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Solar Energy in Estacada, OR

Solar Energy in Estacada

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Estacada with an average of 6.02 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Estacada

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Estacada

The total length of the day in Estacada, OR today (December 14, 2017) will be 08 hours and 45 minutes. [More]

Estacada, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Estacada, OR

Solar Energy Data in Estacada, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Estacada, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Estacada

Based on historical Estacada, 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 Estacada. [1]

Estacada has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.52 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.38 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Estacada that are always titled at the latitude of Estacada (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.03 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.52 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.38 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 Estacada

Solar Radiation Data in Estacada, OR

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Estacada, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Estacada

Estacada, OR has a average annual solar radiation value of 3.94 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Estacada is July with an average of 6.02 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.56 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.31 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Estacada (Oregon) are December with an average of 1.46 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 2 kWh/m2/day and January at 2.07 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Estacada

The average monthly solar radiation level in Estacada, OR, of 3.94 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 6% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 40% 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 Estacada 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 Estacada

Sunrise / Sunset in Estacada

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 14, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:41 am
    • Sunset: 4:27 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:04 pm
    • Length of Day: 08:45
Solar Energy Statistics for Estacada

Best Months for Solar in Estacada

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.02 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.14 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.27 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.54 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Estacada

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

However, Estacada is in Clackamas County and Clackamas County has at least 221 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Estacada

The Power of Solar in Estacada, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Estacada, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Estacada

Estacada (OR) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4563.89 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Estacada is July with an average of 572.23 kWhac, followed by August at 526.49 kWhac and May at 518.78 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Estacada (Oregon) are December with an average of 152.5 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 196.39 kWhac and January at 214.44 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Estacada

Estacada Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Estacada averaged 10.97 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2017, which was about 18% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.30¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Estacada Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Oregon averaged $14.91 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2017, which was approximately 12% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.01 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Estacada

Solar Energy Contractors in Estacada

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Estacada

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Estacada

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

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Weather Forecast for Estacada, OR [5]

Thu Dec 14
44°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 27°F
Max: 44°F
Light breeze: 2 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 8%
Fri Dec 15
34°F
Light Snow
Min: 26°F
Max: 34°F
Light breeze: 1 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 92%
Sat Dec 16
37°F
Light Snow
Min: 33°F
Max: 37°F
Light breeze: 2 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 92%
Sun Dec 17
27°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 21°F
Max: 35°F
Light breeze: 2 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 29%
Mon Dec 18
31°F
Light Rain
Min: 28°F
Max: 38°F
Light breeze: 2 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 22%
Tue Dec 19
39°F
Light Snow
Min: 34°F
Max: 39°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 99%

More about Estacada

About Estacada

The city of Estacada, OR in Clackamas County has an approximate population of 2,695. [6]

Estacada Solar Power

Estacada, OR Solar Energy

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

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