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Solar Energy in Silverton, OR

Solar Energy in Silverton

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Silverton with an average of 6.27 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Silverton

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Silverton

The total length of the day in Silverton, OR today (December 12, 2018) will be 08 hours and 49 minutes. [More]

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Silverton, OR Solar Energy

Solar Power in Silverton, OR

Solar Energy Data in Silverton, OR

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Silverton, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Silverton

Based on historical Silverton, 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 Silverton. [1]

Silverton has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.72 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.66 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Silverton that are always titled at the latitude of Silverton (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.24 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.72 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.66 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 Silverton

Solar Radiation Data in Silverton, OR

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Silverton, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Silverton

Silverton, 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 Silverton is July with an average of 6.27 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 6.11 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 Silverton (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: Silverton vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Silverton

The average monthly solar radiation level in Silverton, 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 Silverton 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 Silverton

Sunrise / Sunset in Silverton

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 12, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:40 am
    • Sunset: 5:29 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:05 pm
    • Length of Day: 08:49
Solar Energy Statistics for Silverton

Best Months for Solar in Silverton

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.27 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (6.37 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.66 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.79 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Silverton

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

However, Silverton is in Marion County and Marion County has at least 178 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Silverton

The Power of Solar in Silverton, OR

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Silverton, OR

Solar Radiation Data in Silverton

Silverton (OR) has a average annual solar AC output value of 4801.81 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Silverton is July with an average of 594.72 kWhac, followed by August at 574.66 kWhac and September at 529.32 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Silverton (Oregon) are January with an average of 167.21 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 201.53 kWhac and November at 217.25 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Silverton

Silverton Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Silverton 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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Silverton 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 Silverton

Solar Energy Contractors in Silverton

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Silverton

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Silverton

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

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Weather Forecast for Silverton, OR [5]

Wed Dec 12
50°F
Light Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 50°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 68%
Thu Dec 13
50°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 37°F
Max: 50°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 32%
Fri Dec 14
54°F
Light Rain
Min: 45°F
Max: 54°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 92%
Sat Dec 15
51°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 52°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 78%
Sun Dec 16
54°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 54°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 86%
Mon Dec 17
52°F
Very Heavy Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 55°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Silverton

About Silverton

The city of Silverton, OR in Marion County has an approximate population of 9,222. [6]

Silverton Solar Power

Silverton, OR Solar Energy

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

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