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Solar Energy in Barrington, RI

Solar Energy in Barrington

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Solar Panels in Barrington

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Barrington

The total length of the day in Barrington, RI today (July 12, 2020) will be 14 hours and 57 minutes. [More]

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Barrington, RI Solar Energy

Solar Power in Barrington, RI

Solar Energy Data in Barrington, RI

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Barrington, RI

Solar Radiation Data in Barrington

Based on historical Barrington, RI data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Barrington. [1]

Barrington has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.86 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.76 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Barrington that are always titled at the latitude of Barrington (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.56 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.86 kWh/m2/day and approximately 21% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.76 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 Barrington

Solar Radiation Data in Barrington, RI

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Barrington, RI

Solar Radiation Data in Barrington

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

Solar Power Levels in Barrington

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Barrington

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 12, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:22 am
    • Sunset: 12:19 am
    • Solar Noon: 4:51 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:57
Solar Energy Statistics for Barrington

Best Months for Solar in Barrington

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.52 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.9 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Barrington

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the town of Barrington, RI at this current time.

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

Solar Power Output in Barrington

The Power of Solar in Barrington, RI

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Barrington, RI

Solar Radiation Data in Barrington

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Cost of Utilities in Barrington

Barrington Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Barrington averaged 23.37 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2020, which was about 76% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Barrington Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Rhode Island averaged $14.38 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2020, which was approximately 35% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.68 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Barrington, RI [5]

Sun Jul 12
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 72°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 4%
Mon Jul 13
83°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 96%
Tue Jul 14
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 85°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 5%
Wed Jul 15
75°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 62°F
Max: 76°F
Light breeze: 4 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 71%
Thu Jul 16
77°F
Few Clouds
Min: 63°F
Max: 77°F
Light breeze: 7 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 20%
Fri Jul 17
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 80°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Barrington

About Barrington

The town of Barrington, RI in County has an approximate population of 16,310. [6]

Barrington Solar Power

Barrington, RI Solar Energy

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

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