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Solar Energy in Shady Cove, OR

Solar Energy in Shady Cove

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Shady Cove with an average of 7.23 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Shady Cove

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Shady Cove

The total length of the day in Shady Cove, OR today (December 12, 2018) will be 09 hours and 05 minutes. [More]

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Shady Cove, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Shady Cove, OR

Solar Energy Data in Shady Cove, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Shady Cove, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Shady Cove

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

Shady Cove has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.43 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 17% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.34 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Shady Cove that are always titled at the latitude of Shady Cove (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.16 kWh/m2/day, or about 16% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.43 kWh/m2/day and approximately 3% less than the average monthly DNI of 5.34 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 Shady Cove

Solar Radiation Data in Shady Cove, OR

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Shady Cove.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Shady Cove, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Shady Cove

Shady Cove, OR has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.91 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Shady Cove is July with an average of 7.23 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 7.12 kWh/m2/day and June at 6.4 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Shady Cove (Oregon) are December with an average of 1.92 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 2.33 kWh/m2/day and November at 2.45 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Shady Cove vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Shady Cove

The average monthly solar radiation level in Shady Cove, OR, of 4.91 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 32% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 26% 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 Shady Cove 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 Shady Cove

Sunrise / Sunset in Shady Cove

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 12, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:32 am
    • Sunset: 5:38 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:05 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:05
Solar Energy Statistics for Shady Cove

Best Months for Solar in Shady Cove

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (7.23 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (7.24 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (9.26 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.84 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Shady Cove

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

However, Shady Cove is in Jackson County and Jackson County has at least 294 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Shady Cove

The Power of Solar in Shady Cove, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Shady Cove, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Shady Cove

Shady Cove (OR) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5559.34 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Shady Cove is July with an average of 665.21 kWhac, followed by August at 654.67 kWhac and May at 609.38 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Shady Cove (Oregon) are December with an average of 198.2 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 236.97 kWhac and January at 239.04 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Shady Cove

Shady Cove Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Shady Cove averaged 11.29 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2018, which was about 13% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.01¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Shady Cove Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Oregon averaged $14.07 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2018, which was approximately 19% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.32 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Shady Cove

Solar Energy Contractors in Shady Cove

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Shady Cove

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Shady Cove

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

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Weather Forecast for Shady Cove, OR [5]

Wed Dec 12
42°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 29°F
Max: 42°F
Light breeze: 2 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 44%
Thu Dec 13
45°F
Few Clouds
Min: 28°F
Max: 45°F
Light breeze: 2 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 24%
Fri Dec 14
53°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 35°F
Max: 53°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 68%
Sat Dec 15
47°F
Light Rain
Min: 45°F
Max: 49°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 79%
Sun Dec 16
51°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 51°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 96%
Mon Dec 17
50°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 47°F
Max: 52°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Shady Cove

About Shady Cove

The city of Shady Cove, OR in Jackson County has an approximate population of 2,904. [6]

Shady Cove Solar Power

Shady Cove, OR Solar Energy

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

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