Solar Energy LocalSolar Energy Local
Solar Energy & Solar Power Resources

Solar Energy in Gardner, MA

Solar Energy in Gardner

Sorry, historical solar radition values for Gardner are currently unavailable, please check back later.

Solar Panels in Gardner

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Gardner

The total length of the day in Gardner, MA today (December 14, 2019) will be 09 hours and 04 minutes. [More]

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes
Gardner, MA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Gardner, MA

Solar Energy Data in Gardner, MA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Gardner, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Gardner

Based on historical Gardner, 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 Gardner. [1]

Gardner has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.82 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Gardner that are always titled at the latitude of Gardner (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.52 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.8 kWh/m2/day and approximately 18% 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 Gardner

Solar Radiation Data in Gardner, MA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Gardner, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Gardner

Sorry, it is not possible to complete our solar radiation analysis for Gardner at this time.

Historical solar radiation data for Gardner is not currently available.

Please check back later.

Compare Solar Quotes
Compare Solar Quotes

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

Solar Power Levels in Gardner

Sorry, solar radiation data for Massachusetts is not currently available. Please try again later.

Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Gardner

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

Best Months for Solar in Gardner

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.68 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.87 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Gardner

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

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

Solar Power Output in Gardner

The Power of Solar in Gardner, MA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Gardner, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Gardner

Sorry, it is not possible to complete our solar radiation analysis for Gardner at this time.

Historical solar radiation data for Gardner is not currently available.

Please check back later.

Cost of Utilities in Gardner

Gardner Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Gardner 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]

Solar Power Poll: Gardner

Vote now: Given all of the data and analysis provided for Gardner, is solar power a good choice for residents of this city?

Yes, solar power is a great option  
No, solar power isn't a good option

Gardner 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]

Latest Solar News

Solar jobs now outnumber oil jobs in the U.S.

Solar jobs now outnumber oil jobs in the U.S.The Solar Foundation recently published the National Solar Jobs Census 2015, its yearly update of current employment, job trends, and growth projections in the U.S.
Read More

Apple granted another solar-related patent

Apple granted another solar-related patentTechnology powerhouse Apple was granted 53 new patents last week, and one of the new patents deals specifically with technology that is directly related to …
Read More

Could the entire U.S. be powered by solar from just …

Could the entire U.S. be powered by solar from just … Business magnate Elon Musk is known for his roles in various aspects of technology and business — from PayPal to SpaceX — and he is …
Read More

Solar Businesses in Gardner

Solar Energy Contractors in Gardner

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

Our search for solar contractors companies located in Gardner produced no matches.

Solar Energy Equipment in Gardner

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

Sorry, no local business selling solar equipment were found.

Our search for companies selling solar parts located in Gardner produced no matches.

Energy Conservation Consultants in Gardner

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

Sorry, no local energy conservation specialists were found.

Our search for energy conservation specialists located in Gardner produced no matches.

Weather Forecast for Gardner, MA [5]

Sat Dec 14
44°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 52°F
Light breeze: 4 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 99%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Dec 15
35°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 23°F
Max: 35°F
Fresh Breeze: 21 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 60%
Mon Dec 16
26°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 21°F
Max: 31°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 81%
Tue Dec 17
26°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 23°F
Max: 27°F
Light breeze: 7 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Dec 18
28°F
Light Snow
Min: 11°F
Max: 29°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Dec 19
10°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 8°F
Max: 15°F
: 12 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Gardner

About Gardner

The city of Gardner, MA in Worcester County has an approximate population of 20,228. [6]

Gardner Solar Power

Gardner, MA Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

About half of the sun's energy is absorbed by the Earth's surface; about 30 percent is reflected back from the surface.

Other Cities in Massachusetts

ZIP Codes in MA


Go

References