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Solar Energy in Florence, OR

Solar Energy in Florence

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Solar Panels in Florence

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Florence

The total length of the day in Florence, OR today (May 25, 2019) will be 15 hours and 07 minutes. [More]

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Florence, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Florence, OR

Solar Energy Data in Florence, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Florence, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Florence

Based on historical Florence, 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 Florence. [1]

Florence has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.76 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.74 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Florence that are always titled at the latitude of Florence (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.31 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.76 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.74 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 Florence

Solar Radiation Data in Florence, OR

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Florence.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Florence, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Florence

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Solar Power Comparison: Florence vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Florence

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Florence 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 Florence

Sunrise / Sunset in Florence

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 25, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:39 pm
    • Sunset: 3:47 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:13 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:07
Solar Energy Statistics for Florence

Best Months for Solar in Florence

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (6.17 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.09 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.59 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Florence

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

However, Florence is in Lane County and Lane County has at least 655 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Florence

The Power of Solar in Florence, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Florence, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Florence

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Historical solar radiation data for Florence is not currently available.

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Cost of Utilities in Florence

Florence Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Florence averaged 10.79 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2019, which was about 15% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.70¢/kWh in February. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Florence

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Florence Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Oregon averaged $8.46 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2019, which was approximately 11% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.49 per Mcf in February. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Florence

Solar Energy Contractors in Florence

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

Our search for solar contractors companies located in Florence produced no matches.

Solar Energy Equipment in Florence

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

Sorry, no local business selling solar equipment were found.

Our search for companies selling solar parts located in Florence produced no matches.

Energy Conservation Consultants in Florence

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

Sorry, no local energy conservation specialists were found.

Our search for energy conservation specialists located in Florence produced no matches.

Weather Forecast for Florence, OR [5]

Sat May 25
50°F
Light Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 51°F
Gale: 19 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun May 26
53°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 52°F
Max: 54°F
Severe Gale: 22 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon May 27
54°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 55°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 1%
Tue May 28
53°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 53°F
Max: 54°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed May 29
53°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 54°F
Gale: 18 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 50%
Thu May 30
52°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 52°F
Max: 54°F
High wind, near gale: 15 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 36%

More about Florence

About Florence

The city of Florence, OR in Lane County has an approximate population of 8,466. [6]

Florence Solar Power

Florence, OR Solar Energy

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

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