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Solar Energy in Richland, OR

Solar Energy in Richland

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Solar Panels in Richland

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Richland

The total length of the day in Richland, OR today (July 05, 2020) will be 15 hours and 26 minutes. [More]

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Richland, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Richland, OR

Solar Energy Data in Richland, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Richland, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Richland

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

Richland has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.27 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 20% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.36 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Richland that are always titled at the latitude of Richland (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.27 kWh/m2/day and approximately 7% less than the average monthly DNI of 5.36 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 Richland

Solar Radiation Data in Richland, OR

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Richland, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Richland

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

Solar Power Levels in Richland

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Richland

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 05, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:10 pm
    • Sunset: 3:36 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:53 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:26
Solar Energy Statistics for Richland

Best Months for Solar in Richland

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (7.09 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (9.13 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.66 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Richland

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

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

Solar Power Output in Richland

The Power of Solar in Richland, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Richland, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Richland

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Cost of Utilities in Richland

Richland Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Richland averaged 11.02 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2020, which was about 17% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in April. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Richland

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Richland Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Oregon averaged $10.01 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2020, which was approximately 6% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.68 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Richland, OR [5]

Sun Jul 5
71°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 76°F
Light breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 25%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jul 6
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 87°F
Calm: 1 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Jul 7
69°F
Light Rain
Min: 55°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 17%
Wed Jul 8
69°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 50°F
Max: 79°F
Calm: 2 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 7%
Thu Jul 9
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 86°F
Light breeze: 3 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jul 10
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 87°F
Light breeze: 3 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Richland

About Richland

The city of Richland, OR in Baker County has an approximate population of 156. [6]

Richland Solar Power

Richland, OR Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

It takes light about 8 minutes, 19 seconds to travel the 93,000,000 miles from the sun's surface to us on Earth.

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