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Solar Energy in Holyoke, MA

Solar Energy in Holyoke

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Solar Panels in Holyoke

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Holyoke

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

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Holyoke, MA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Holyoke, MA

Solar Energy Data in Holyoke, MA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Holyoke, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Holyoke

Based on historical Holyoke, 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 Holyoke. [1]

Holyoke has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.79 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.68 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Holyoke that are always titled at the latitude of Holyoke (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.48 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.79 kWh/m2/day and approximately 22% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.68 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 Holyoke

Solar Radiation Data in Holyoke, MA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Holyoke, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Holyoke

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

Solar Power Levels in Holyoke

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Holyoke

  • 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 Holyoke

Best Months for Solar in Holyoke

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.51 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.85 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Holyoke

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

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

Solar Power Output in Holyoke

The Power of Solar in Holyoke, MA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Holyoke, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Holyoke

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Cost of Utilities in Holyoke

Holyoke Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Holyoke 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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Holyoke 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 Holyoke, MA [5]

Thu Jul 29
77°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 89%
Fri Jul 30
77°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 57°F
Max: 79°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 36%
Sat Jul 31
71°F
Few Clouds
Min: 48°F
Max: 74°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 21%
Sun Aug 1
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 55°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 73%
Mon Aug 2
75°F
Light Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 80°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 2%
Tue Aug 3
71°F
Light Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 5 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Holyoke

About Holyoke

The city of Holyoke, MA in Hampden County has an approximate population of 39,880. [6]

Holyoke Solar Power

Holyoke, MA Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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