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Solar Energy in Commerce, CA

Solar Energy in Commerce

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Commerce with an average of 6.78 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Commerce

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Commerce

The total length of the day in Commerce, CA today (December 18, 2018) will be 09 hours and 53 minutes. [More]

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Commerce, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Commerce, CA

Solar Energy Data in Commerce, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Commerce, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Commerce

Based on historical Commerce, 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 Commerce. [1]

Commerce has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.27 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 8% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.73 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Commerce that are always titled at the latitude of Commerce (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.02 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.27 kWh/m2/day and approximately 5% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.73 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 Commerce

Solar Radiation Data in Commerce, CA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Commerce, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Commerce

Commerce, CA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.63 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Commerce is August with an average of 6.78 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 6.62 kWh/m2/day and April at 6.2 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Commerce (California) are December with an average of 4.35 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.43 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.81 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Commerce

The average monthly solar radiation level in Commerce, CA, of 5.63 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 51% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 15% less 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 Commerce 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 Commerce

Sunrise / Sunset in Commerce

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 18, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:53 am
    • Sunset: 5:46 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:50 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:53
Solar Energy Statistics for Commerce

Best Months for Solar in Commerce

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.78 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (7.17 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.68 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Commerce

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

However, Commerce is in Los Angeles County and Los Angeles County has at least 82,650 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Commerce

The Power of Solar in Commerce, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Commerce, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Commerce

Commerce (CA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6383.32 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Commerce is August with an average of 637.59 kWhac, followed by July at 626.87 kWhac and May at 588.22 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Commerce (California) are December with an average of 423.97 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 433.48 kWhac and February at 442.82 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Commerce

Commerce Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Commerce averaged 19.39 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2018, which was about 49% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.01¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Commerce Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $12.30 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2018, which was approximately 29% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.32 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Commerce

Solar Energy Contractors in Commerce

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Commerce

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Commerce

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

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Weather Forecast for Commerce, CA [5]

Tue Dec 18
63°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 39°F
Max: 63°F
Calm: 1 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 19
55°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 31°F
Max: 68°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Dec 20
59°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 37°F
Max: 70°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 56%
Fri Dec 21
66°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 42°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 11%
Sat Dec 22
62°F
Light Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 66°F
Light breeze: 2 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 72%
Sun Dec 23
59°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 59°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 96%

More about Commerce

About Commerce

The city of Commerce, CA in Los Angeles County has an approximate population of 12,823. [6]

Commerce Solar Power

Commerce, CA Solar Energy

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

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