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Solar Energy in Groton Long Point, CT

Solar Energy in Groton Long Point

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Groton Long Point with an average of 6.06 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Groton Long Point

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Groton Long Point

The total length of the day in Groton Long Point, CT today (September 26, 2022) will be 11 hours and 59 minutes. [More]

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Groton Long Point, CT Solar Energy

Solar Power in Groton Long Point, CT

Solar Energy Data in Groton Long Point, CT

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Groton Long Point, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Groton Long Point

Based on historical Groton Long Point, 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 Groton Long Point. [1]

Groton Long Point has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.94 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.83 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Groton Long Point that are always titled at the latitude of Groton Long Point (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.64 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.94 kWh/m2/day and approximately 21% 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 Groton Long Point

Solar Radiation Data in Groton Long Point, CT

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Groton Long Point.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Groton Long Point, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Groton Long Point

Groton Long Point, CT has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.96 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Groton Long Point is July with an average of 6.06 kWh/m2/day, followed by April at 5.71 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.7 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Groton Long Point (Connecticut) are December with an average of 3.28 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.82 kWh/m2/day and January at 4.03 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Groton Long Point vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Groton Long Point

The average monthly solar radiation level in Groton Long Point, CT, of 4.96 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 26% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 25% 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: Groton Long Point vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Groton Long Point 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 Groton Long Point

Sunrise / Sunset in Groton Long Point

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 26, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:39 am
    • Sunset: 5:38 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:59
Solar Energy Statistics for Groton Long Point

Best Months for Solar in Groton Long Point

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.06 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.6 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.73 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.99 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Groton Long Point

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Solar Power Output in Groton Long Point

The Power of Solar in Groton Long Point, CT

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Groton Long Point, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Groton Long Point

Groton Long Point (CT) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5526.56 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Groton Long Point is July with an average of 545.33 kWhac, followed by April at 519.89 kWhac and August at 512.2 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Groton Long Point (Connecticut) are December with an average of 325.88 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 363.12 kWhac and January at 407.21 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Groton Long Point

Groton Long Point Electricity Costs

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Groton Long Point Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Groton Long Point, CT [5]

Mon Sep 26
68°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 69°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Sep 27
67°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 62°F
Max: 68°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Sep 28
63°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 67°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 54%
Thu Sep 29
60°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 65°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 97%
Fri Sep 30
59°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 61°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Oct 1
63°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 65°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Groton Long Point

About Groton Long Point

The borough of Groton Long Point, CT in New London County has an approximate population of 518. [6]

Groton Long Point Solar Power

Groton Long Point, CT Solar Energy

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

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