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Solar Energy in Stonington, CT

Solar Energy in Stonington

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

Solar Panels in Stonington

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Stonington

The total length of the day in Stonington, CT today (September 23, 2017) will be 12 hours and 02 minutes. [More]

Stonington, CT Solar Energy

Solar Power in Stonington, CT

Solar Energy Data in Stonington, CT

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Stonington, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Stonington

Based on historical Stonington, 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 Stonington. [1]

Stonington has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.95 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.89 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Stonington that are always titled at the latitude of Stonington (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.67 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.95 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.89 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 Stonington

Solar Radiation Data in Stonington, CT

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Stonington, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Stonington

Stonington, 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 Stonington 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 Stonington (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: Stonington vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Stonington

The average monthly solar radiation level in Stonington, 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 Stonington 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 Stonington

Sunrise / Sunset in Stonington

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:38 am
    • Sunset: 6:40 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:39 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:02
Solar Energy Statistics for Stonington

Best Months for Solar in Stonington

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.87 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.59 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.72 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.98 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Stonington

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

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

Solar Power Output in Stonington

The Power of Solar in Stonington, CT

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Stonington, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Stonington

Stonington (CT) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5457.42 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Stonington is July with an average of 558.49 kWhac, followed by August at 551.23 kWhac and May at 530.71 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Stonington (Connecticut) are December with an average of 296.25 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 326.34 kWhac and January at 355.68 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Stonington

Stonington Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Stonington 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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Stonington 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 Stonington

Solar Energy Contractors in Stonington

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Stonington

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Stonington

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

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Weather Forecast for Stonington, CT [5]

Sat Sep 23
63°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 63°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Sep 24
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°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 Stonington

About Stonington

The borough of Stonington, CT in New London County has an approximate population of 929. [6]

Stonington Solar Power

Stonington, CT Solar Energy

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

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