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Solar Power in 01254 (Richmond, MA)

Solar Energy in 01254

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Solar Panels in 01254

Solar panels in 01254 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 01254

The total length of the day in 01254 (Richmond, MA) today (December 04, 2020) will be 09 hours and 12 minutes. [More]

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Solar Energy in 01254 (Richmond, MA)

Solar Energy Data for 01254

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 01254.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 01254

Solar Radiation Data in 01254

Based on historical 01254 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 01254. [1]

The region associated with 01254 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.72 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.64 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 01254 that are always titled at the latitude of Richmond (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.35 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.72 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.64 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 01254

Solar Radiation Data in 01254

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 01254

Solar Radiation Data in 01254

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Solar Power Comparison: 01254 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 01254

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Solar Power: 01254 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 01254 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 01254

Sunrise / Sunset in 01254

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 04, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:08 pm
    • Sunset: 9:20 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:44 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:12
Solar Energy Statistics for 01254

Best Months for Solar in 01254

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.42 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.61 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.83 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 01254

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 01254 at this current time.

However, 01254 is in Berkshire County and Berkshire County (MA) has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 01254

The Power of Solar in 01254

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 01254. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 01254. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 01254

Solar Radiation Data in 01254

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Weather Forecast for 01254 [5]

Fri Dec 4
44°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 33°F
Max: 46°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 95%
Sat Dec 5
35°F
Rain And Snow
Min: 29°F
Max: 37°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Dec 6
28°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 23°F
Max: 31°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 63%
Mon Dec 7
27°F
Few Clouds
Min: 22°F
Max: 31°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 24%
Tue Dec 8
27°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 20°F
Max: 30°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 43%
Wed Dec 9
27°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 21°F
Max: 31°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 69%

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About 01254

The ZIP code 01254 is associated with the city of Richmond in Berkshire County in Massachusetts.

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To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 01254, or for more solar-related resources for MA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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