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Solar Energy in Oakland, OR

Solar Energy in Oakland

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Solar Panels in Oakland

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Oakland

The total length of the day in Oakland, OR today (December 11, 2019) will be 09 hours and 01 minutes. [More]

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Oakland, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Oakland, OR

Solar Energy Data in Oakland, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Oakland, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Oakland

Based on historical Oakland, 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 Oakland. [1]

Oakland has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.97 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.23 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Oakland that are always titled at the latitude of Oakland (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.49 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.97 kWh/m2/day and approximately 6% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.23 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 Oakland

Solar Radiation Data in Oakland, OR

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Oakland, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Oakland

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

Solar Power Levels in Oakland

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Oakland

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 11, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 3:36 pm
    • Sunset: 12:37 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:06 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:01
Solar Energy Statistics for Oakland

Best Months for Solar in Oakland

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (6.66 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.73 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.17 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Oakland

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

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

Solar Power Output in Oakland

The Power of Solar in Oakland, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Oakland, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Oakland

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Cost of Utilities in Oakland

Oakland Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Oakland averaged 11.27 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2019, which was about 14% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.17¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Oakland Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Oregon averaged $12.98 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2019, which was approximately 27% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.81 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Oakland

Solar Energy Contractors in Oakland

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

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

Solar Energy Equipment in Oakland

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Oakland

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

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Weather Forecast for Oakland, OR [5]

Tue Dec 10
43°F
Light Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 43°F
Calm: 3 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Dec 11
48°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 42°F
Max: 48°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Dec 12
53°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 45°F
Max: 53°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 74%
Fri Dec 13
49°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 38°F
Max: 49°F
Calm: 2 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Dec 14
44°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 34°F
Max: 44°F
Calm: 2 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Dec 15
47°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 34°F
Max: 47°F
Calm: 2 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Oakland

About Oakland

The city of Oakland, OR in Douglas County has an approximate population of 927. [6]

Oakland Solar Power

Oakland, OR Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

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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