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Solar Energy in Forest Grove, OR

Solar Energy in Forest Grove

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Solar Panels in Forest Grove

Solar panels in Forest 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 Forest Grove

The total length of the day in Forest Grove, OR today (June 20, 2019) will be 15 hours and 41 minutes. [More]

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Forest Grove, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Forest Grove, OR

Solar Energy Data in Forest Grove, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Forest Grove, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Forest Grove

Based on historical Forest 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 Forest Grove. [1]

Forest Grove has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.6 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.54 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Forest Grove that are always titled at the latitude of Forest Grove (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.11 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.6 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.54 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 Forest Grove

Solar Radiation Data in Forest Grove, OR

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Forest Grove, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Forest Grove

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

Solar Power Levels in Forest Grove

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Forest Grove

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 20, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:23 pm
    • Sunset: 4:04 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:14 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:41
Solar Energy Statistics for Forest Grove

Best Months for Solar in Forest Grove

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (6.14 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.38 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.57 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Forest Grove

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

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

Solar Power Output in Forest Grove

The Power of Solar in Forest Grove, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Forest Grove, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Forest Grove

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Cost of Utilities in Forest Grove

Forest Grove Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Forest 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]

Solar Power Poll: Forest Grove

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Forest 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 Forest Grove

Solar Energy Contractors in Forest Grove

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Forest Grove

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Forest Grove

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

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Weather Forecast for Forest Grove, OR [5]

Thu Jun 20
64°F
Light Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 64°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 80%
Fri Jun 21
66°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 44°F
Max: 66°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 39%
Sat Jun 22
67°F
Light Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 67°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 10%
Sun Jun 23
54°F
Light Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 54°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Jun 24
58°F
Light Rain
Min: 42°F
Max: 59°F
Light breeze: 3 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Jun 25
63°F
Light Rain
Min: 42°F
Max: 63°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 78%

More about Forest Grove

About Forest Grove

The city of Forest Grove, OR in Washington County has an approximate population of 21,083. [6]

Forest Grove Solar Power

Forest Grove, OR Solar Energy

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

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The solar energy that strikes the Earth in one hour could provide all of the Earth's energy needs for a complete year.

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