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Solar Energy in Gloucester, MA

Solar Energy in Gloucester

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Solar Panels in Gloucester

Solar panels in Gloucester that will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Gloucester

The total length of the day in Gloucester, MA today (October 21, 2021) will be 10 hours and 50 minutes. [More]

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Gloucester, MA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Gloucester, MA

Solar Energy Data in Gloucester, MA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Gloucester, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Gloucester

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* 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 Gloucester

Solar Radiation Data in Gloucester, MA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Gloucester, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Gloucester

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

Solar Power Levels in Gloucester

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Gloucester

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 21, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:02 am
    • Sunset: 9:52 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:27 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:50
Solar Energy Statistics for Gloucester

Best Months for Solar in Gloucester

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

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Gloucester

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

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

Solar Power Output in Gloucester

The Power of Solar in Gloucester, MA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Gloucester, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Gloucester

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Cost of Utilities in Gloucester

Gloucester Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Gloucester averaged 22.85 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2021, which was about 64% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.90¢/kWh in July. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Gloucester

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Gloucester Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Massachusetts averaged $16.84 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July 2021, which was approximately 16% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $19.94 per Mcf in July. [4]

Weather Forecast for Gloucester, MA [5]

Thu Oct 21
69°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 73°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 52%
Fri Oct 22
63°F
Light Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 64°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 67%
Sat Oct 23
55°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 51°F
Max: 58°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 80%
Sun Oct 24
53°F
Light Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 58°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 9%
Mon Oct 25
50°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 51°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Oct 26
51°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 50°F
Max: 52°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 98%

More about Gloucester

About Gloucester

The city of Gloucester, MA in Essex County has an approximate population of 28,789. [6]

Gloucester Solar Power

Gloucester, MA Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

It takes light about 8 minutes, 19 seconds to travel the 93,000,000 miles from the sun's surface to us on Earth.

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