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Solar Power in 01471 (Groton, MA)

Solar Energy in 01471

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Solar Panels in 01471

Solar panels in 01471 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 01471

The total length of the day in 01471 (Groton, MA) today (October 29, 2020) will be 10 hours and 24 minutes. [More]

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Solar Energy in 01471 (Groton, MA)

Solar Energy Data for 01471

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 01471.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 01471

Solar Radiation Data in 01471

Based on historical 01471 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 01471. [1]

The region associated with 01471 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 01471 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 01471

Solar Radiation Data in 01471

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 01471

Solar Radiation Data in 01471

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Solar Power Comparison: 01471 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 01471

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Solar Power: 01471 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 01471 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 01471

Sunrise / Sunset in 01471

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 29, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:17 am
    • Sunset: 9:42 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:29 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:24
Solar Energy Statistics for 01471

Best Months for Solar in 01471

  • 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 01471

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 01471 at this current time.

However, 01471 is in Middlesex County and Middlesex County (MA) has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 01471

The Power of Solar in 01471

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 01471. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 01471. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 01471

Solar Radiation Data in 01471

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Weather Forecast for 01471 [5]

Thu Oct 29
45°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 40°F
Max: 45°F
Calm: 1 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 79%
Fri Oct 30
29°F
Light Rain
Min: 26°F
Max: 37°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Oct 31
42°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 26°F
Max: 45°F
Calm: 1 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Nov 1
52°F
Light Rain
Min: 30°F
Max: 52°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Nov 2
41°F
Few Clouds
Min: 27°F
Max: 41°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 14%
Tue Nov 3
29°F
Snow
Min: 24°F
Max: 32°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 0%

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About 01471

The ZIP code 01471 is associated with the city of Groton in Middlesex County in Massachusetts.

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