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Solar Energy in Agawam, MA

Solar Energy in Agawam

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Solar Panels in Agawam

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Agawam

The total length of the day in Agawam, MA today (February 25, 2021) will be 11 hours and 06 minutes. [More]

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Agawam, MA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Agawam, MA

Solar Energy Data in Agawam, MA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Agawam, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Agawam

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

Agawam has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.81 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.65 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Agawam that are always titled at the latitude of Agawam (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.48 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.81 kWh/m2/day and approximately 23% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.65 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 Agawam

Solar Radiation Data in Agawam, MA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Agawam.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Agawam, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Agawam

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

Solar Power Levels in Agawam

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Agawam

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 25, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:30 am
    • Sunset: 10:36 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:03 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:06
Solar Energy Statistics for Agawam

Best Months for Solar in Agawam

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.48 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.87 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Agawam

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the city of Agawam, MA at this current time.

However, Agawam is in Hampden County and Hampden County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Agawam

The Power of Solar in Agawam, MA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Agawam, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Agawam

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Cost of Utilities in Agawam

Agawam Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Agawam averaged 22.10 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in November 2020, which was about 73% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.80¢/kWh in November. [3]

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Agawam Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Massachusetts averaged $0.00 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2020, which was approximately 100% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $11.07 per Mcf in October. [4]

Latest Solar News

Weather Forecast for Agawam, MA [5]

Thu Feb 25
37°F
Light Rain
Min: 24°F
Max: 42°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Feb 26
39°F
Few Clouds
Min: 23°F
Max: 40°F
Light breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 14%
Sat Feb 27
40°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 28°F
Max: 43°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Feb 28
43°F
Light Rain
Min: 32°F
Max: 43°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Mar 1
42°F
Light Rain
Min: 24°F
Max: 42°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 93%
Tue Mar 2
28°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 14°F
Max: 29°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Agawam

About Agawam

The city of Agawam, MA in Hampden County has an approximate population of 28,438. [6]

Agawam Solar Power

Agawam, MA Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Agawam, MA, or for more solar-related resources for Agawam, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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