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Solar Energy in Groton Long Point, CT

Solar Energy in Groton Long Point

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Groton Long Point with an average of 5.87 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Groton Long Point

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Groton Long Point

The total length of the day in Groton Long Point, CT today (September 24, 2017) will be 12 hours and 02 minutes. [More]

Groton Long Point, CT Solar Energy

Solar Power in Groton Long Point, CT

Solar Energy Data in Groton Long Point, CT

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Groton Long Point, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Groton Long Point

Based on historical Groton Long Point, 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 Groton Long Point. [1]

Groton Long Point has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.94 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.83 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Groton Long Point that are always titled at the latitude of Groton Long Point (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.64 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.94 kWh/m2/day and approximately 21% 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 Groton Long Point

Solar Radiation Data in Groton Long Point, CT

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Groton Long Point.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Groton Long Point, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Groton Long Point

Groton Long Point, CT has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.63 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Groton Long Point is July with an average of 5.87 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.77 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.58 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Groton Long Point (Connecticut) are December with an average of 2.8 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.27 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.32 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Groton Long Point vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Groton Long Point

The average monthly solar radiation level in Groton Long Point, CT, of 4.63 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 24% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 30% less than the average level of 6.6 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 Groton Long Point 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 Groton Long Point

Sunrise / Sunset in Groton Long Point

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 24, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:38 am
    • Sunset: 6:41 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:39 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:02
Solar Energy Statistics for Groton Long Point

Best Months for Solar in Groton Long Point

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.87 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.6 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.73 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.99 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Groton Long Point

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

However, Groton Long Point is in New London County and New London County has at least 1,512 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Groton Long Point

The Power of Solar in Groton Long Point, CT

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Groton Long Point, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Groton Long Point

Groton Long Point (CT) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5457.57 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Groton Long Point is July with an average of 558.57 kWhac, followed by August at 551.28 kWhac and May at 530.78 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Groton Long Point (Connecticut) are December with an average of 296.21 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 326.31 kWhac and January at 355.63 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Groton Long Point

Groton Long Point Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Groton Long Point averaged 20.47 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2017, which was about 55% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.22¢/kWh in June. [3]

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Groton Long Point Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Connecticut averaged $18.84 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2017, which was approximately 18% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.98 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Groton Long Point

Solar Energy Contractors in Groton Long Point

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Groton Long Point, CT.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Groton Long Point

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Groton Long Point, CT.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Groton Long Point

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Weather Forecast for Groton Long Point, CT [5]

Sat Sep 23
62°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 62°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Sep 24
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 79°F
Light breeze: 2 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 25
74°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 12%
Tue Sep 26
69°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 69°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 98%
Wed Sep 27
69°F
Light Rain
Min: 66°F
Max: 71°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 36%
Thu Sep 28
66°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 66°F
High wind, near gale: 16 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Groton Long Point

About Groton Long Point

The borough of Groton Long Point, CT in New London County has an approximate population of 518. [6]

Groton Long Point Solar Power

Groton Long Point, CT Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Groton Long Point, CT, or for more solar-related resources for Groton Long Point, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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