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Solar Energy in Greenfield, MA

Solar Energy in Greenfield

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Solar Panels in Greenfield

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Greenfield

The total length of the day in Greenfield, MA today (July 29, 2021) will be 14 hours and 35 minutes. [More]

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Greenfield, MA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Greenfield, MA

Solar Energy Data in Greenfield, MA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Greenfield, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Greenfield

Based on historical Greenfield, 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 Greenfield. [1]

Greenfield has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.74 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.57 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Greenfield that are always titled at the latitude of Greenfield (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.38 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.74 kWh/m2/day and approximately 23% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.57 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 Greenfield

Solar Radiation Data in Greenfield, MA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Greenfield, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Greenfield

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

Solar Power Levels in Greenfield

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Greenfield

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 29, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:39 am
    • Sunset: 12:14 am
    • Solar Noon: 4:56 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:35
Solar Energy Statistics for Greenfield

Best Months for Solar in Greenfield

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.45 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.56 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.83 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Greenfield

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

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

Solar Power Output in Greenfield

The Power of Solar in Greenfield, MA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Greenfield, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Greenfield

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Cost of Utilities in Greenfield

Greenfield Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Greenfield averaged 18.59 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2021, which was about 36% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.71¢/kWh in May. [3]

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Greenfield Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Massachusetts averaged $15.56 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2021, which was approximately 27% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.21 per Mcf in April. [4]

Weather Forecast for Greenfield, MA [5]

Fri Jul 30
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 76°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 25%
Sat Jul 31
71°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 48°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 61%
Sun Aug 1
74°F
Light Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 79°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 99%
Mon Aug 2
74°F
Light Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 76°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 6%
Tue Aug 3
72°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 4 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Aug 4
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 81°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 8%

More about Greenfield

About Greenfield

The city of Greenfield, MA in Franklin County has an approximate population of 17,456. [6]

Greenfield Solar Power

Greenfield, MA Solar Energy

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

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