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Solar Energy in Chicopee, MA

Solar Energy in Chicopee

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Solar Panels in Chicopee

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Chicopee

The total length of the day in Chicopee, MA today (November 24, 2020) will be 09 hours and 29 minutes. [More]

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Chicopee, MA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Chicopee, MA

Solar Energy Data in Chicopee, MA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Chicopee, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Chicopee

Based on historical Chicopee, 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 Chicopee. [1]

Chicopee has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.69 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Chicopee that are always titled at the latitude of Chicopee (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.5 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.8 kWh/m2/day and approximately 22% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.69 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 Chicopee

Solar Radiation Data in Chicopee, MA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Chicopee, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Chicopee

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

Solar Power Levels in Chicopee

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Chicopee

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 24, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:52 am
    • Sunset: 9:22 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:37 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:29
Solar Energy Statistics for Chicopee

Best Months for Solar in Chicopee

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.46 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.45 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.84 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Chicopee

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

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

Solar Power Output in Chicopee

The Power of Solar in Chicopee, MA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Chicopee, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Chicopee

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Cost of Utilities in Chicopee

Chicopee Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Chicopee averaged 21.68 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2020, which was about 63% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.31¢/kWh in August. [3]

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Chicopee Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Massachusetts averaged $15.71 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2020, which was approximately 15% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $18.41 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Chicopee, MA [5]

Tue Nov 24
39°F
Few Clouds
Min: 30°F
Max: 41°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 20%
Wed Nov 25
40°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 30°F
Max: 46°F
Calm: 3 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Nov 26
46°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 48°F
Calm: 2 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Nov 27
53°F
Light Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 57°F
Calm: 1 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 86%
Cloud cover: 91%
Sat Nov 28
53°F
Light Rain
Min: 36°F
Max: 53°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 77%
Sun Nov 29
44°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 33°F
Max: 50°F
Calm: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Chicopee

About Chicopee

The city of Chicopee, MA in Hampden County has an approximate population of 55,298. [6]

Chicopee Solar Power

Chicopee, MA Solar Energy

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

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