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Solar Power in 01240 (Lenox, MA)

Solar Energy in 01240

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Solar Panels in 01240

Solar panels in 01240 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 01240

The total length of the day in 01240 (Lenox, MA) today (August 14, 2020) will be 13 hours and 54 minutes. [More]

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Solar Energy in 01240 (Lenox, MA)

Solar Energy Data for 01240

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 01240.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 01240

Solar Radiation Data in 01240

Based on historical 01240 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 01240. [1]

The region associated with 01240 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.71 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.62 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 01240 that are always titled at the latitude of Lenox (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.34 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.71 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.62 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 01240

Solar Radiation Data in 01240

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 01240

Solar Radiation Data in 01240

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Solar Power Comparison: 01240 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 01240

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Solar Power: 01240 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 01240 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 01240

Sunrise / Sunset in 01240

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 14, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:00 am
    • Sunset: 11:54 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:57 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:54
Solar Energy Statistics for 01240

Best Months for Solar in 01240

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.39 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.8 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 01240

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 01240 at this current time.

However, 01240 is in Berkshire County and Berkshire County (MA) has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 01240

The Power of Solar in 01240

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 01240. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 01240. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 01240

Solar Radiation Data in 01240

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Weather Forecast for 01240 [5]

Fri Aug 14
73°F
Light Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 73°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 40%
Sat Aug 15
75°F
Few Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 12%
Sun Aug 16
69°F
Light Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Aug 17
75°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 75°F
Calm: 2 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 7%
Tue Aug 18
71°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 7%
Wed Aug 19
74°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 51°F
Max: 76°F
Calm: 2 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 30%

More about 01240

About 01240

The ZIP code 01240 is associated with the city of Lenox in Berkshire County in Massachusetts.

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01240 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 01240, or for more solar-related resources for MA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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