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Solar Energy in Newtown, CT

Solar Energy in Newtown

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Solar Panels in Newtown

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Newtown

The total length of the day in Newtown, CT today (July 11, 2020) will be 14 hours and 56 minutes. [More]

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Newtown, CT Solar Energy

Solar Power in Newtown, CT

Solar Energy Data in Newtown, CT

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Newtown, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Newtown

Based on historical Newtown, 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 Newtown. [1]

Newtown has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.86 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.74 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Newtown that are always titled at the latitude of Newtown (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.53 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.86 kWh/m2/day and approximately 21% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.74 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 Newtown

Solar Radiation Data in Newtown, CT

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Newtown, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Newtown

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

Solar Power Levels in Newtown

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Newtown

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 11, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:30 am
    • Sunset: 12:27 am
    • Solar Noon: 4:58 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:56
Solar Energy Statistics for Newtown

Best Months for Solar in Newtown

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.52 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.61 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.92 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Newtown

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

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

Solar Power Output in Newtown

The Power of Solar in Newtown, CT

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Newtown, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Newtown

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Cost of Utilities in Newtown

Newtown Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Newtown averaged 23.50 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2020, which was about 77% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in April. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Newtown

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Newtown Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Connecticut averaged $14.28 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2020, which was approximately 34% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.68 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Newtown, CT [5]

Sat Jul 11
78°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 20%
Sun Jul 12
81°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 67°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 25%
Mon Jul 13
75°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 75°F
Calm: 1 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 99%
Tue Jul 14
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jul 15
77°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 85°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jul 16
77°F
Few Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 78°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 18%

More about Newtown

About Newtown

The borough of Newtown, CT in Fairfield County has an approximate population of 1,941. [6]

Newtown Solar Power

Newtown, CT Solar Energy

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

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