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Solar Energy in Fitchburg, MA

Solar Energy in Fitchburg

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Solar Panels in Fitchburg

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Fitchburg

The total length of the day in Fitchburg, MA today (December 15, 2019) will be 09 hours and 04 minutes. [More]

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Fitchburg, MA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Fitchburg, MA

Solar Energy Data in Fitchburg, MA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Fitchburg, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Fitchburg

Based on historical Fitchburg, 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 Fitchburg. [1]

Fitchburg has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.82 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.86 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Fitchburg that are always titled at the latitude of Fitchburg (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.55 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.82 kWh/m2/day and approximately 18% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.86 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 Fitchburg

Solar Radiation Data in Fitchburg, MA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Fitchburg, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Fitchburg

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

Solar Power Levels in Fitchburg

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Fitchburg

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 15, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:10 pm
    • Sunset: 9:14 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:42 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:04
Solar Energy Statistics for Fitchburg

Best Months for Solar in Fitchburg

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.7 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.87 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Fitchburg

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

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

Solar Power Output in Fitchburg

The Power of Solar in Fitchburg, MA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Fitchburg, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Fitchburg

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Cost of Utilities in Fitchburg

Fitchburg Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Fitchburg averaged 22.02 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2019, which was about 67% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.17¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Fitchburg Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Massachusetts averaged $16.31 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2019, which was approximately 8% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.81 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Fitchburg

Solar Energy Contractors in Fitchburg

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Fitchburg, MA.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Fitchburg

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Fitchburg, MA.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Fitchburg

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Fitchburg, MA.

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Weather Forecast for Fitchburg, MA [5]

Sun Dec 15
39°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 22°F
Max: 41°F
Fresh Breeze: 21 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 25%
Mon Dec 16
26°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 21°F
Max: 30°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 89%
Tue Dec 17
24°F
Snow
Min: 22°F
Max: 26°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Dec 18
26°F
Light Snow
Min: 11°F
Max: 30°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Dec 19
8°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 3°F
Max: 13°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 43%
Fri Dec 20
10°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 0°F
Max: 15°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Fitchburg

About Fitchburg

The city of Fitchburg, MA in Worcester County has an approximate population of 40,318. [6]

Fitchburg Solar Power

Fitchburg, MA Solar Energy

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

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