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Solar Energy in Braintree, MA

Solar Energy in Braintree

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Solar Panels in Braintree

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Braintree

The total length of the day in Braintree, MA today (July 14, 2020) will be 14 hours and 57 minutes. [More]

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Braintree, MA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Braintree, MA

Solar Energy Data in Braintree, MA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Braintree, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Braintree

Based on historical Braintree, 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 Braintree. [1]

Braintree has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.79 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 Braintree that are always titled at the latitude of Braintree (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.49 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.79 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 Braintree

Solar Radiation Data in Braintree, MA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Braintree, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Braintree

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

Solar Power Levels in Braintree

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Braintree

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 14, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:21 am
    • Sunset: 12:18 am
    • Solar Noon: 4:50 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:57
Solar Energy Statistics for Braintree

Best Months for Solar in Braintree

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.46 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.4 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.82 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Braintree

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

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

Solar Power Output in Braintree

The Power of Solar in Braintree, MA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Braintree, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Braintree

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Cost of Utilities in Braintree

Braintree Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Braintree 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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Braintree 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 Braintree, MA [5]

Tue Jul 14
72°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 7 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 2%
Wed Jul 15
67°F
Light Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Jul 16
71°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jul 17
75°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 62°F
Max: 76°F
Light breeze: 7 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 67%
Sat Jul 18
83°F
Light Rain
Min: 70°F
Max: 89°F
Calm: 1 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 45%
Sun Jul 19
88°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 72°F
Max: 94°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 3%

More about Braintree

About Braintree

The city of Braintree, MA in Norfolk County has an approximate population of 35,744. [6]

Braintree Solar Power

Braintree, MA Solar Energy

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

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