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Solar Energy in Derby, CT

Solar Energy in Derby

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Solar Panels in Derby

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Derby

The total length of the day in Derby, CT today (July 05, 2020) will be 15 hours and 02 minutes. [More]

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Derby, CT Solar Energy

Solar Power in Derby, CT

Solar Energy Data in Derby, CT

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Derby, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Derby

Based on historical Derby, 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 Derby. [1]

Derby has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.92 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.89 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Derby that are always titled at the latitude of Derby (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.64 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.92 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.89 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 Derby

Solar Radiation Data in Derby, CT

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Derby, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Derby

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

Solar Power Levels in Derby

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Derby

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 05, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:25 am
    • Sunset: 12:28 am
    • Solar Noon: 4:57 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:02
Solar Energy Statistics for Derby

Best Months for Solar in Derby

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.56 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.66 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.95 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Derby

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

However, Derby is in New Haven County and New Haven County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Derby

The Power of Solar in Derby, CT

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Derby, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Derby

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Cost of Utilities in Derby

Derby Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Derby averaged 23.50 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2020, which was about 77% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Derby Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Connecticut averaged $14.28 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2020, which was approximately 34% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.68 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Derby, CT [5]

Sun Jul 5
84°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 74°F
Max: 85°F
Calm: 2 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 1%
Mon Jul 6
86°F
Light Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 89°F
Calm: 1 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Jul 7
77°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 83°F
Light breeze: 5 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 98%
Wed Jul 8
83°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 83°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 99%
Thu Jul 9
83°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 88°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 23%
Fri Jul 10
79°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 79°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 36%

More about Derby

About Derby

The city of Derby, CT in New Haven County has an approximate population of 12,902. [6]

Derby Solar Power

Derby, CT Solar Energy

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

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Solar power is renewable, does not produce any pollutants and is one of the cleanest source of energy.

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