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Solar Energy in Prineville, OR

Solar Energy in Prineville

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Solar Panels in Prineville

Solar panels in Prineville that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Prineville

The total length of the day in Prineville, OR today (March 22, 2019) will be 12 hours and 20 minutes. [More]

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Prineville, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Prineville, OR

Solar Energy Data in Prineville, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Prineville, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Prineville

Based on historical Prineville, OR data, solar panels that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output in Prineville. [1]

Prineville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.46 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 21% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.68 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Prineville that are always titled at the latitude of Prineville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.35 kWh/m2/day, or about 20% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.46 kWh/m2/day and approximately 6% less than the average monthly DNI of 5.68 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 Prineville

Solar Radiation Data in Prineville, OR

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Prineville, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Prineville

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

Solar Power Levels in Prineville

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Prineville 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 Prineville

Sunrise / Sunset in Prineville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for March 22, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:59 pm
    • Sunset: 2:19 am
    • Solar Noon: 8:09 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:20
Solar Energy Statistics for Prineville

Best Months for Solar in Prineville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (7.23 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (9.22 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.8 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Prineville

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

However, Prineville is in Crook County and Crook County has at least 90 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Prineville

The Power of Solar in Prineville, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Prineville, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Prineville

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Cost of Utilities in Prineville

Prineville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Prineville averaged 10.68 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in December 2018, which was about 14% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.47¢/kWh in December. [3]

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Prineville Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Oregon averaged $9.83 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in December 2018, which was approximately 2% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.63 per Mcf in December. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Prineville

Solar Energy Contractors in Prineville

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Prineville

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Prineville

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

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Weather Forecast for Prineville, OR [5]

Fri Mar 22
39°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 35°F
Max: 39°F
Light breeze: 2 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 92%
Sat Mar 23
38°F
Light Snow
Min: 29°F
Max: 38°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 88%
Sun Mar 24
45°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 21°F
Max: 45°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Mar 25
43°F
Light Rain
Min: 27°F
Max: 47°F
: 3 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 67%
Tue Mar 26
43°F
Light Rain
Min: 30°F
Max: 44°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 29%
Wed Mar 27
42°F
Light Rain
Min: 30°F
Max: 45°F
Light breeze: 3 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 32%

More about Prineville

About Prineville

The city of Prineville, OR in Crook County has an approximate population of 9,253. [6]

Prineville Solar Power

Prineville, OR Solar Energy

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

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