Solar Energy LocalSolar Energy Local
Solar Energy & Solar Power Resources

Solar Energy in Stonington, CT

Solar Energy in Stonington

Sorry, historical solar radition values for Stonington are currently unavailable, please check back later.

Solar Panels in Stonington

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Stonington

The total length of the day in Stonington, CT today (July 18, 2019) will be 14 hours and 47 minutes. [More]

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes
Stonington, CT Solar Energy

Solar Power in Stonington, CT

Solar Energy Data in Stonington, CT

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Stonington, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Stonington

Based on historical Stonington, 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 Stonington. [1]

Stonington has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.95 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.89 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Stonington that are always titled at the latitude of Stonington (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.67 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.95 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.89 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 Stonington

Solar Radiation Data in Stonington, CT

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Stonington, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Stonington

Sorry, it is not possible to complete our solar radiation analysis for Stonington at this time.

Historical solar radiation data for Stonington is not currently available.

Please check back later.

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes

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

Solar Power Levels in Stonington

Sorry, solar radiation data for Connecticut is not currently available. Please try again later.

Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Stonington

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 18, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:30 am
    • Sunset: 12:17 am
    • Solar Noon: 4:53 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:47
Solar Energy Statistics for Stonington

Best Months for Solar in Stonington

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.59 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.72 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.98 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Stonington

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

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

Solar Power Output in Stonington

The Power of Solar in Stonington, CT

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Stonington, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Stonington

Sorry, it is not possible to complete our solar radiation analysis for Stonington at this time.

Historical solar radiation data for Stonington is not currently available.

Please check back later.

Cost of Utilities in Stonington

Stonington Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Stonington averaged 23.35 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2019, which was about 76% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.26¢/kWh in April. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Stonington

Vote now: Given all of the data and analysis provided for Stonington, is solar power a good choice for residents of this borough?

Yes, solar power is a great option  
No, solar power isn't a good option

Stonington Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Connecticut averaged $15.29 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2019, which was approximately 40% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.92 per Mcf in April. [4]

Latest Solar News

Solar jobs now outnumber oil jobs in the U.S.

Solar jobs now outnumber oil jobs in the U.S.The Solar Foundation recently published the National Solar Jobs Census 2015, its yearly update of current employment, job trends, and growth projections in the U.S.
Read More

Apple granted another solar-related patent

Apple granted another solar-related patentTechnology powerhouse Apple was granted 53 new patents last week, and one of the new patents deals specifically with technology that is directly related to …
Read More

Could the entire U.S. be powered by solar from just …

Could the entire U.S. be powered by solar from just … Business magnate Elon Musk is known for his roles in various aspects of technology and business — from PayPal to SpaceX — and he is …
Read More

Solar Businesses in Stonington

Solar Energy Contractors in Stonington

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

Our search for solar contractors companies located in Stonington produced no matches.

Solar Energy Equipment in Stonington

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

Sorry, no local business selling solar equipment were found.

Our search for companies selling solar parts located in Stonington produced no matches.

Energy Conservation Consultants in Stonington

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

Sorry, no local energy conservation specialists were found.

Our search for energy conservation specialists located in Stonington produced no matches.

Weather Forecast for Stonington, CT [5]

Thu Jul 18
68°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 61°F
Max: 68°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 75%
Fri Jul 19
84°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 64°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 7%
Sat Jul 20
91°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 75°F
Max: 96°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 80%
Sun Jul 21
94°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 77°F
Max: 98°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jul 22
71°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Jul 23
65°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 68°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Stonington

About Stonington

The borough of Stonington, CT in New London County has an approximate population of 929. [6]

Stonington Solar Power

Stonington, CT Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Stonington, CT, or for more solar-related resources for Stonington, 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.

Other Cities in Connecticut

ZIP Codes in CT


Go

References