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Solar Energy in Lafayette, OR

Solar Energy in Lafayette

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Solar Panels in Lafayette

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Lafayette

The total length of the day in Lafayette, OR today (June 03, 2020) will be 15 hours and 29 minutes. [More]

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Lafayette, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Lafayette, OR

Solar Energy Data in Lafayette, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Lafayette, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Lafayette

Based on historical Lafayette, 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 Lafayette. [1]

Lafayette has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.73 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.75 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Lafayette that are always titled at the latitude of Lafayette (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.26 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.73 kWh/m2/day and approximately 14% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.75 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 Lafayette

Solar Radiation Data in Lafayette, OR

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Lafayette, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Lafayette

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

Solar Power Levels in Lafayette

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Lafayette

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 03, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:26 pm
    • Sunset: 3:55 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:10 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:29
Solar Energy Statistics for Lafayette

Best Months for Solar in Lafayette

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (6.37 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.85 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.81 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Lafayette

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

However, Lafayette is in Yamhill County and Yamhill County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Lafayette

The Power of Solar in Lafayette, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Lafayette, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Lafayette

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Cost of Utilities in Lafayette

Lafayette Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Lafayette averaged 10.95 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in March 2020, which was about 16% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.08¢/kWh in March. [3]

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Lafayette Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Oregon averaged $9.84 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2020, which was approximately 0% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.86 per Mcf in March. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Lafayette, OR [5]

Wed Jun 3
72°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 44°F
Max: 73°F
Calm: 2 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 1%
Thu Jun 4
66°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 49°F
Max: 68°F
Light breeze: 5 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Jun 5
66°F
Light Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 66°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jun 6
57°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 58°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 79%
Sun Jun 7
62°F
Light Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 62°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 6%
Mon Jun 8
62°F
Light Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 62°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 85%

More about Lafayette

About Lafayette

The city of Lafayette, OR in Yamhill County has an approximate population of 3,742. [6]

Lafayette Solar Power

Lafayette, OR Solar Energy

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

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