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Solar Energy in Bantam, CT

Solar Energy in Bantam

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Bantam with an average of 5.93 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Bantam

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Bantam

The total length of the day in Bantam, CT today (October 07, 2022) will be 11 hours and 28 minutes. [More]

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Bantam, CT Solar Energy

Solar Power in Bantam, CT

Solar Energy Data in Bantam, CT

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Bantam, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Bantam

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

Bantam has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.85 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 Bantam that are always titled at the latitude of Bantam (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.54 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.85 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.83 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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 Bantam

Solar Radiation Data in Bantam, CT

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Bantam, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Bantam

Bantam, CT has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.87 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Bantam is July with an average of 5.93 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.77 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.49 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Bantam (Connecticut) are December with an average of 3.27 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.71 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.88 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Bantam

The average monthly solar radiation level in Bantam, CT, of 4.87 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 24% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 26% less than the average level of 6.61 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: Bantam vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Bantam

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 07, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:56 am
    • Sunset: 5:24 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:28
Solar Energy Statistics for Bantam

Best Months for Solar in Bantam

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.93 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.62 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.87 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Bantam

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Solar Power Output in Bantam

The Power of Solar in Bantam, CT

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Bantam, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Bantam

Bantam (CT) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5399.73 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Bantam is July with an average of 534.27 kWhac, followed by August at 521.1 kWhac and March at 506.22 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Bantam (Connecticut) are December with an average of 327.33 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 362.96 kWhac and January at 370.03 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Bantam

Bantam Electricity Costs

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Bantam Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Bantam, CT [5]

Fri Oct 7
65°F
Light Rain
Min: 45°F
Max: 71°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 16%
Sat Oct 8
50°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 39°F
Max: 54°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 6%
Sun Oct 9
53°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 35°F
Max: 58°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 2%
Mon Oct 10
59°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 41°F
Max: 63°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 10%
Tue Oct 11
60°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 64°F
Light breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 2%
Wed Oct 12
64°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 47°F
Max: 66°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 29%

More about Bantam

About Bantam

The borough of Bantam, CT in Litchfield County has an approximate population of 759. [6]

Bantam Solar Power

Bantam, CT Solar Energy

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

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