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Solar Energy in Lostine, OR

Solar Energy in Lostine

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Lostine with an average of 6.96 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Lostine

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Lostine

The total length of the day in Lostine, OR today (February 19, 2019) will be 10 hours and 39 minutes. [More]

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Lostine, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Lostine, OR

Solar Energy Data in Lostine, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Lostine, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Lostine

Based on historical Lostine, 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 Lostine. [1]

Lostine has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.88 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 11% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.37 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Lostine that are always titled at the latitude of Lostine (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.53 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.88 kWh/m2/day and approximately 4% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.37 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 Lostine

Solar Radiation Data in Lostine, OR

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Lostine, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Lostine

Lostine, OR has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.76 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Lostine is July with an average of 6.96 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 6.61 kWh/m2/day and June at 6.3 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Lostine (Oregon) are December with an average of 2.15 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 2.23 kWh/m2/day and November at 2.57 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Lostine

The average monthly solar radiation level in Lostine, OR, of 4.76 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 28% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 28% 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 Lostine 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 Lostine

Sunrise / Sunset in Lostine

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 19, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 2:43 pm
    • Sunset: 1:22 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:03 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:39
Solar Energy Statistics for Lostine

Best Months for Solar in Lostine

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.96 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.72 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.83 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.23 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Lostine

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

However, Lostine is in Wallowa County and Wallowa County has at least 70 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Lostine

The Power of Solar in Lostine, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Lostine, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Lostine

Lostine (OR) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5469.7 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Lostine is July with an average of 644.05 kWhac, followed by August at 619.69 kWhac and June at 580.17 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Lostine (Oregon) are December with an average of 224.43 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 233.42 kWhac and November at 254.91 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Lostine

Lostine Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Lostine 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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Lostine 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 Lostine

Solar Energy Contractors in Lostine

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Lostine

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Lostine

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

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Weather Forecast for Lostine, OR [5]

Tue Feb 19
27°F
Snow
Min: 25°F
Max: 27°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 92%
Wed Feb 20
28°F
Snow
Min: 19°F
Max: 28°F
: 3 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 80%
Thu Feb 21
27°F
Light Snow
Min: 4°F
Max: 27°F
: 3 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 32%
Fri Feb 22
19°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 17°F
Max: 29°F
Light breeze: 2 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 9%
Sat Feb 23
25°F
Snow
Min: 18°F
Max: 29°F
Light breeze: 2 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 59%
Sun Feb 24
23°F
Snow
Min: 17°F
Max: 27°F
Light breeze: 2 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 92%

More about Lostine

About Lostine

The city of Lostine, OR in Wallowa County has an approximate population of 213. [6]

Lostine Solar Power

Lostine, OR Solar Energy

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

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