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Solar Energy in New Haven, CT

Solar Energy in New Haven

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Solar Panels in New Haven

Solar panels in New Haven 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 Haven

The total length of the day in New Haven, CT today (September 23, 2020) will be 12 hours and 04 minutes. [More]

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New Haven, CT Solar Energy

Solar Power in New Haven, CT

Solar Energy Data in New Haven, CT

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for New Haven, CT

Solar Radiation Data in New Haven

Based on historical New Haven, 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 Haven. [1]

New Haven 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 3.88 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in New Haven that are always titled at the latitude of New Haven (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 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.88 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 Haven

Solar Radiation Data in New Haven, CT

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for New Haven, CT

Solar Radiation Data in New Haven

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

Solar Power Levels in New Haven

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in New Haven

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 23, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:41 am
    • Sunset: 10:45 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:43 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:04
Solar Energy Statistics for New Haven

Best Months for Solar in New Haven

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.68 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.96 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in New Haven

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

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

Solar Power Output in New Haven

The Power of Solar in New Haven, CT

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for New Haven, CT

Solar Radiation Data in New Haven

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Cost of Utilities in New Haven

New Haven Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in New Haven averaged 21.73 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2020, which was about 64% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in June. [3]

Solar Power Poll: New Haven

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New Haven Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Connecticut averaged $19.66 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2020, which was approximately 28% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.37 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Weather Forecast for New Haven, CT [5]

Wed Sep 23
63°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 49°F
Max: 74°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 1%
Thu Sep 24
70°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 59°F
Max: 73°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Sep 25
72°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 63°F
Max: 76°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 42%
Sat Sep 26
72°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 64°F
Max: 74°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Sep 27
73°F
Light Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 81%
Mon Sep 28
73°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 73°F
Light breeze: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about New Haven

About New Haven

The city of New Haven, CT in New Haven County has an approximate population of 129,779. [6]

New Haven Solar Power

New Haven, CT Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Solar cells convert sunlight into electricity through a physical process known as the photovoltaic effect.

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