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Solar Energy in Redondo Beach, CA

Solar Energy in Redondo Beach

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Redondo Beach with an average of 6.68 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Redondo Beach

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Redondo Beach

The total length of the day in Redondo Beach, CA today (August 20, 2017) will be 13 hours and 14 minutes. [More]

Redondo Beach, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Redondo Beach, CA

Solar Energy Data in Redondo Beach, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Redondo Beach, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Redondo Beach

Based on historical Redondo Beach, 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 Redondo Beach. [1]

Redondo Beach has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.18 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.24 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Redondo Beach that are always titled at the latitude of Redondo Beach (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.91 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.18 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.24 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 Redondo Beach

Solar Radiation Data in Redondo Beach, CA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Redondo Beach.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Redondo Beach, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Redondo Beach

Redondo Beach, 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 Redondo Beach is August with an average of 6.68 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 6.48 kWh/m2/day and May at 6.19 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Redondo Beach (California) are January with an average of 4.44 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 4.46 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.84 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Redondo Beach vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Redondo Beach

The average monthly solar radiation level in Redondo Beach, 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 (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 Redondo Beach 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 Redondo Beach

Sunrise / Sunset in Redondo Beach

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 20, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:19 am
    • Sunset: 7:33 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:56 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:14
Solar Energy Statistics for Redondo Beach

Best Months for Solar in Redondo Beach

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.68 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (6.79 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (6.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.2 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Redondo Beach

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

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

Solar Power Output in Redondo Beach

The Power of Solar in Redondo Beach, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Redondo Beach, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Redondo Beach

Redondo Beach (CA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6454.1 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Redondo Beach is August with an average of 642.32 kWhac, followed by July at 626.16 kWhac and May at 603.72 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Redondo Beach (California) are December with an average of 435.77 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 438.59 kWhac and November at 458.11 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Redondo Beach

Redondo Beach Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Redondo Beach 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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Redondo Beach 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 Redondo Beach

Solar Energy Contractors in Redondo Beach

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Redondo Beach

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Redondo Beach

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

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Weather Forecast for Redondo Beach, CA [5]

Sat Aug 19
66°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 66°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Aug 20
67°F
Light Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 24%
Mon Aug 21
68°F
Light Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 71°F
Light breeze: 2 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Aug 22
69°F
Light Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 71°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Aug 23
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 86°F
Light breeze: 2 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Aug 24
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 85°F
Light breeze: 2 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Redondo Beach

About Redondo Beach

The city of Redondo Beach, CA in Los Angeles County has an approximate population of 66,748. [6]

Redondo Beach Solar Power

Redondo Beach, CA Solar Energy

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

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