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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 (January 24, 2021) will be 09 hours and 37 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

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Cottage Grove.

* 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 January 24, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 3:35 pm
    • Sunset: 1:13 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:24 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:37
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 11.37 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2020, which was about 16% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.60¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Cottage Grove Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Oregon averaged $11.37 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2020, which was approximately 8% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.35 per Mcf in October. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Cottage Grove, OR [5]

Sun Jan 24
39°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 32°F
Max: 39°F
Light breeze: 3 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Jan 25
39°F
Light Snow
Min: 28°F
Max: 40°F
Calm: 3 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Jan 26
41°F
Light Rain
Min: 27°F
Max: 41°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Jan 27
40°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 34°F
Max: 40°F
Calm: 1 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Jan 28
43°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 36°F
Max: 43°F
Calm: 1 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Jan 29
40°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 34°F
Max: 40°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 91%

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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