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Solar Energy in Shady Cove, OR

Solar Energy in Shady Cove

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Solar Panels in Shady Cove

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Shady Cove

The total length of the day in Shady Cove, OR today (May 26, 2020) will be 14 hours and 59 minutes. [More]

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Shady Cove, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Shady Cove, OR

Solar Energy Data in Shady Cove, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Shady Cove, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Shady Cove

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

Shady Cove has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.43 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 17% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.34 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Shady Cove that are always titled at the latitude of Shady Cove (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.16 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.43 kWh/m2/day and approximately 3% less than the average monthly DNI of 5.34 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 Shady Cove

Solar Radiation Data in Shady Cove, OR

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Shady Cove.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Shady Cove, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Shady Cove

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Solar Power Comparison: Shady Cove vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Shady Cove

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Shady Cove 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 Shady Cove

Sunrise / Sunset in Shady Cove

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 26, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:38 pm
    • Sunset: 3:38 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:08 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:59
Solar Energy Statistics for Shady Cove

Best Months for Solar in Shady Cove

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (7.24 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (9.26 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.84 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Shady Cove

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

However, Shady Cove is in Jackson County and Jackson County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Shady Cove

The Power of Solar in Shady Cove, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Shady Cove, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Shady Cove

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Cost of Utilities in Shady Cove

Shady Cove Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Shady Cove averaged 10.86 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2020, which was about 15% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.85¢/kWh in February. [3]

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Shady Cove Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Oregon averaged $10.39 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2020, which was approximately 12% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.26 per Mcf in February. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Shady Cove, OR [5]

Mon May 25
63°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 63°F
Calm: 3 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 1%
Tue May 26
79°F
Few Clouds
Min: 56°F
Max: 79°F
Calm: 3 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 21%
Wed May 27
81°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 56°F
Max: 82°F
Calm: 2 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 33%
Thu May 28
88°F
Light Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 88°F
Calm: 3 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 32%
Cloud cover: 1%
Fri May 29
88°F
Light Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 89°F
Calm: 2 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat May 30
57°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 57°F
Light breeze: 5 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Shady Cove

About Shady Cove

The city of Shady Cove, OR in Jackson County has an approximate population of 2,904. [6]

Shady Cove Solar Power

Shady Cove, OR Solar Energy

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

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