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Solar Power in 01260 (South Lee, MA)

Solar Energy in 01260

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Solar Panels in 01260

Solar panels in 01260 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 01260

The total length of the day in 01260 (South Lee, MA) today (July 08, 2020) will be 15 hours and 05 minutes. [More]

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Solar Energy in 01260 (South Lee, MA)

Solar Energy Data for 01260

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 01260.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 01260

Solar Radiation Data in 01260

Based on historical 01260 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 01260. [1]

The region associated with 01260 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.73 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.66 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 01260 that are always titled at the latitude of South Lee (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.37 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.73 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.66 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 01260

Solar Radiation Data in 01260

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 01260

Solar Radiation Data in 01260

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Solar Power Comparison: 01260 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 01260

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Solar Power: 01260 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 01260 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 01260

Sunrise / Sunset in 01260

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 08, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:25 am
    • Sunset: 12:31 am
    • Solar Noon: 4:58 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:05
Solar Energy Statistics for 01260

Best Months for Solar in 01260

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.44 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.63 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.85 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 01260

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 01260 at this current time.

However, 01260 is in Berkshire County and Berkshire County (MA) has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 01260

The Power of Solar in 01260

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 01260. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 01260. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 01260

Solar Radiation Data in 01260

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Weather Forecast for 01260 [5]

Wed Jul 8
76°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 79°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 63%
Thu Jul 9
88°F
Light Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 88°F
Calm: 1 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 2%
Fri Jul 10
74°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 74°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jul 11
75°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 82°F
Light breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 95%
Sun Jul 12
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 64°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 2%
Mon Jul 13
84°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 87°F
Calm: 2 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 71%

More about 01260

About 01260

The ZIP code 01260 is associated with the city of South Lee in Berkshire County in Massachusetts.

01260 Solar Power

01260 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 01260, or for more solar-related resources for MA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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