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Solar Energy in New Britain, CT

Solar Energy in New Britain

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in New Britain with an average of 5.73 kWh/m2/day. [More]

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 (September 26, 2022) will be 11 hours and 59 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]

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

New Britain, 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 New Britain is August with an average of 5.73 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.67 kWh/m2/day and April at 5.6 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in New Britain (Connecticut) are December with an average of 3.15 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.8 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.98 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in New Britain

The average monthly solar radiation level in New Britain, 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: New Britain 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 September 26, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:42 am
    • Sunset: 5:41 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:59
Solar Energy Statistics for New Britain

Best Months for Solar in New Britain

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.73 kWh/m2/day)
    • 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

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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

New Britain (CT) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5413.35 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in New Britain is August with an average of 512.66 kWhac, followed by July at 511.96 kWhac and April at 506.5 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in New Britain (Connecticut) are December with an average of 316.12 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 357.93 kWhac and January at 404.79 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in New Britain

New Britain Electricity Costs

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Weather Forecast for New Britain, CT [5]

Mon Sep 26
71°F
Light Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 72°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 1%
Tue Sep 27
68°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 55°F
Max: 71°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 94%
Wed Sep 28
64°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 65°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 1%
Thu Sep 29
60°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 49°F
Max: 65°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 25%
Fri Sep 30
62°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 45°F
Max: 68°F
Light breeze: 5 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Oct 1
64°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 52°F
Max: 69°F
Light breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
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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