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Solar Power in 01070 (Plainfield, MA)

Solar Energy in 01070

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Solar Panels in 01070

Solar panels in 01070 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 01070

The total length of the day in 01070 (Plainfield, MA) today (June 25, 2021) will be 15 hours and 17 minutes. [More]

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Solar Energy in 01070 (Plainfield, MA)

Solar Energy Data for 01070

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 01070.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 01070

Solar Radiation Data in 01070

Based on historical 01070 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 01070. [1]

The region associated with 01070 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.74 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.77 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 01070 that are always titled at the latitude of Plainfield (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.42 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.74 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.77 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 01070

Solar Radiation Data in 01070

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 01070

Solar Radiation Data in 01070

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Solar Power Comparison: 01070 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 01070

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Solar Power: 01070 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 01070 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 01070

Sunrise / Sunset in 01070

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 25, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:15 am
    • Sunset: 12:33 am
    • Solar Noon: 4:54 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:17
Solar Energy Statistics for 01070

Best Months for Solar in 01070

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.38 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.64 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.8 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 01070

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 01070 at this current time.

However, 01070 is in Hampshire County and Hampshire County (MA) has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 01070

The Power of Solar in 01070

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 01070. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 01070. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 01070

Solar Radiation Data in 01070

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Weather Forecast for 01070 [5]

Fri Jun 25
70°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 47°F
Max: 73°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 98%
Sat Jun 26
72°F
Light Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 72°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Jun 27
81°F
Light Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 85°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 76%
Mon Jun 28
85°F
Light Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 2%
Tue Jun 29
85°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jun 30
83°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 3%

More about 01070

About 01070

The ZIP code 01070 is associated with the city of Plainfield in Hampshire County in Massachusetts.

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01070 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 01070, or for more solar-related resources for MA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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