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Solar Energy in Molalla, OR

Solar Energy in Molalla

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Solar Panels in Molalla

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Molalla

The total length of the day in Molalla, OR today (November 12, 2019) will be 09 hours and 39 minutes. [More]

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Molalla, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Molalla, OR

Solar Energy Data in Molalla, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Molalla, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Molalla

Based on historical Molalla, 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 Molalla. [1]

Molalla has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.63 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.54 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Molalla that are always titled at the latitude of Molalla (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.15 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.63 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% 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 Molalla

Solar Radiation Data in Molalla, OR

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Molalla, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Molalla

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

Solar Power Levels in Molalla

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Molalla

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 12, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 3:05 pm
    • Sunset: 12:44 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:54 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:39
Solar Energy Statistics for Molalla

Best Months for Solar in Molalla

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (6.28 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.5 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.69 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Molalla

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

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

Solar Power Output in Molalla

The Power of Solar in Molalla, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Molalla, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Molalla

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Cost of Utilities in Molalla

Molalla Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Molalla averaged 11.18 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2019, which was about 16% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.30¢/kWh in August. [3]

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Molalla Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Oregon averaged $15.37 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2019, which was approximately 17% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $18.58 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Molalla

Solar Energy Contractors in Molalla

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Molalla

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Molalla

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

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Weather Forecast for Molalla, OR [5]

Tue Nov 12
48°F
Light Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 48°F
Calm: 2 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Nov 13
54°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 43°F
Max: 60°F
Calm: 1 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 72%
Thu Nov 14
55°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 48°F
Max: 56°F
Calm: 1 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Nov 15
50°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 42°F
Max: 51°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 97%
Sat Nov 16
49°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 39°F
Max: 54°F
Setting: 0 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 49%
Sun Nov 17
56°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 47°F
Max: 63°F
Calm: 1 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 88%

More about Molalla

About Molalla

The city of Molalla, OR in Clackamas County has an approximate population of 8,108. [6]

Molalla Solar Power

Molalla, OR Solar Energy

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

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