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Solar Energy in Depoe Bay, OR

Solar Energy in Depoe Bay

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Depoe Bay with an average of 6.27 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Depoe Bay

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Depoe Bay

The total length of the day in Depoe Bay, OR today (February 19, 2019) will be 10 hours and 41 minutes. [More]

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Depoe Bay, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Depoe Bay, OR

Solar Energy Data in Depoe Bay, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Depoe Bay, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Depoe Bay

Based on historical Depoe Bay, 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 Depoe Bay. [1]

Depoe Bay has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.56 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.39 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Depoe Bay that are always titled at the latitude of Depoe Bay (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.09 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.56 kWh/m2/day and approximately 21% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.39 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 Depoe Bay

Solar Radiation Data in Depoe Bay, OR

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Depoe Bay.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Depoe Bay, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Depoe Bay

Depoe Bay, OR has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.16 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Depoe Bay is July with an average of 6.27 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 6.12 kWh/m2/day and September at 5.73 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Depoe Bay (Oregon) are January with an average of 1.61 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 1.96 kWh/m2/day and November at 2.19 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Depoe Bay vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Depoe Bay

The average monthly solar radiation level in Depoe Bay, OR, of 4.16 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 12% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 37% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Depoe Bay 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 Depoe Bay

Sunrise / Sunset in Depoe Bay

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 19, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 3:09 pm
    • Sunset: 1:50 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:30 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:41
Solar Energy Statistics for Depoe Bay

Best Months for Solar in Depoe Bay

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.27 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.73 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.21 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.15 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Depoe Bay

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

However, Depoe Bay is in Lincoln County and Lincoln County has at least 25 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Depoe Bay

The Power of Solar in Depoe Bay, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Depoe Bay, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Depoe Bay

Depoe Bay (OR) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4804.48 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Depoe Bay is July with an average of 595.53 kWhac, followed by August at 575.18 kWhac and September at 529.41 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Depoe Bay (Oregon) are January with an average of 167.14 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 201.35 kWhac and November at 217.13 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Depoe Bay

Depoe Bay Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Depoe Bay averaged 10.95 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in November 2018, which was about 15% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.95¢/kWh in November. [3]

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Depoe Bay Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Oregon averaged $9.79 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in November 2018, which was approximately 4% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.43 per Mcf in November. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Depoe Bay

Solar Energy Contractors in Depoe Bay

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Depoe Bay

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Depoe Bay

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

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Weather Forecast for Depoe Bay, OR [5]

Tue Feb 19
45°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 46°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 92%
Wed Feb 20
44°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 42°F
Max: 45°F
Gale: 19 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 68%
Thu Feb 21
44°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 40°F
Max: 45°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Feb 22
40°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 33°F
Max: 43°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 72%
Sat Feb 23
43°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 43°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 87%
Sun Feb 24
42°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 39°F
Max: 44°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 74%

More about Depoe Bay

About Depoe Bay

The city of Depoe Bay, OR in Lincoln County has an approximate population of 1,398. [6]

Depoe Bay Solar Power

Depoe Bay, OR Solar Energy

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

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