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Solar Power in 01740 (Bolton, MA)

Solar Energy in 01740

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Solar Panels in 01740

Solar panels in 01740 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 01740

The total length of the day in 01740 (Bolton, MA) today (October 20, 2020) will be 10 hours and 48 minutes. [More]

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01740 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 01740 (Bolton, MA)

Solar Energy Data for 01740

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 01740.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 01740

Solar Radiation Data in 01740

Based on historical 01740 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 01740. [1]

The region associated with 01740 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% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.76 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 01740 that are always titled at the latitude of Bolton (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.51 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.8 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.76 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 01740

Solar Radiation Data in 01740

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 01740

Solar Radiation Data in 01740

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Solar Power Comparison: 01740 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 01740

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Solar Power: 01740 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 01740 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 01740

Sunrise / Sunset in 01740

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 20, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:06 am
    • Sunset: 9:55 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:31 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:48
Solar Energy Statistics for 01740

Best Months for Solar in 01740

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.48 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.65 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.87 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 01740

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 01740 at this current time.

However, 01740 is in Worcester County and Worcester County (MA) has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 01740

The Power of Solar in 01740

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 01740. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 01740. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 01740

Solar Radiation Data in 01740

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Weather Forecast for 01740 [5]

Tue Oct 20
58°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 47°F
Max: 64°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 74%
Wed Oct 21
63°F
Light Rain
Min: 55°F
Max: 73°F
Light breeze: 4 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Oct 22
64°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 51°F
Max: 68°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 39%
Fri Oct 23
58°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 63°F
Light breeze: 4 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 3%
Sat Oct 24
64°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 48°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 47%
Sun Oct 25
49°F
Light Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 53°F
Light breeze: 6 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 17%

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About 01740

The ZIP code 01740 is associated with the city of Bolton in Worcester County in Massachusetts.

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To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 01740, or for more solar-related resources for MA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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