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Solar Energy in Winthrop, MA

Solar Energy in Winthrop

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Solar Panels in Winthrop

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Winthrop

The total length of the day in Winthrop, MA today (May 29, 2020) will be 15 hours and 02 minutes. [More]

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Winthrop, MA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Winthrop, MA

Solar Energy Data in Winthrop, MA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Winthrop, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Winthrop

Based on historical Winthrop, 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 Winthrop. [1]

Winthrop has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.86 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately equal to the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.86 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Winthrop that are always titled at the latitude of Winthrop (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.61 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.86 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.86 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 Winthrop

Solar Radiation Data in Winthrop, MA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Winthrop, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Winthrop

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

Solar Power Levels in Winthrop

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Winthrop

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 29, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:10 am
    • Sunset: 12:12 am
    • Solar Noon: 4:41 pm
    • Length of Day: 15:02
Solar Energy Statistics for Winthrop

Best Months for Solar in Winthrop

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (5.52 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (4.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.88 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Winthrop

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

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

Solar Power Output in Winthrop

The Power of Solar in Winthrop, MA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Winthrop, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Winthrop

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Cost of Utilities in Winthrop

Winthrop Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Winthrop averaged 22.80 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in March 2020, which was about 77% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.85¢/kWh in March. [3]

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Winthrop Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Massachusetts averaged $14.22 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2020, which was approximately 54% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.26 per Mcf in February. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Winthrop, MA [5]

Fri May 29
79°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 70°F
Max: 80°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 75%
Sat May 30
73°F
Light Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 79°F
Light breeze: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun May 31
64°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 67°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jun 1
62°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 53°F
Max: 63°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 5%
Tue Jun 2
64°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 69°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 99%
Wed Jun 3
69°F
Light Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 79°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 54%

More about Winthrop

About Winthrop

The city of Winthrop, MA in Suffolk County has an approximate population of 17,497. [6]

Winthrop Solar Power

Winthrop, MA Solar Energy

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

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