels in Vista

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Vista

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 03, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:39 pm
    • Sunset: 2:54 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:47 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:14
Solar Energy Statistics for Vista

Best Months for Solar in Vista

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (6.97 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.95 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.38 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Vista

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

However, Vista is in San Diego County and San Diego County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Vista

The Power of Solar in Vista, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Vista, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Vista

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Cost of Utilities in Vista

Vista Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Vista 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]

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Vista 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 Vista, CA [5]

Wed Jun 3
77°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 65°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 7%
Thu Jun 4
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jun 5
70°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 60°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 59%
Sat Jun 6
69°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 71°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 51%
Sun Jun 7
71°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 57°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jun 8
77°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 77°F
Light breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 21%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Vista

About Vista

The city of Vista, CA in San Diego County has an approximate population of 93,834. [6]

Vista Solar Power

Vista, CA Solar Energy

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

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