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Solar Energy in Apple Valley, CA

Solar Energy in Apple Valley

The month of April has the highest historical solar radition values in Apple Valley with an average of 7.75 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Apple Valley

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Apple Valley

The total length of the day in Apple Valley, CA today (July 20, 2018) will be 14 hours and 07 minutes. [More]

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Apple Valley, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Apple Valley, CA

Solar Energy Data in Apple Valley, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Apple Valley, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Apple Valley

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

Apple Valley has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.92 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 27% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 8.15 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Apple Valley that are always titled at the latitude of Apple Valley (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.88 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.92 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% less than the average monthly DNI of 8.15 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 Apple Valley

Solar Radiation Data in Apple Valley, CA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Apple Valley.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Apple Valley, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Apple Valley

Apple Valley, CA has a average annual solar radiation value of 6.76 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Apple Valley is April with an average of 7.75 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 7.44 kWh/m2/day and June at 7.44 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Apple Valley (California) are December with an average of 5.18 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 5.57 kWh/m2/day and November at 5.76 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Apple Valley vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Apple Valley

The average monthly solar radiation level in Apple Valley, CA, of 6.76 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 81% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 2% greater than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Apple Valley 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 Apple Valley

Sunrise / Sunset in Apple Valley

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 20, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:51 am
    • Sunset: 7:59 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:55 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:07
Solar Energy Statistics for Apple Valley

Best Months for Solar in Apple Valley

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation April (7.75 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: September (7.5 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (10.42 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (8.59 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Apple Valley

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

However, Apple Valley is in San Bernardino County and San Bernardino County has at least 32,480 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Apple Valley

The Power of Solar in Apple Valley, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Apple Valley, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Apple Valley

Apple Valley (CA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 7503.92 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Apple Valley is April with an average of 713.79 kWhac, followed by May at 693.56 kWhac and March at 686.4 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Apple Valley (California) are December with an average of 514.68 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 522.48 kWhac and November at 541.15 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Apple Valley

Apple Valley Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Apple Valley averaged 16.08 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2018, which was about 25% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.89¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Apple Valley Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $11.61 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2018, which was approximately 15% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.12 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Apple Valley

Solar Energy Contractors in Apple Valley

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Apple Valley

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Apple Valley

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

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Weather Forecast for Apple Valley, CA [5]

Fri Jul 20
86°F
Light Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 95°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Jul 21
86°F
Few Clouds
Min: 64°F
Max: 95°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 24%
Sun Jul 22
89°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 66°F
Max: 98°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jul 23
94°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 102°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 17%
Tue Jul 24
97°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 66°F
Max: 103°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jul 25
97°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 68°F
Max: 105°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Apple Valley

About Apple Valley

The town of Apple Valley, CA in San Bernardino County has an approximate population of 69,135. [6]

Apple Valley Solar Power

Apple Valley, CA Solar Energy

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

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