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Solar Energy in New Britain, CT

Solar Energy in New Britain

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Solar Panels in New Britain

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

Sunrise & Sunset in New Britain

The total length of the day in New Britain, CT today (May 17, 2021) will be 14 hours and 37 minutes. [More]

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New Britain, CT Solar Energy

Solar Power in New Britain, CT

Solar Energy Data in New Britain, CT

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for New Britain, CT

Solar Radiation Data in New Britain

Based on historical New Britain, 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 New Britain. [1]

New Britain has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.87 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.78 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in New Britain that are always titled at the latitude of New Britain (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.57 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.87 kWh/m2/day and approximately 21% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.78 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 New Britain

Solar Radiation Data in New Britain, CT

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in New Britain.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for New Britain, CT

Solar Radiation Data in New Britain

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Solar Power Comparison: New Britain vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in New Britain

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average New Britain 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 New Britain

Sunrise / Sunset in New Britain

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 17, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:28 am
    • Sunset: 12:06 am
    • Solar Noon: 4:47 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:37
Solar Energy Statistics for New Britain

Best Months for Solar in New Britain

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.48 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.87 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in New Britain

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

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

Solar Power Output in New Britain

The Power of Solar in New Britain, CT

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for New Britain, CT

Solar Radiation Data in New Britain

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Cost of Utilities in New Britain

New Britain Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in New Britain averaged 22.69 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2021, which was about 70% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.34¢/kWh in February. [3]

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New Britain Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Connecticut averaged $13.59 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2021, which was approximately 42% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.55 per Mcf in February. [4]

Weather Forecast for New Britain, CT [5]

Mon May 17
70°F
Light Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 3%
Tue May 18
74°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 52°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 60%
Wed May 19
76°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 29%
Thu May 20
80°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 59°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 68%
Fri May 21
67°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 74°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat May 22
57°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 59°F
Light breeze: 4 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about New Britain

About New Britain

The city of New Britain, CT in Hartford County has an approximate population of 73,206. [6]

New Britain Solar Power

New Britain, CT Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power New Britain, CT, or for more solar-related resources for New Britain, 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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