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Solar Energy in Del Rey Oaks, CA

Solar Energy in Del Rey Oaks

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Del Rey Oaks with an average of 7.06 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Del Rey Oaks

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Del Rey Oaks

The total length of the day in Del Rey Oaks, CA today (August 23, 2017) will be 13 hours and 15 minutes. [More]

Del Rey Oaks, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Del Rey Oaks, CA

Solar Energy Data in Del Rey Oaks, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Del Rey Oaks, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Del Rey Oaks

Based on historical Del Rey Oaks, 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 Del Rey Oaks. [1]

Del Rey Oaks has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.57 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.7 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Del Rey Oaks that are always titled at the latitude of Del Rey Oaks (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.29 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.57 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.7 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.

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Solar Radiation Levels in Del Rey Oaks

Solar Radiation Data in Del Rey Oaks, CA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Del Rey Oaks.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Del Rey Oaks, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Del Rey Oaks

Del Rey Oaks, CA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.45 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Del Rey Oaks is July with an average of 7.06 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 6.7 kWh/m2/day and September at 6.63 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Del Rey Oaks (California) are December with an average of 3.33 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.6 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.85 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Del Rey Oaks vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Del Rey Oaks

The average monthly solar radiation level in Del Rey Oaks, CA, of 5.45 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 46% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is (sorry, data not currently available) the average level of 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 Del Rey Oaks 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).

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Solar Data & Statistics for Del Rey Oaks

Sunrise / Sunset in Del Rey Oaks

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:32 am
    • Sunset: 7:47 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:09 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:15
Solar Energy Statistics for Del Rey Oaks

Best Months for Solar in Del Rey Oaks

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (7.06 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (6.25 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (5.93 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.7 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Del Rey Oaks

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

However, Del Rey Oaks is in Monterey County and Monterey County has at least 5,915 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Del Rey Oaks

The Power of Solar in Del Rey Oaks, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Del Rey Oaks, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Del Rey Oaks

Del Rey Oaks (CA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6327.13 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Del Rey Oaks is July with an average of 689.59 kWhac, followed by August at 653.73 kWhac and May at 632.44 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Del Rey Oaks (California) are December with an average of 336.47 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 359.17 kWhac and November at 369.62 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Del Rey Oaks

Del Rey Oaks Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Del Rey Oaks averaged 18.29 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2017, which was about 40% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.02¢/kWh in May. [3]

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Del Rey Oaks Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in California averaged $13.04 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2017, which was approximately 1% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $13.21 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Del Rey Oaks

Solar Energy Contractors in Del Rey Oaks

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Del Rey Oaks, CA.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Del Rey Oaks

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Del Rey Oaks, CA.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Del Rey Oaks

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Weather Forecast for Del Rey Oaks, CA [5]

Tue Aug 22
59°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 59°F
Max: 59°F
Light breeze: 2 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 32%
Wed Aug 23
71°F
Light Rain
Min: 55°F
Max: 71°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Aug 24
67°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 67°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Aug 25
68°F
Light Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Aug 26
67°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 72°F
Light breeze: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 1%
Sun Aug 27
68°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 73°F
Light breeze: 2 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Del Rey Oaks

About Del Rey Oaks

The city of Del Rey Oaks, CA in Monterey County has an approximate population of 1,624. [6]

Del Rey Oaks Solar Power

Del Rey Oaks, CA Solar Energy

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

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