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Solar Energy in Sweet Home, OR

Solar Energy in Sweet Home

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Solar Panels in Sweet Home

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Sweet Home

The total length of the day in Sweet Home, OR today (July 06, 2020) will be 15 hours and 21 minutes. [More]

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Sweet Home, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Sweet Home, OR

Solar Energy Data in Sweet Home, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Sweet Home, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Sweet Home

Based on historical Sweet Home, 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 Sweet Home. [1]

Sweet Home has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.77 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.99 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Sweet Home that are always titled at the latitude of Sweet Home (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.3 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.77 kWh/m2/day and approximately 8% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.99 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 Sweet Home

Solar Radiation Data in Sweet Home, OR

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Sweet Home.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Sweet Home, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Sweet Home

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Solar Power Comparison: Sweet Home vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Sweet Home

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Sweet Home 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 Sweet Home

Sunrise / Sunset in Sweet Home

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 06, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:35 pm
    • Sunset: 3:56 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:16 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:21
Solar Energy Statistics for Sweet Home

Best Months for Solar in Sweet Home

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (6.51 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.43 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.99 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Sweet Home

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

However, Sweet Home is in Linn County and Linn County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Sweet Home

The Power of Solar in Sweet Home, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Sweet Home, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Sweet Home

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Cost of Utilities in Sweet Home

Sweet Home Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Sweet Home 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]

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Sweet Home 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 Sweet Home, OR [5]

Mon Jul 6
57°F
Light Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 57°F
Calm: 2 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 86%
Cloud cover: 98%
Tue Jul 7
69°F
Light Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 69°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 57%
Wed Jul 8
72°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 53°F
Max: 73°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jul 9
73°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 73°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 6%
Fri Jul 10
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 53°F
Max: 76°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Jul 11
77°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 77°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Sweet Home

About Sweet Home

The city of Sweet Home, OR in Linn County has an approximate population of 8,925. [6]

Sweet Home Solar Power

Sweet Home, OR Solar Energy

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

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