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Solar Power in 02124 (Dorchester Center, MA)

Solar Energy in 02124

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Solar Panels in 02124

Solar panels in 02124 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 02124

The total length of the day in 02124 (Dorchester Center, MA) today (October 29, 2020) will be 10 hours and 25 minutes. [More]

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02124 Solar Energy

Solar Energy in 02124 (Dorchester Center, MA)

Solar Energy Data for 02124

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 02124.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 02124

Solar Radiation Data in 02124

Based on historical 02124 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 02124. [1]

The region associated with 02124 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.86 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.85 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 02124 that are always titled at the latitude of Dorchester Center (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.59 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.86 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.85 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 02124

Solar Radiation Data in 02124

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 02124

Solar Radiation Data in 02124

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Solar Power Comparison: 02124 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 02124

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Solar Power: 02124 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 02124 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 02124

Sunrise / Sunset in 02124

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 29, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:15 am
    • Sunset: 9:40 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:27 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:25
Solar Energy Statistics for 02124

Best Months for Solar in 02124

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.5 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.88 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 02124

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 02124 at this current time.

However, 02124 is in Suffolk County and Suffolk County (MA) has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 02124

The Power of Solar in 02124

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 02124. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 02124. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 02124

Solar Radiation Data in 02124

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Weather Forecast for 02124 [5]

Thu Oct 29
47°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 47°F
Calm: 3 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Oct 30
36°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 34°F
Max: 43°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Oct 31
42°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 33°F
Max: 46°F
Calm: 2 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Nov 1
53°F
Light Rain
Min: 39°F
Max: 56°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Nov 2
42°F
Few Clouds
Min: 33°F
Max: 48°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 19%
Tue Nov 3
32°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 34°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about 02124

About 02124

The ZIP code 02124 is associated with the city of Dorchester Center in Suffolk County in Massachusetts.

02124 Solar Power

02124 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 02124, or for more solar-related resources for MA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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