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Solar Energy in Mill City, OR

Solar Energy in Mill City

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Mill City with an average of 6.28 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Mill City

Solar panels in Mill 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 Mill City

The total length of the day in Mill City, OR today (January 22, 2019) will be 09 hours and 26 minutes. [More]

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Mill City, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Mill City, OR

Solar Energy Data in Mill City, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Mill City, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Mill City

Based on historical Mill 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 Mill City. [1]

Mill City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.68 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.97 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Mill City that are always titled at the latitude of Mill City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.24 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.68 kWh/m2/day and approximately 7% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.97 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 Mill City

Solar Radiation Data in Mill City, OR

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Mill City, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Mill City

Mill City, 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 Mill City is July with an average of 6.28 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 Mill City (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: Mill City vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Mill City

The average monthly solar radiation level in Mill City, 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 Mill 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).

Solar Data & Statistics for Mill City

Sunrise / Sunset in Mill City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 22, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:38 am
    • Sunset: 6:04 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:21 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:26
Solar Energy Statistics for Mill City

Best Months for Solar in Mill City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.28 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.48 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.96 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Mill City

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

However, Mill City is in Linn County and Linn County has at least 86 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Mill City

The Power of Solar in Mill City, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Mill City, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Mill City

Mill City (OR) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4805.22 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Mill City is July with an average of 595.76 kWhac, followed by August at 575.33 kWhac and September at 529.44 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Mill City (Oregon) are January with an average of 167.12 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 201.3 kWhac and November at 217.09 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Mill City

Mill City Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Mill City averaged 11.24 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2018, which was about 13% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.87¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Mill City Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Oregon averaged $11.33 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2018, which was approximately 8% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.26 per Mcf in October. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Mill City

Solar Energy Contractors in Mill City

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Mill City

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Mill City

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

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Weather Forecast for Mill City, OR [5]

Tue Jan 22
42°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 42°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 92%
Wed Jan 23
46°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 46°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 92%
Thu Jan 24
49°F
Light Rain
Min: 34°F
Max: 49°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 24%
Fri Jan 25
41°F
Light Rain
Min: 31°F
Max: 47°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 48%
Sat Jan 26
41°F
Light Rain
Min: 32°F
Max: 52°F
Light breeze: 2 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 44%
Sun Jan 27
39°F
Light Rain
Min: 31°F
Max: 45°F
Light breeze: 2 mps
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 70%

More about Mill City

About Mill City

The city of Mill City, OR in Linn County has an approximate population of 1,855. [6]

Mill City Solar Power

Mill City, OR Solar Energy

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

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