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Solar Energy in Falls City, OR

Solar Energy in Falls City

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Solar Panels in Falls City

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Falls City

The total length of the day in Falls City, OR today (July 11, 2020) will be 15 hours and 19 minutes. [More]

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Falls City, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Falls City, OR

Solar Energy Data in Falls City, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Falls City, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Falls City

Based on historical Falls City, 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 Falls City. [1]

Falls City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.74 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.92 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Falls City that are always titled at the latitude of Falls City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.28 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.74 kWh/m2/day and approximately 9% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.92 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 Falls City

Solar Radiation Data in Falls City, OR

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Falls City, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Falls City

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

Solar Power Levels in Falls City

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Falls City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 11, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:39 pm
    • Sunset: 3:59 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:19 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:19
Solar Energy Statistics for Falls City

Best Months for Solar in Falls City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (6.37 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.19 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.86 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Falls City

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

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

Solar Power Output in Falls City

The Power of Solar in Falls City, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Falls City, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Falls City

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Cost of Utilities in Falls City

Falls City Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Falls 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: Falls City

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Falls 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 Falls City, OR [5]

Sat Jul 11
73°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 52°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 27%
Sun Jul 12
72°F
Light Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 72°F
Calm: 1 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Jul 13
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 76°F
Light breeze: 3 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Jul 14
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 80°F
Calm: 2 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jul 15
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 79°F
Light breeze: 4 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 8%
Thu Jul 16
84°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 57°F
Max: 84°F
Light breeze: 4 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Falls City

About Falls City

The city of Falls City, OR in Polk County has an approximate population of 947. [6]

Falls City Solar Power

Falls City, OR Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

It takes light about 8 minutes, 19 seconds to travel the 93,000,000 miles from the sun's surface to us on Earth.

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