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Solar Energy in La Grande, OR

Solar Energy in La Grande

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Solar Panels in La Grande

Solar panels in La Grande that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in La Grande

The total length of the day in La Grande, OR today (April 20, 2021) will be 13 hours and 49 minutes. [More]

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La Grande, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in La Grande, OR

Solar Energy Data in La Grande, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for La Grande, OR

Solar Radiation Data in La Grande

Based on historical La Grande, OR data, solar panels that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output in La Grande. [1]

La Grande has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.11 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 16% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.88 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in La Grande that are always titled at the latitude of La Grande (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.86 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.11 kWh/m2/day and approximately 0% less than the average monthly DNI of 4.88 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 La Grande

Solar Radiation Data in La Grande, OR

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in La Grande.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for La Grande, OR

Solar Radiation Data in La Grande

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Solar Power Comparison: La Grande vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in La Grande

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average La Grande 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 La Grande

Sunrise / Sunset in La Grande

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 20, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:56 pm
    • Sunset: 2:45 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:51 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:49
Solar Energy Statistics for La Grande

Best Months for Solar in La Grande

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (6.94 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (8.31 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.43 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in La Grande

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

However, La Grande is in Union County and Union County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in La Grande

The Power of Solar in La Grande, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for La Grande, OR

Solar Radiation Data in La Grande

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Cost of Utilities in La Grande

La Grande Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in La Grande averaged 11.01 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2021, which was about 13% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.69¢/kWh in January. [3]

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La Grande Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Oregon averaged $11.42 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2021, which was approximately 17% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.74 per Mcf in January. [4]

Weather Forecast for La Grande, OR [5]

Tue Apr 20
53°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 33°F
Max: 57°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 1%
Wed Apr 21
58°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 35°F
Max: 62°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Apr 22
59°F
Few Clouds
Min: 41°F
Max: 60°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 14%
Fri Apr 23
55°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 39°F
Max: 62°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 67%
Sat Apr 24
48°F
Light Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 49°F
Light breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Apr 25
49°F
Light Rain
Min: 38°F
Max: 51°F
Light breeze: 4 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about La Grande

About La Grande

The city of La Grande, OR in Union County has an approximate population of 13,082. [6]

La Grande Solar Power

La Grande, OR Solar Energy

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

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