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Solar Energy in Central Falls, RI

Solar Energy in Central Falls

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Solar Panels in Central Falls

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Central Falls

The total length of the day in Central Falls, RI today (October 17, 2019) will be 11 hours and 00 minutes. [More]

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Central Falls, RI Solar Energy

Solar Power in Central Falls, RI

Solar Energy Data in Central Falls, RI

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Central Falls, RI

Solar Radiation Data in Central Falls

Based on historical Central Falls, 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 Central Falls. [1]

Central Falls has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.87 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.81 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Central Falls that are always titled at the latitude of Central Falls (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.59 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.87 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.81 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 Central Falls

Solar Radiation Data in Central Falls, RI

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Central Falls.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Central Falls, RI

Solar Radiation Data in Central Falls

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Solar Power Comparison: Central Falls vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Central Falls

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Central Falls 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 Central Falls

Sunrise / Sunset in Central Falls

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 17, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:00 am
    • Sunset: 10:00 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:30 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:00
Solar Energy Statistics for Central Falls

Best Months for Solar in Central Falls

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.43 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.4 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.81 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Central Falls

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

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

Solar Power Output in Central Falls

The Power of Solar in Central Falls, RI

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Central Falls, RI

Solar Radiation Data in Central Falls

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Cost of Utilities in Central Falls

Central Falls Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Central Falls averaged 18.64 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2019, which was about 40% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.27¢/kWh in July. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Central Falls

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Central Falls Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Rhode Island averaged $20.92 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July 2019, which was approximately 17% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.89 per Mcf in July. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Central Falls

Solar Energy Contractors in Central Falls

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Central Falls, RI.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Central Falls

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Central Falls, RI.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Central Falls

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Central Falls, RI.

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Weather Forecast for Central Falls, RI [5]

Thu Oct 17
50°F
Light Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 50°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Oct 18
54°F
Few Clouds
Min: 42°F
Max: 54°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 24%
Sat Oct 19
52°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 38°F
Max: 58°F
Light breeze: 5 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Oct 20
56°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 41°F
Max: 59°F
Calm: 2 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Oct 21
58°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 44°F
Max: 62°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Oct 22
61°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 67°F
Calm: 1 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 99%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Central Falls

About Central Falls

The city of Central Falls, RI in Providence County has an approximate population of 19,376. [6]

Central Falls Solar Power

Central Falls, RI Solar Energy

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

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