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Solar Energy in North Providence, RI

Solar Energy in North Providence

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Solar Panels in North Providence

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

Sunrise & Sunset in North Providence

The total length of the day in North Providence, RI today (July 16, 2020) will be 14 hours and 52 minutes. [More]

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North Providence, RI Solar Energy

Solar Power in North Providence, RI

Solar Energy Data in North Providence, RI

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for North Providence, RI

Solar Radiation Data in North Providence

Based on historical North Providence, 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 North Providence. [1]

North Providence has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.86 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.83 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in North Providence that are always titled at the latitude of North Providence (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.59 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.86 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 North Providence

Solar Radiation Data in North Providence, RI

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in North Providence.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for North Providence, RI

Solar Radiation Data in North Providence

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Solar Power Comparison: North Providence vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in North Providence

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average North Providence 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 North Providence

Sunrise / Sunset in North Providence

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 16, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:25 am
    • Sunset: 12:18 am
    • Solar Noon: 4:52 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:52
Solar Energy Statistics for North Providence

Best Months for Solar in North Providence

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.42 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.43 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.81 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in North Providence

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

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

Solar Power Output in North Providence

The Power of Solar in North Providence, RI

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for North Providence, RI

Solar Radiation Data in North Providence

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Cost of Utilities in North Providence

North Providence Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in North Providence 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]

Solar Power Poll: North Providence

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North Providence 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 North Providence, RI [5]

Thu Jul 16
74°F
Few Clouds
Min: 60°F
Max: 76°F
Light breeze: 6 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 20%
Fri Jul 17
73°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 59°F
Max: 74°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 69%
Sat Jul 18
86°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 69°F
Max: 91°F
Calm: 3 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 94%
Sun Jul 19
88°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 70°F
Max: 94°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 88%
Mon Jul 20
90°F
Light Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 94°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 58%
Tue Jul 21
89°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 71°F
Max: 96°F
Light breeze: 3 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 4%

More about North Providence

About North Providence

The town of North Providence, RI in Providence County has an approximate population of 32,078. [6]

North Providence Solar Power

North Providence, RI Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

The solar energy that strikes the Earth in one hour could provide all of the Earth's energy needs for a complete year.

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