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Solar Energy in Portland, ME

Solar Energy in Portland

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Solar Panels in Portland

Solar panels in Portland that will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Portland

The total length of the day in Portland, ME today (April 21, 2024) will be 13 hours and 48 minutes. [More]

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Portland, ME Solar Energy

Solar Power in Portland, ME

Solar Energy Data in Portland, ME

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Solar Energy Analysis for Portland, ME

Solar Radiation Data in Portland

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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 Portland

Solar Radiation Data in Portland, ME

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Solar Radiation Analysis for Portland, ME

Solar Radiation Data in Portland

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

Solar Power Levels in Portland

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Solar Power: Portland vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Portland solar radiation levels compare to average levels in a city with historcially high levels (NV) and a city with historically low levels (WA). [1]

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Solar Data & Statistics for Portland

Sunrise / Sunset in Portland

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 21, 2024 [2]
    • Sunrise: 4:45 am
    • Sunset: 6:33 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:48
Solar Energy Statistics for Portland

Best Months for Solar in Portland

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Solar Panel Installs in Portland

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Solar Power Output in Portland

The Power of Solar in Portland, ME

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

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Solar Output Analysis for Portland, ME

Solar Radiation Data in Portland

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Cost of Utilities in Portland

Portland Electricity Costs

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Solar Power Poll: Portland

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Portland Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Portland, ME [5]

Sun Apr 21
52°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 36°F
Max: 55°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 10%
Mon Apr 22
47°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 37°F
Max: 51°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 20%
Cloud cover: 2%
Tue Apr 23
52°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 38°F
Max: 53°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 1%
Wed Apr 24
43°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 33°F
Max: 45°F
Fresh Breeze: 22 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Apr 25
45°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 52°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 28%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Apr 26
51°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 36°F
Max: 52°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 2%

More about Portland

About Portland

The city of Portland, ME in Cumberland County has an approximate population of 66,194. [6]

Portland Solar Power

Portland, ME Solar Energy

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

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