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Solar Energy in Dunes City, OR

Solar Energy in Dunes City

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Dunes City with an average of 6.17 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Dunes City

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Dunes City

The total length of the day in Dunes City, OR today (November 20, 2017) will be 09 hours and 26 minutes. [More]

Dunes City, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Dunes City, OR

Solar Energy Data in Dunes City, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Dunes City, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Dunes City

Based on historical Dunes City, 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 Dunes City. [1]

Dunes City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.72 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.58 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Dunes City that are always titled at the latitude of Dunes City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.25 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.72 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.58 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.

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Solar Radiation Levels in Dunes City

Solar Radiation Data in Dunes City, OR

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Dunes City.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Dunes City, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Dunes City

Dunes City, OR has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.43 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Dunes City is July with an average of 6.17 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.77 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.76 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Dunes City (Oregon) are December with an average of 2.29 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 2.63 kWh/m2/day and November at 2.95 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Dunes City vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Dunes City

The average monthly solar radiation level in Dunes City, OR, of 4.43 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 19% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 33% 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 Dunes City 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).

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Solar Data & Statistics for Dunes City

Sunrise / Sunset in Dunes City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 20, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 3:18 pm
    • Sunset: 12:45 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:02 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:26
Solar Energy Statistics for Dunes City

Best Months for Solar in Dunes City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.17 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.94 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.51 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.37 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Dunes City

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

However, Dunes City is in Lane County and Lane County has at least 655 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Dunes City

The Power of Solar in Dunes City, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Dunes City, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Dunes City

Dunes City (OR) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5238.23 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Dunes City is July with an average of 610.32 kWhac, followed by August at 569.11 kWhac and May at 559.02 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Dunes City (Oregon) are December with an average of 235.04 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 269.77 kWhac and February at 285.5 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Dunes City

Dunes City Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Dunes City averaged 10.93 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2017, which was about 17% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.19¢/kWh in August. [3]

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Dunes City Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Oregon averaged $16.94 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2017, which was approximately 6% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $18.09 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Dunes City

Solar Energy Contractors in Dunes City

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Dunes City

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Dunes City

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

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Weather Forecast for Dunes City, OR [5]

Mon Nov 20
52°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 58°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 68%
Tue Nov 21
60°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 61°F
Storm: 26 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 92%
Wed Nov 22
58°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 59°F
Gale: 18 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Nov 23
58°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 58°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 93%
Fri Nov 24
55°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 56°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 98%
Sat Nov 25
51°F
Light Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 56°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 82%

More about Dunes City

About Dunes City

The city of Dunes City, OR in Lane County has an approximate population of 1,303. [6]

Dunes City Solar Power

Dunes City, OR Solar Energy

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

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