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Solar Energy in Canyon City, OR

Solar Energy in Canyon City

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Solar Panels in Canyon City

Solar panels in Canyon City that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Canyon City

The total length of the day in Canyon City, OR today (July 14, 2020) will be 15 hours and 11 minutes. [More]

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Canyon City, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Canyon City, OR

Solar Energy Data in Canyon City, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Canyon City, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Canyon City

Based on historical Canyon City, OR data, solar panels that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output in Canyon City. [1]

Canyon City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.31 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 21% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.46 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Canyon City that are always titled at the latitude of Canyon City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.12 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.31 kWh/m2/day and approximately 6% less than the average monthly DNI of 5.46 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 Canyon City

Solar Radiation Data in Canyon City, OR

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Canyon City.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Canyon City, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Canyon City

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Solar Power Comparison: Canyon City vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Canyon City

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Canyon City 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 Canyon City

Sunrise / Sunset in Canyon City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 14, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:25 pm
    • Sunset: 3:37 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:01 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:11
Solar Energy Statistics for Canyon City

Best Months for Solar in Canyon City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (7.03 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (8.94 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.61 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Canyon City

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the town of Canyon City, OR at this current time.

However, Canyon City is in Grant County and Grant County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Canyon City

The Power of Solar in Canyon City, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Canyon City, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Canyon City

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Cost of Utilities in Canyon City

Canyon City Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Canyon City averaged 11.02 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2020, which was about 17% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in April. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Canyon City

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Canyon City Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Oregon averaged $10.01 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2020, which was approximately 6% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.68 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Canyon City, OR [5]

Tue Jul 14
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jul 15
86°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 86°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 16%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jul 16
87°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 87°F
Light breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 18%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jul 17
85°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 57°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 22%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Jul 18
84°F
Few Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 84°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 15%
Cloud cover: 23%
Sun Jul 19
85°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 86°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 14%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Canyon City

About Canyon City

The town of Canyon City, OR in Grant County has an approximate population of 703. [6]

Canyon City Solar Power

Canyon City, OR Solar Energy

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

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