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Solar Energy in Greenfield, MA

Solar Energy in Greenfield

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Greenfield with an average of 5.78 kWh/m2/day. [More]

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 (May 23, 2022) will be 14 hours and 53 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]

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

Greenfield, MA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.78 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Greenfield is July with an average of 5.78 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.76 kWh/m2/day and April at 5.54 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Greenfield (Massachusetts) are December with an average of 2.98 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.5 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.8 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Greenfield

The average monthly solar radiation level in Greenfield, MA, of 4.78 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 22% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 28% less than the average level of 6.61 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: Greenfield 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 May 23, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 4:20 am
    • Sunset: 7:13 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:53
Solar Energy Statistics for Greenfield

Best Months for Solar in Greenfield

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.78 kWh/m2/day)
    • 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

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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

Greenfield (MA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5326.53 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Greenfield is July with an average of 524.81 kWhac, followed by August at 519.45 kWhac and May at 506.64 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Greenfield (Massachusetts) are December with an average of 299.59 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 331.07 kWhac and January at 383.14 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Greenfield

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Greenfield Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Greenfield, MA [5]

Mon May 23
68°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 52°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue May 24
68°F
Few Clouds
Min: 50°F
Max: 71°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 15%
Wed May 25
72°F
Light Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 72°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 50%
Thu May 26
69°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 49°F
Max: 75°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 99%
Fri May 27
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 99%
Sat May 28
71°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 71°F
Light breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 100%

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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The solar energy that strikes the Earth in one hour could provide all of the Earth's energy needs for a complete year.

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