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Solar Energy in Cottage Grove, OR

Solar Energy in Cottage Grove

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Solar Panels in Cottage Grove

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Cottage Grove

The total length of the day in Cottage Grove, OR today (June 25, 2019) will be 15 hours and 26 minutes. [More]

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Cottage Grove, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Cottage Grove, OR

Solar Energy Data in Cottage Grove, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Cottage Grove, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Cottage Grove

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

Cottage Grove has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.89 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.13 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Cottage Grove that are always titled at the latitude of Cottage Grove (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.42 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.89 kWh/m2/day and approximately 7% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.13 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 Cottage Grove

Solar Radiation Data in Cottage Grove, OR

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Cottage Grove, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Cottage Grove

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Solar Power Comparison: Cottage Grove vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Cottage Grove

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Cottage Grove 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 Cottage Grove

Sunrise / Sunset in Cottage Grove

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 25, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:31 pm
    • Sunset: 3:58 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:14 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:26
Solar Energy Statistics for Cottage Grove

Best Months for Solar in Cottage Grove

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (6.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.62 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.07 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Cottage Grove

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

However, Cottage Grove is in Lane County and Lane County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Cottage Grove

The Power of Solar in Cottage Grove, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Cottage Grove, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Cottage Grove

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Cost of Utilities in Cottage Grove

Cottage Grove Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Cottage Grove averaged 10.66 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in March 2019, which was about 17% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.83¢/kWh in March. [3]

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Cottage Grove Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Oregon averaged $9.15 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2019, which was approximately 3% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.48 per Mcf in March. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Cottage Grove

Solar Energy Contractors in Cottage Grove

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Cottage Grove, OR.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Cottage Grove

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Cottage Grove, OR.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Cottage Grove

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Cottage Grove, OR.

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Weather Forecast for Cottage Grove, OR [5]

Tue Jun 25
70°F
Light Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 72°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 74%
Wed Jun 26
57°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 65°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 70%
Thu Jun 27
59°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 61°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 90%
Fri Jun 28
61°F
Light Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 65°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 79%
Sat Jun 29
66°F
Light Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 85%
Sun Jun 30
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 53°F
Max: 76°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Cottage Grove

About Cottage Grove

The city of Cottage Grove, OR in Lane County has an approximate population of 9,686. [6]

Cottage Grove Solar Power

Cottage Grove, OR Solar Energy

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

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