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Solar Power in 01474 (West Townsend, MA)

Solar Energy in 01474

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Solar Panels in 01474

Solar panels in 01474 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 01474

The total length of the day in 01474 (West Townsend, MA) today (June 06, 2020) will be 15 hours and 13 minutes. [More]

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Solar Energy in 01474 (West Townsend, MA)

Solar Energy Data for 01474

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 01474.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 01474

Solar Radiation Data in 01474

Based on historical 01474 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 01474. [1]

The region associated with 01474 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.86 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 01474 that are always titled at the latitude of West Townsend (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.55 kWh/m2/day, or about 20% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.8 kWh/m2/day and approximately 18% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.86 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 01474

Solar Radiation Data in 01474

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 01474

Solar Radiation Data in 01474

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Solar Power Comparison: 01474 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 01474

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Solar Power: 01474 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 01474 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 01474

Sunrise / Sunset in 01474

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 06, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:09 am
    • Sunset: 12:22 am
    • Solar Noon: 4:45 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:13
Solar Energy Statistics for 01474

Best Months for Solar in 01474

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.45 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.66 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.85 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 01474

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 01474 at this current time.

However, 01474 is in Middlesex County and Middlesex County (MA) has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 01474

The Power of Solar in 01474

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 01474. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 01474. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 01474

Solar Radiation Data in 01474

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Weather Forecast for 01474 [5]

Sat Jun 6
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 84°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 92%
Sun Jun 7
56°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 65°F
Light breeze: 4 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Jun 8
72°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 49°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 53%
Tue Jun 9
77°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 82°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jun 10
77°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 68%
Thu Jun 11
74°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 50°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 7 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 0%

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About 01474

The ZIP code 01474 is associated with the city of West Townsend in Middlesex County in Massachusetts.

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To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 01474, or for more solar-related resources for MA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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