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Solar Power in 06070 (Simsbury, CT)

Solar Energy in 06070

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Solar Panels in 06070

Solar panels in 06070 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 06070

The total length of the day in 06070 (Simsbury, CT) today (November 24, 2020) will be 09 hours and 30 minutes. [More]

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Solar Energy in 06070 (Simsbury, CT)

Solar Energy Data for 06070

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 06070.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 06070

Solar Radiation Data in 06070

Based on historical 06070 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 06070. [1]

The region associated with 06070 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.86 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.83 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 06070 that are always titled at the latitude of Simsbury (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.58 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.86 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.83 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 06070

Solar Radiation Data in 06070

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 06070

Solar Radiation Data in 06070

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Solar Power Comparison: 06070 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 06070

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Solar Power: 06070 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 06070 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 06070

Sunrise / Sunset in 06070

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 24, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:52 am
    • Sunset: 9:23 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:38 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:30
Solar Energy Statistics for 06070

Best Months for Solar in 06070

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.45 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.84 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 06070

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 06070 at this current time.

However, 06070 is in Hartford County and Hartford County (CT) has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 06070

The Power of Solar in 06070

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 06070. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 06070. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 06070

Solar Radiation Data in 06070

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Weather Forecast for 06070 [5]

Tue Nov 24
40°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 33°F
Max: 43°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Nov 25
39°F
Light Rain
Min: 32°F
Max: 46°F
Calm: 1 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 99%
Thu Nov 26
50°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 54°F
Calm: 2 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Nov 27
55°F
Light Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 59°F
Calm: 2 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 8%
Sat Nov 28
51°F
Light Rain
Min: 38°F
Max: 56°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 99%
Sun Nov 29
45°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 35°F
Max: 50°F
Calm: 3 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 0%

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About 06070

The ZIP code 06070 is associated with the city of Simsbury in Hartford County in Connecticut.

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To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 06070, or for more solar-related resources for CT, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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