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Solar Energy in Amesbury, MA

Solar Energy in Amesbury

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Solar Panels in Amesbury

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Amesbury

The total length of the day in Amesbury, MA today (July 07, 2020) will be 15 hours and 10 minutes. [More]

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Amesbury, MA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Amesbury, MA

Solar Energy Data in Amesbury, MA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Amesbury, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Amesbury

Based on historical Amesbury, 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 Amesbury. [1]

Amesbury has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.82 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.91 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Amesbury that are always titled at the latitude of Amesbury (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.57 kWh/m2/day, or about 20% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.82 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.91 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 Amesbury

Solar Radiation Data in Amesbury, MA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Amesbury, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Amesbury

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

Solar Power Levels in Amesbury

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Amesbury

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 07, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:13 am
    • Sunset: 12:24 am
    • Solar Noon: 4:48 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:10
Solar Energy Statistics for Amesbury

Best Months for Solar in Amesbury

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.53 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.85 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.93 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Amesbury

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

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

Solar Power Output in Amesbury

The Power of Solar in Amesbury, MA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Amesbury, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Amesbury

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Cost of Utilities in Amesbury

Amesbury Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Amesbury averaged 23.24 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2020, which was about 75% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Amesbury Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Massachusetts averaged $14.60 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2020, which was approximately 37% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.68 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Amesbury, MA [5]

Tue Jul 7
72°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 44%
Wed Jul 8
78°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 90%
Thu Jul 9
85°F
Few Clouds
Min: 69°F
Max: 85°F
Light breeze: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 24%
Fri Jul 10
81°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 36%
Sat Jul 11
81°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 91°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 85%
Sun Jul 12
83°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 68°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Amesbury

About Amesbury

The city of Amesbury, MA in Essex County has an approximate population of 16,283. [6]

Amesbury Solar Power

Amesbury, MA Solar Energy

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

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