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Solar Energy in Auburn, ME

Solar Energy in Auburn

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Solar Panels in Auburn

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Auburn

The total length of the day in Auburn, ME today (April 21, 2021) will be 13 hours and 47 minutes. [More]

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Auburn, ME Solar Energy

Solar Power in Auburn, ME

Solar Energy Data in Auburn, ME

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Auburn, ME

Solar Radiation Data in Auburn

Based on historical Auburn, ME data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Auburn. [1]

Auburn has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.77 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.04 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Auburn that are always titled at the latitude of Auburn (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.52 kWh/m2/day, or about 20% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.77 kWh/m2/day and approximately 12% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.04 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 Auburn

Solar Radiation Data in Auburn, ME

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Auburn, ME

Solar Radiation Data in Auburn

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

Solar Power Levels in Auburn

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Auburn

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 21, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:45 am
    • Sunset: 11:33 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:39 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:47
Solar Energy Statistics for Auburn

Best Months for Solar in Auburn

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (5.51 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (5 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.78 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Auburn

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

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

Solar Power Output in Auburn

The Power of Solar in Auburn, ME

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Auburn, ME

Solar Radiation Data in Auburn

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Cost of Utilities in Auburn

Auburn Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Auburn averaged 16.50 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2021, which was about 30% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.69¢/kWh in January. [3]

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Auburn Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maine averaged $14.27 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2021, which was approximately 47% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.74 per Mcf in January. [4]

Weather Forecast for Auburn, ME [5]

Wed Apr 21
55°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 59°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 95%
Thu Apr 22
39°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 32°F
Max: 41°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Apr 23
47°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 33°F
Max: 51°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 39%
Sat Apr 24
60°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 39°F
Max: 63°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 75%
Sun Apr 25
48°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 45°F
Max: 48°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Apr 26
48°F
Light Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 53°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 75%

More about Auburn

About Auburn

The city of Auburn, ME in Androscoggin County has an approximate population of 23,055. [6]

Auburn Solar Power

Auburn, ME Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Auburn, ME, or for more solar-related resources for Auburn, 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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