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Solar Power in 06481 (Rockfall, CT)

Solar Energy in 06481

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Solar Panels in 06481

Solar panels in 06481 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 06481

The total length of the day in 06481 (Rockfall, CT) today (September 24, 2020) will be 11 hours and 59 minutes. [More]

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Solar Energy in 06481 (Rockfall, CT)

Solar Energy Data for 06481

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 06481.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 06481

Solar Radiation Data in 06481

Based on historical 06481 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 06481. [1]

The region associated with 06481 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.89 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.84 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 06481 that are always titled at the latitude of Rockfall (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.6 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.89 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.84 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 06481

Solar Radiation Data in 06481

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 06481

Solar Radiation Data in 06481

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Solar Power Comparison: 06481 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 06481

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Solar Power: 06481 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 06481 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 06481

Sunrise / Sunset in 06481

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 24, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:42 am
    • Sunset: 10:41 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:42 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:59
Solar Energy Statistics for 06481

Best Months for Solar in 06481

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.5 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.56 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.9 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 06481

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 06481 at this current time.

However, 06481 is in Middlesex County and Middlesex County (CT) has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 06481

The Power of Solar in 06481

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 06481. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 06481. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 06481

Solar Radiation Data in 06481

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Weather Forecast for 06481 [5]

Thu Sep 24
74°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 56°F
Max: 77°F
Light breeze: 5 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Sep 25
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Sep 26
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 78°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Sep 27
72°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 72°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 73%
Mon Sep 28
72°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Sep 29
74°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 99%

More about 06481

About 06481

The ZIP code 06481 is associated with the city of Rockfall in Middlesex County in Connecticut.

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06481 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 06481, or for more solar-related resources for CT, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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