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Solar Power in 01008 (Blandford, MA)

Solar Energy in 01008

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Solar Panels in 01008

Solar panels in 01008 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 01008

The total length of the day in 01008 (Blandford, MA) today (August 14, 2020) will be 13 hours and 53 minutes. [More]

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Solar Energy in 01008 (Blandford, MA)

Solar Energy Data for 01008

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 01008.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 01008

Solar Radiation Data in 01008

Based on historical 01008 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 01008. [1]

The region associated with 01008 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.79 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 01008 that are always titled at the latitude of Blandford (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.51 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.8 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.79 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 01008

Solar Radiation Data in 01008

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 01008

Solar Radiation Data in 01008

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Solar Power Comparison: 01008 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 01008

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Solar Power: 01008 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 01008 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 01008

Sunrise / Sunset in 01008

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 14, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:59 am
    • Sunset: 11:52 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:56 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:53
Solar Energy Statistics for 01008

Best Months for Solar in 01008

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.44 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.85 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 01008

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 01008 at this current time.

However, 01008 is in Hampden County and Hampden County (MA) has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 01008

The Power of Solar in 01008

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 01008. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 01008. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 01008

Solar Radiation Data in 01008

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Weather Forecast for 01008 [5]

Fri Aug 14
77°F
Light Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 77°F
Light breeze: 6 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 1%
Sat Aug 15
73°F
Light Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 8%
Sun Aug 16
65°F
Light Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Aug 17
67°F
Light Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 77°F
Calm: 3 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 83%
Tue Aug 18
73°F
Light Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 46%
Wed Aug 19
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 53°F
Max: 78°F
Calm: 1 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 0%

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About 01008

The ZIP code 01008 is associated with the city of Blandford in Hampden County in Massachusetts.

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To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 01008, or for more solar-related resources for MA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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