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Solar Power in 97050 (Rufus, OR)

Solar Energy in 97050

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Solar Panels in 97050

Solar panels in 97050 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 97050

The total length of the day in 97050 (Rufus, OR) today (April 25, 2019) will be 14 hours and 06 minutes. [More]

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Solar Energy in 97050 (Rufus, OR)

Solar Energy Data for 97050

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 97050.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 97050

Solar Radiation Data in 97050

Based on historical 97050 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 97050. [1]

The region associated with 97050 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.37 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 16% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.18 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 97050 that are always titled at the latitude of Rufus (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.2 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.37 kWh/m2/day and approximately 0% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.18 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 97050

Solar Radiation Data in 97050

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 97050

Solar Radiation Data in 97050

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Solar Power Comparison: 97050 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 97050

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Solar Power: 97050 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 97050 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 97050

Sunrise / Sunset in 97050

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 25, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:57 pm
    • Sunset: 3:04 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:00 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:06
Solar Energy Statistics for 97050

Best Months for Solar in 97050

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (7.22 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (8.4 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.66 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 97050

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 97050 at this current time.

However, 97050 is in Sherman County and Sherman County (OR) has at least 11 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 97050

The Power of Solar in 97050

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 97050. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 97050. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 97050

Solar Radiation Data in 97050

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Solar Businesses in 97050

Solar Energy Contractors in 97050

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near 97050.

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Solar Energy Equipment in 97050

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near 97050.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in 97050

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near 97050.

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Weather Forecast for 97050 [5]

Thu Apr 25
68°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 44°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 94%
Fri Apr 26
59°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 34°F
Max: 59°F
High wind, near gale: 15 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 24%
Cloud cover: 2%
Sat Apr 27
48°F
Light Rain
Min: 28°F
Max: 48°F
High wind, near gale: 16 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 29%
Sun Apr 28
51°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 34°F
Max: 51°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 68%
Mon Apr 29
50°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 33°F
Max: 51°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 97%
Tue Apr 30
56°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 33°F
Max: 56°F
Light breeze: 2 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about 97050

About 97050

The ZIP code 97050 is associated with the city of Rufus in Sherman County in Oregon.

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To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 97050, or for more solar-related resources for OR, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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