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Solar Energy in Waterbury, CT

Solar Energy in Waterbury

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Solar Panels in Waterbury

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Waterbury

The total length of the day in Waterbury, CT today (August 23, 2019) will be 13 hours and 30 minutes. [More]

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Waterbury, CT Solar Energy

Solar Power in Waterbury, CT

Solar Energy Data in Waterbury, CT

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Waterbury, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Waterbury

Based on historical Waterbury, 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 Waterbury. [1]

Waterbury has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.89 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.86 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Waterbury that are always titled at the latitude of Waterbury (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.6 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.89 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.86 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 Waterbury

Solar Radiation Data in Waterbury, CT

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Waterbury, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Waterbury

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

Solar Power Levels in Waterbury

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Waterbury

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 23, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:09 am
    • Sunset: 11:39 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:54 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:30
Solar Energy Statistics for Waterbury

Best Months for Solar in Waterbury

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.5 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.9 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Waterbury

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

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

Solar Power Output in Waterbury

The Power of Solar in Waterbury, CT

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Waterbury, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Waterbury

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Cost of Utilities in Waterbury

Waterbury Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Waterbury averaged 23.35 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2019, which was about 75% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.32¢/kWh in May. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Waterbury

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Waterbury Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Connecticut averaged $17.05 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2019, which was approximately 33% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.86 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Waterbury

Solar Energy Contractors in Waterbury

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Waterbury

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Waterbury

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

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Weather Forecast for Waterbury, CT [5]

Fri Aug 23
69°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 60°F
Max: 73°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Aug 24
70°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 52°F
Max: 75°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Aug 25
69°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 72°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Aug 26
65°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 45°F
Max: 72°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 2%
Tue Aug 27
67°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 67°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 95%
Wed Aug 28
71°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 78°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Waterbury

About Waterbury

The city of Waterbury, CT in New Haven County has an approximate population of 110,366. [6]

Waterbury Solar Power

Waterbury, CT Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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