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Solar Energy in Brockton, MA

Solar Energy in Brockton

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Solar Panels in Brockton

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Brockton

The total length of the day in Brockton, MA today (September 20, 2020) will be 12 hours and 12 minutes. [More]

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Brockton, MA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Brockton, MA

Solar Energy Data in Brockton, MA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Brockton, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Brockton

Based on historical Brockton, 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 Brockton. [1]

Brockton has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.85 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.82 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Brockton that are always titled at the latitude of Brockton (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.57 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.85 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.82 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 Brockton

Solar Radiation Data in Brockton, MA

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Brockton, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Brockton

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

Solar Power Levels in Brockton

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Brockton

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 20, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:30 am
    • Sunset: 10:43 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:37 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:12
Solar Energy Statistics for Brockton

Best Months for Solar in Brockton

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.45 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.83 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Brockton

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

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

Solar Power Output in Brockton

The Power of Solar in Brockton, MA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Brockton, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Brockton

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Cost of Utilities in Brockton

Brockton Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Brockton averaged 21.01 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2020, which was about 58% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in June. [3]

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Brockton Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Massachusetts averaged $13.30 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2020, which was approximately 13% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.37 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Brockton, MA [5]

Sun Sep 20
57°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 57°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 1%
Mon Sep 21
58°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 46°F
Max: 60°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Sep 22
58°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 45°F
Max: 65°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Sep 23
70°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 24
72°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 79°F
Light breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Sep 25
68°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 74%

More about Brockton

About Brockton

The city of Brockton, MA in Plymouth County has an approximate population of 93,810. [6]

Brockton Solar Power

Brockton, MA Solar Energy

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

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