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Solar Energy in Marlborough, MA

Solar Energy in Marlborough

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Solar Panels in Marlborough

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Marlborough

The total length of the day in Marlborough, MA today (June 05, 2020) will be 15 hours and 10 minutes. [More]

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Marlborough, MA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Marlborough, MA

Solar Energy Data in Marlborough, MA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Marlborough, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Marlborough

Based on historical Marlborough, 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 Marlborough. [1]

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

Solar installations in Marlborough that are always titled at the latitude of Marlborough (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.55 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.82 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.8 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 Marlborough

Solar Radiation Data in Marlborough, MA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Marlborough, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Marlborough

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

Solar Power Levels in Marlborough

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Marlborough

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 05, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:09 am
    • Sunset: 12:19 am
    • Solar Noon: 4:44 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:10
Solar Energy Statistics for Marlborough

Best Months for Solar in Marlborough

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.45 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.59 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.85 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Marlborough

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

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

Solar Power Output in Marlborough

The Power of Solar in Marlborough, MA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Marlborough, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Marlborough

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Cost of Utilities in Marlborough

Marlborough Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Marlborough averaged 22.80 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in March 2020, which was about 74% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.08¢/kWh in March. [3]

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Marlborough Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Massachusetts averaged $14.33 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2020, which was approximately 45% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.86 per Mcf in March. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Marlborough, MA [5]

Fri Jun 5
70°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Jun 6
81°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 62°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 48%
Sun Jun 7
61°F
Light Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 63°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 56%
Mon Jun 8
70°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 48°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 77%
Tue Jun 9
77°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 84°F
Calm: 3 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 30%
Wed Jun 10
75°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 56°F
Max: 80°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Marlborough

About Marlborough

The city of Marlborough, MA in Middlesex County has an approximate population of 38,499. [6]

Marlborough Solar Power

Marlborough, MA Solar Energy

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

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