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Solar Energy in Narragansett, RI

Solar Energy in Narragansett

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Solar Panels in Narragansett

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Narragansett

The total length of the day in Narragansett, RI today (October 17, 2019) will be 11 hours and 01 minutes. [More]

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Narragansett, RI Solar Energy

Solar Power in Narragansett, RI

Solar Energy Data in Narragansett, RI

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Narragansett, RI

Solar Radiation Data in Narragansett

Based on historical Narragansett, 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 Narragansett. [1]

Narragansett has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.94 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.89 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Narragansett that are always titled at the latitude of Narragansett (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.66 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.94 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.89 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 Narragansett

Solar Radiation Data in Narragansett, RI

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Narragansett, RI

Solar Radiation Data in Narragansett

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

Solar Power Levels in Narragansett

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Narragansett

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 17, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:00 am
    • Sunset: 10:01 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:31 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:01
Solar Energy Statistics for Narragansett

Best Months for Solar in Narragansett

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.56 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.69 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.95 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Narragansett

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

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

Solar Power Output in Narragansett

The Power of Solar in Narragansett, RI

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Narragansett, RI

Solar Radiation Data in Narragansett

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Cost of Utilities in Narragansett

Narragansett Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Narragansett 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]

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Narragansett 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 Narragansett

Solar Energy Contractors in Narragansett

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Narragansett

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Narragansett

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

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Weather Forecast for Narragansett, RI [5]

Thu Oct 17
52°F
Light Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 52°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Oct 18
54°F
Few Clouds
Min: 44°F
Max: 55°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 16%
Sat Oct 19
53°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 40°F
Max: 58°F
Light breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 4%
Sun Oct 20
57°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 43°F
Max: 58°F
Calm: 2 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Oct 21
61°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Oct 22
63°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 66°F
Light breeze: 4 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Narragansett

About Narragansett

The town of Narragansett, RI in Washington County has an approximate population of 15,868. [6]

Narragansett Solar Power

Narragansett, RI Solar Energy

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

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