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Solar Energy in Westfir, OR

Solar Energy in Westfir

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Solar Panels in Westfir

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Westfir

The total length of the day in Westfir, OR today (September 15, 2019) will be 12 hours and 30 minutes. [More]

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Westfir, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Westfir, OR

Solar Energy Data in Westfir, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Westfir, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Westfir

Based on historical Westfir, 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 Westfir. [1]

Westfir has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.14 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 14% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.79 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Westfir that are always titled at the latitude of Westfir (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.83 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.14 kWh/m2/day and approximately 1% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.79 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 Westfir

Solar Radiation Data in Westfir, OR

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Westfir, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Westfir

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

Solar Power Levels in Westfir

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Westfir

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 15, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:49 pm
    • Sunset: 2:20 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:04 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:30
Solar Energy Statistics for Westfir

Best Months for Solar in Westfir

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (7 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (8.48 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.53 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Westfir

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

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

Solar Power Output in Westfir

The Power of Solar in Westfir, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Westfir, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Westfir

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Cost of Utilities in Westfir

Westfir Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Westfir averaged 11.27 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2019, which was about 16% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.34¢/kWh in June. [3]

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Westfir Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Oregon averaged $12.52 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2019, which was approximately 20% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.67 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Westfir

Solar Energy Contractors in Westfir

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Westfir

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Westfir

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

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Weather Forecast for Westfir, OR [5]

Sat Sep 14
55°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 55°F
Calm: 3 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 2%
Sun Sep 15
55°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 66°F
Setting: 0 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 99%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Sep 16
67°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 67°F
Light breeze: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 14%
Tue Sep 17
53°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 53°F
Calm: 2 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Sep 18
66°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 66°F
: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 85%
Thu Sep 19
68°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 68°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 5%

More about Westfir

About Westfir

The city of Westfir, OR in Lane County has an approximate population of 253. [6]

Westfir Solar Power

Westfir, OR Solar Energy

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

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