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Solar Energy in Bantam, CT

Solar Energy in Bantam

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Bantam with an average of 5.42 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Bantam

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Bantam

The total length of the day in Bantam, CT today (August 20, 2017) will be 13 hours and 37 minutes. [More]

Bantam, CT Solar Energy

Solar Power in Bantam, CT

Solar Energy Data in Bantam, CT

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Bantam, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Bantam

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

Bantam has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.85 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 Bantam that are always titled at the latitude of Bantam (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.54 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.85 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% 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.

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Solar Radiation Levels in Bantam

Solar Radiation Data in Bantam, CT

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Bantam, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Bantam

Bantam, CT has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.32 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Bantam is June with an average of 5.42 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.28 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.18 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Bantam (Connecticut) are December with an average of 2.64 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 2.91 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.21 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Bantam

The average monthly solar radiation level in Bantam, CT, of 4.32 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 16% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is (sorry, data not currently available) the average level of kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Bantam 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).

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Solar Data & Statistics for Bantam

Sunrise / Sunset in Bantam

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 20, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:07 am
    • Sunset: 7:44 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:56 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:37
Solar Energy Statistics for Bantam

Best Months for Solar in Bantam

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.42 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.62 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.87 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Bantam

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the borough of Bantam, CT at this current time.

However, Bantam is in Litchfield County and Litchfield County has at least 1,166 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Bantam

The Power of Solar in Bantam, CT

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Bantam, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Bantam

Bantam (CT) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5073.99 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Bantam is June with an average of 500.17 kWhac, followed by July at 499.76 kWhac and August at 491.93 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Bantam (Connecticut) are December with an average of 280.88 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 290.99 kWhac and January at 344 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Bantam

Bantam Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Bantam averaged 20.94 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2017, which was about 61% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.02¢/kWh in May. [3]

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Bantam Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Connecticut averaged $16.63 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2017, which was approximately 26% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $13.21 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Bantam

Solar Energy Contractors in Bantam

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Bantam, CT.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Bantam

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Bantam, CT.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Bantam

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Bantam, CT.

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Weather Forecast for Bantam, CT [5]

Sat Aug 19
67°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 67°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Aug 20
73°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 64°F
Max: 77°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 8%
Mon Aug 21
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Aug 22
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 69°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 8%
Wed Aug 23
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 80°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 47%
Thu Aug 24
71°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 57°F
Max: 71°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Bantam

About Bantam

The borough of Bantam, CT in Litchfield County has an approximate population of 759. [6]

Bantam Solar Power

Bantam, CT Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Bantam, CT, or for more solar-related resources for Bantam, 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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