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Solar Power in 01470 (Groton, MA)

Solar Energy in 01470

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Solar Panels in 01470

Solar panels in 01470 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 01470

The total length of the day in 01470 (Groton, MA) today (October 27, 2020) will be 10 hours and 26 minutes. [More]

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Solar Energy in 01470 (Groton, MA)

Solar Energy Data for 01470

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 01470.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 01470

Solar Radiation Data in 01470

Based on historical 01470 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 01470. [1]

The region associated with 01470 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.84 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 01470 that are always titled at the latitude of Groton (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.53 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.8 kWh/m2/day and approximately 18% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.84 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 01470

Solar Radiation Data in 01470

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 01470

Solar Radiation Data in 01470

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Solar Power Comparison: 01470 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 01470

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Solar Power: 01470 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 01470 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 01470

Sunrise / Sunset in 01470

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 27, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:16 am
    • Sunset: 9:43 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:30 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:26
Solar Energy Statistics for 01470

Best Months for Solar in 01470

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.45 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.69 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.85 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 01470

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 01470 at this current time.

However, 01470 is in Middlesex County and Middlesex County (MA) has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 01470

The Power of Solar in 01470

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 01470. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 01470. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 01470

Solar Radiation Data in 01470

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Weather Forecast for 01470 [5]

Tue Oct 27
46°F
Light Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 52°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 98%
Wed Oct 28
44°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 42°F
Max: 51°F
Light breeze: 4 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Oct 29
47°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 39°F
Max: 47°F
Calm: 3 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Oct 30
31°F
Light Rain
Min: 26°F
Max: 35°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Oct 31
42°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 26°F
Max: 44°F
Calm: 1 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Nov 1
51°F
Light Rain
Min: 35°F
Max: 53°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 100%

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About 01470

The ZIP code 01470 is associated with the city of Groton in Middlesex County in Massachusetts.

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To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 01470, or for more solar-related resources for MA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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