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Solar Energy in Southbridge, MA

Solar Energy in Southbridge

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Solar Panels in Southbridge

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Southbridge

The total length of the day in Southbridge, MA today (April 10, 2021) will be 13 hours and 13 minutes. [More]

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Southbridge, MA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Southbridge, MA

Solar Energy Data in Southbridge, MA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Southbridge, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Southbridge

Based on historical Southbridge, 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 Southbridge. [1]

Southbridge has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.84 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.83 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Southbridge that are always titled at the latitude of Southbridge (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.59 kWh/m2/day, or about 20% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.84 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.83 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 Southbridge

Solar Radiation Data in Southbridge, MA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Southbridge, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Southbridge

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

Solar Power Levels in Southbridge

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Southbridge

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 10, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:12 am
    • Sunset: 11:25 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:48 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:13
Solar Energy Statistics for Southbridge

Best Months for Solar in Southbridge

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.42 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.45 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.81 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Southbridge

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

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

Solar Power Output in Southbridge

The Power of Solar in Southbridge, MA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Southbridge, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Southbridge

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Cost of Utilities in Southbridge

Southbridge Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Southbridge averaged 22.32 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2021, which was about 76% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.69¢/kWh in January. [3]

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Southbridge Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Massachusetts averaged $15.97 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2021, which was approximately 64% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.74 per Mcf in January. [4]

Weather Forecast for Southbridge, MA [5]

Sat Apr 10
67°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 71°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 45%
Sun Apr 11
57°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 42°F
Max: 57°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Apr 12
45°F
Light Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 46°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Apr 13
41°F
Light Rain
Min: 38°F
Max: 42°F
Calm: 2 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Apr 14
39°F
Light Rain
Min: 36°F
Max: 44°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Apr 15
52°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 33°F
Max: 57°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 39%

More about Southbridge

About Southbridge

The city of Southbridge, MA in Worcester County has an approximate population of 16,719. [6]

Southbridge Solar Power

Southbridge, MA Solar Energy

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

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