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Solar Energy in Old Town, ME

Solar Energy in Old Town

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Solar Panels in Old Town

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Old Town

The total length of the day in Old Town, ME today (April 22, 2019) will be 13 hours and 51 minutes. [More]

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Old Town, ME Solar Energy

Solar Power in Old Town, ME

Solar Energy Data in Old Town, ME

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Old Town, ME

Solar Radiation Data in Old Town

Based on historical Old Town, 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 Old Town. [1]

Old Town has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.64 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.88 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Old Town that are always titled at the latitude of Old Town (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.39 kWh/m2/day, or about 21% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.64 kWh/m2/day and approximately 13% 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 Old Town

Solar Radiation Data in Old Town, ME

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Old Town.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Old Town, ME

Solar Radiation Data in Old Town

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Solar Power Comparison: Old Town vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Old Town

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Old Town 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 Old Town

Sunrise / Sunset in Old Town

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 22, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:37 am
    • Sunset: 11:28 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:33 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:51
Solar Energy Statistics for Old Town

Best Months for Solar in Old Town

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (5.34 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (4.81 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.59 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Old Town

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

However, Old Town is in Penobscot County and Penobscot County has at least 27 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Old Town

The Power of Solar in Old Town, ME

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Old Town, ME

Solar Radiation Data in Old Town

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Cost of Utilities in Old Town

Old Town Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Old Town averaged 16.49 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2019, which was about 32% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.47¢/kWh in January. [3]

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Old Town Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maine averaged $15.84 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2019, which was approximately 68% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.43 per Mcf in January. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Old Town

Solar Energy Contractors in Old Town

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Old Town, ME.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Old Town

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Old Town, ME.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Old Town

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Old Town, ME.

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Weather Forecast for Old Town, ME [5]

Mon Apr 22
55°F
Light Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 58°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Apr 23
39°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 36°F
Max: 43°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Apr 24
39°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 36°F
Max: 44°F
: 5 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Apr 25
49°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 35°F
Max: 57°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 50%
Fri Apr 26
44°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 40°F
Max: 55°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Apr 27
41°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 34°F
Max: 41°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Old Town

About Old Town

The city of Old Town, ME in Penobscot County has an approximate population of 7,840. [6]

Old Town Solar Power

Old Town, ME Solar Energy

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

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