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Solar Energy in South Kingstown, RI

Solar Energy in South Kingstown

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Solar Panels in South Kingstown

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

Sunrise & Sunset in South Kingstown

The total length of the day in South Kingstown, RI today (July 12, 2020) will be 14 hours and 55 minutes. [More]

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South Kingstown, RI Solar Energy

Solar Power in South Kingstown, RI

Solar Energy Data in South Kingstown, RI

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for South Kingstown, RI

Solar Radiation Data in South Kingstown

Based on historical South Kingstown, 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 South Kingstown. [1]

South Kingstown has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.9 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.86 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in South Kingstown that are always titled at the latitude of South Kingstown (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.62 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.9 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% 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 South Kingstown

Solar Radiation Data in South Kingstown, RI

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in South Kingstown.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for South Kingstown, RI

Solar Radiation Data in South Kingstown

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Solar Power Comparison: South Kingstown vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in South Kingstown

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average South Kingstown 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 South Kingstown

Sunrise / Sunset in South Kingstown

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 12, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:24 am
    • Sunset: 12:19 am
    • Solar Noon: 4:51 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:55
Solar Energy Statistics for South Kingstown

Best Months for Solar in South Kingstown

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.54 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.66 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.93 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in South Kingstown

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

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

Solar Power Output in South Kingstown

The Power of Solar in South Kingstown, RI

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for South Kingstown, RI

Solar Radiation Data in South Kingstown

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Cost of Utilities in South Kingstown

South Kingstown Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in South Kingstown 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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South Kingstown 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 South Kingstown, RI [5]

Sun Jul 12
77°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 70°F
Max: 81°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 1%
Mon Jul 13
76°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 76°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 99%
Tue Jul 14
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 82°F
Light breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jul 15
72°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 64°F
Max: 72°F
Light breeze: 3 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 50%
Thu Jul 16
73°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 63°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 35%
Fri Jul 17
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about South Kingstown

About South Kingstown

The town of South Kingstown, RI in Washington County has an approximate population of 30,639. [6]

South Kingstown Solar Power

South Kingstown, RI Solar Energy

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

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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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