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Solar Energy in Milwaukie, OR

Solar Energy in Milwaukie

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Milwaukie with an average of 6.01 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Milwaukie

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Milwaukie

The total length of the day in Milwaukie, OR today (August 20, 2017) will be 13 hours and 49 minutes. [More]

Milwaukie, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Milwaukie, OR

Solar Energy Data in Milwaukie, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Milwaukie, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Milwaukie

Based on historical Milwaukie, 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 Milwaukie. [1]

Milwaukie has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.54 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.38 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Milwaukie that are always titled at the latitude of Milwaukie (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.04 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.54 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% 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 Milwaukie

Solar Radiation Data in Milwaukie, OR

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Milwaukie, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Milwaukie

Milwaukie, 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 Milwaukie is July with an average of 6.01 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.56 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.3 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Milwaukie (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: Milwaukie vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Milwaukie

The average monthly solar radiation level in Milwaukie, 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 (sorry, data not currently available) the average level of 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 Milwaukie 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 Milwaukie

Sunrise / Sunset in Milwaukie

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 20, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:18 am
    • Sunset: 8:08 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:13 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:49
Solar Energy Statistics for Milwaukie

Best Months for Solar in Milwaukie

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.01 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.14 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.24 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.53 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Milwaukie

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

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

Solar Power Output in Milwaukie

The Power of Solar in Milwaukie, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Milwaukie, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Milwaukie

Milwaukie (OR) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4561.86 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Milwaukie is July with an average of 571.61 kWhac, followed by August at 526.12 kWhac and May at 518.28 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Milwaukie (Oregon) are December with an average of 152.59 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 196.46 kWhac and January at 214.56 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Milwaukie

Milwaukie Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Milwaukie averaged 10.86 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2017, which was about 17% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.02¢/kWh in May. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Milwaukie

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Milwaukie Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Oregon averaged $12.41 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2017, which was approximately 6% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $13.21 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Milwaukie

Solar Energy Contractors in Milwaukie

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Milwaukie

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Milwaukie

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

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Weather Forecast for Milwaukie, OR [5]

Sun Aug 20
80°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 59°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 48%
Mon Aug 21
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 82°F
: 3 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Aug 22
82°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 84°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Aug 23
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 57°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 5%
Thu Aug 24
66°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 12%
Fri Aug 25
64°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 47°F
Max: 73°F
: 3 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Milwaukie

About Milwaukie

The city of Milwaukie, OR in Clackamas County has an approximate population of 20,291. [6]

Milwaukie Solar Power

Milwaukie, OR Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

The solar energy that strikes the Earth in one hour could provide all of the Earth's energy needs for a complete year.

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