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Solar Energy in Rolling Hills, CA

Solar Energy in Rolling Hills

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

Solar Panels in Rolling Hills

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Rolling Hills

The total length of the day in Rolling Hills, CA today (December 17, 2018) will be 09 hours and 54 minutes. [More]

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Rolling Hills, CA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Rolling Hills, CA

Solar Energy Data in Rolling Hills, CA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Rolling Hills, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Rolling Hills

Based on historical Rolling Hills, 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 Rolling Hills. [1]

Rolling Hills 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 Rolling Hills that are always titled at the latitude of Rolling Hills (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.

Solar Radiation Levels in Rolling Hills

Solar Radiation Data in Rolling Hills, CA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Rolling Hills.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Rolling Hills, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Rolling Hills

Rolling Hills, 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 Rolling Hills 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 Rolling Hills (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]

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Solar Power Comparison: Rolling Hills vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Rolling Hills

The average monthly solar radiation level in Rolling Hills, 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 Rolling Hills 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 Rolling Hills

Sunrise / Sunset in Rolling Hills

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 17, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:52 am
    • Sunset: 5:47 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:49 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:54
Solar Energy Statistics for Rolling Hills

Best Months for Solar in Rolling Hills

  • 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 Rolling Hills

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

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

Solar Power Output in Rolling Hills

The Power of Solar in Rolling Hills, CA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Rolling Hills, CA

Solar Radiation Data in Rolling Hills

Rolling Hills (CA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6454.29 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Rolling Hills is August with an average of 642.44 kWhac, followed by July at 626.36 kWhac and May at 603.9 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Rolling Hills (California) are December with an average of 435.61 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 438.46 kWhac and November at 457.98 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Rolling Hills

Rolling Hills Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Rolling Hills 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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Rolling Hills 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 Rolling Hills

Solar Energy Contractors in Rolling Hills

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Rolling Hills

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Rolling Hills

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

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Weather Forecast for Rolling Hills, CA [5]

Sun Dec 16
55°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 55°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 92%
Mon Dec 17
59°F
Light Rain
Min: 55°F
Max: 61°F
Light breeze: 1 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Dec 18
57°F
Light Rain
Min: 55°F
Max: 61°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 8%
Wed Dec 19
61°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 65°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Dec 20
64°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 50°F
Max: 67°F
Light breeze: 3 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 12%
Fri Dec 21
60°F
Light Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 66°F
: 3 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 51%

More about Rolling Hills

About Rolling Hills

The city of Rolling Hills, CA in Los Angeles County has an approximate population of 1,860. [6]

Rolling Hills Solar Power

Rolling Hills, CA Solar Energy

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

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