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Solar Energy in West Covina, CA

Solar Energy in West Covina

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Solar Panels in West Covina

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

Sunrise & Sunset in West Covina

The total length of the day in West Covina, CA today (April 20, 2021) will be 13 hours and 14 minutes. [More]

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West Covina, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in West Covina, CA

Solar Energy Data in West Covina, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for West Covina, CA

Solar Radiation Data in West Covina

Based on historical West Covina, 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 West Covina. [1]

West Covina has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.23 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.63 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in West Covina that are always titled at the latitude of West Covina (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.96 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.23 kWh/m2/day and approximately 6% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.63 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 West Covina

Solar Radiation Data in West Covina, CA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in West Covina.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for West Covina, CA

Solar Radiation Data in West Covina

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Solar Power Comparison: West Covina vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in West Covina

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average West Covina 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 West Covina

Sunrise / Sunset in West Covina

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 20, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:13 pm
    • Sunset: 2:27 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:50 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:14
Solar Energy Statistics for West Covina

Best Months for Solar in West Covina

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (7.16 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.66 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in West Covina

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

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

Solar Power Output in West Covina

The Power of Solar in West Covina, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for West Covina, CA

Solar Radiation Data in West Covina

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Cost of Utilities in West Covina

West Covina Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in West Covina averaged 21.43 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2021, which was about 69% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.69¢/kWh in January. [3]

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West Covina Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $15.79 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2021, which was approximately 62% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.74 per Mcf in January. [4]

Weather Forecast for West Covina, CA [5]

Tue Apr 20
72°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 74°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 1%
Wed Apr 21
59°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 61°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 98%
Thu Apr 22
59°F
Light Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 62°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Apr 23
62°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 86%
Sat Apr 24
66°F
Few Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 11%
Sun Apr 25
67°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 56°F
Max: 71°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 33%

More about West Covina

About West Covina

The city of West Covina, CA in Los Angeles County has an approximate population of 106,098. [6]

West Covina Solar Power

West Covina, CA Solar Energy

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

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