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Solar Energy in Newtown, CT

Solar Energy in Newtown

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Newtown with an average of 5.33 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Newtown

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Newtown

The total length of the day in Newtown, CT today (December 14, 2017) will be 09 hours and 12 minutes. [More]

Newtown, CT Solar Energy

Solar Power in Newtown, CT

Solar Energy Data in Newtown, CT

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Newtown, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Newtown

Based on historical Newtown, 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 Newtown. [1]

Newtown has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.86 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.74 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Newtown that are always titled at the latitude of Newtown (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.53 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.86 kWh/m2/day and approximately 21% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.74 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 Newtown

Solar Radiation Data in Newtown, CT

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Newtown, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Newtown

Newtown, CT has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.43 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Newtown is June with an average of 5.33 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.3 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.26 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Newtown (Connecticut) are December with an average of 2.91 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.15 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.34 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Newtown

The average monthly solar radiation level in Newtown, CT, of 4.43 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 19% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 33% 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 Newtown 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 Newtown

Sunrise / Sunset in Newtown

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 14, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:12 am
    • Sunset: 4:24 pm
    • Solar Noon: 11:48 am
    • Length of Day: 09:12
Solar Energy Statistics for Newtown

Best Months for Solar in Newtown

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.33 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.52 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.61 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.92 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Newtown

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

However, Newtown is in Fairfield County and Fairfield County has at least 2,536 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Newtown

The Power of Solar in Newtown, CT

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Newtown, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Newtown

Newtown (CT) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5241.61 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Newtown is May with an average of 518.64 kWhac, followed by July at 509.95 kWhac and August at 505.14 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Newtown (Connecticut) are December with an average of 308.17 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 314.67 kWhac and January at 356.44 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Newtown

Newtown Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Newtown averaged 21.28 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2017, which was about 60% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.30¢/kWh in September. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Newtown

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Newtown Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Connecticut averaged $21.76 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2017, which was approximately 28% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.01 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Newtown

Solar Energy Contractors in Newtown

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

Our search for solar contractors companies located in Newtown produced no matches.

Solar Energy Equipment in Newtown

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Newtown

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

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Weather Forecast for Newtown, CT [5]

Thu Dec 14
26°F
Light Snow
Min: 19°F
Max: 30°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 80%
Fri Dec 15
20°F
Light Snow
Min: 11°F
Max: 24°F
Light breeze: 2 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 95%
Cloud cover: 68%
Sat Dec 16
24°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 16°F
Max: 30°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Dec 17
47°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 36°F
Max: 47°F
Strong breeze: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 12%
Mon Dec 18
46°F
Light Rain
Min: 40°F
Max: 46°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Dec 19
42°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 38°F
Max: 43°F
Gale: 18 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Newtown

About Newtown

The borough of Newtown, CT in Fairfield County has an approximate population of 1,941. [6]

Newtown Solar Power

Newtown, CT Solar Energy

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

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