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Solar Energy in Meriden, CT

Solar Energy in Meriden

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Solar Panels in Meriden

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Meriden

The total length of the day in Meriden, CT today (June 26, 2019) will be 15 hours and 10 minutes. [More]

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Meriden, CT Solar Energy

Solar Power in Meriden, CT

Solar Energy Data in Meriden, CT

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Meriden, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Meriden

Based on historical Meriden, 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 Meriden. [1]

Meriden has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.88 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.81 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Meriden that are always titled at the latitude of Meriden (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.58 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.88 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.81 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 Meriden

Solar Radiation Data in Meriden, CT

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Meriden, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Meriden

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

Solar Power Levels in Meriden

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Meriden

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 26, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:18 am
    • Sunset: 12:29 am
    • Solar Noon: 4:54 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:10
Solar Energy Statistics for Meriden

Best Months for Solar in Meriden

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.48 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.53 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.88 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Meriden

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

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

Solar Power Output in Meriden

The Power of Solar in Meriden, CT

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Meriden, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Meriden

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Cost of Utilities in Meriden

Meriden Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Meriden averaged 22.51 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in March 2019, which was about 75% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.83¢/kWh in March. [3]

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Meriden Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Connecticut averaged $13.72 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2019, which was approximately 45% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.48 per Mcf in March. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Meriden

Solar Energy Contractors in Meriden

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Meriden, CT.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Meriden

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Meriden, CT.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Meriden

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Meriden, CT.

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Weather Forecast for Meriden, CT [5]

Wed Jun 26
70°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 70°F
Calm: 1 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 1%
Thu Jun 27
80°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 85°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 65%
Fri Jun 28
83°F
Few Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 23%
Sat Jun 29
82°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 84°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Jun 30
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 79°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 77%
Mon Jul 1
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 85°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Meriden

About Meriden

The city of Meriden, CT in New Haven County has an approximate population of 60,868. [6]

Meriden Solar Power

Meriden, CT Solar Energy

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

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The solar energy that strikes the Earth in one hour could provide all of the Earth's energy needs for a complete year.

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