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Solar Energy in Central Point, OR

Solar Energy in Central Point

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Solar Panels in Central Point

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Central Point

The total length of the day in Central Point, OR today (May 18, 2021) will be 14 hours and 44 minutes. [More]

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Central Point, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Central Point, OR

Solar Energy Data in Central Point, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Central Point, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Central Point

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

Central Point has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.49 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 14% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.25 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Central Point that are always titled at the latitude of Central Point (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.18 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.49 kWh/m2/day and approximately 1% less than the average monthly DNI of 5.25 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 Central Point

Solar Radiation Data in Central Point, OR

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Central Point, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Central Point

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Solar Power Comparison: Central Point vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Central Point

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Central Point 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 Central Point

Sunrise / Sunset in Central Point

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 18, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:46 pm
    • Sunset: 3:30 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:08 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:44
Solar Energy Statistics for Central Point

Best Months for Solar in Central Point

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (7.2 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (8.95 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.78 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Central Point

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the city of Central Point, OR at this current time.

However, Central Point is in Jackson County and Jackson County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Central Point

The Power of Solar in Central Point, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Central Point, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Central Point

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Cost of Utilities in Central Point

Central Point Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Central Point averaged 10.95 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2021, which was about 18% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.34¢/kWh in February. [3]

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Central Point Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Oregon averaged $9.38 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2021, which was approximately 2% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.55 per Mcf in February. [4]

Weather Forecast for Central Point, OR [5]

Tue May 18
66°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 44°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 58%
Wed May 19
60°F
Light Rain
Min: 38°F
Max: 62°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 26%
Cloud cover: 19%
Thu May 20
55°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 39°F
Max: 55°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 95%
Fri May 21
55°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 42°F
Max: 57°F
Light breeze: 6 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat May 22
69°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 41°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 25%
Sun May 23
70°F
Light Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 19%

More about Central Point

About Central Point

The city of Central Point, OR in Jackson County has an approximate population of 17,169. [6]

Central Point Solar Power

Central Point, OR Solar Energy

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

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