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Solar Energy in Saco, ME

Solar Energy in Saco

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Solar Panels in Saco

Solar panels in Saco that will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Saco

The total length of the day in Saco, ME today (September 24, 2021) will be 12 hours and 06 minutes. [More]

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Saco, ME Solar Energy

Solar Power in Saco, ME

Solar Energy Data in Saco, ME

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Saco, ME

Solar Radiation Data in Saco

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* 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 Saco

Solar Radiation Data in Saco, ME

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Saco, ME

Solar Radiation Data in Saco

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

Solar Power Levels in Saco

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Saco

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 24, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:30 am
    • Sunset: 10:36 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:33 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:06
Solar Energy Statistics for Saco

Best Months for Solar in Saco

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

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Saco

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

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

Solar Power Output in Saco

The Power of Solar in Saco, ME

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Saco, ME

Solar Radiation Data in Saco

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Cost of Utilities in Saco

Saco Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Saco averaged 16.58 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2021, which was about 20% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.85¢/kWh in June. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Saco

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Saco Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Maine averaged $17.76 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2021, which was approximately 0% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.76 per Mcf in May. [4]

Weather Forecast for Saco, ME [5]

Fri Sep 24
71°F
Light Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 71°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 90%
Sat Sep 25
71°F
Light Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 71°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 24%
Sun Sep 26
69°F
Light Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 72°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 49%
Mon Sep 27
68°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 68°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 15%
Tue Sep 28
66°F
Light Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 96%
Wed Sep 29
58°F
Few Clouds
Min: 48°F
Max: 61°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 17%

More about Saco

About Saco

The city of Saco, ME in York County has an approximate population of 18,482. [6]

Saco Solar Power

Saco, ME Solar Energy

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