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Solar Energy in Waterbury, CT

Solar Energy in Waterbury

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

Solar Panels in Waterbury

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Waterbury

The total length of the day in Waterbury, CT today (February 20, 2019) will be 10 hours and 55 minutes. [More]

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Waterbury, CT Solar Energy

Solar Power in Waterbury, CT

Solar Energy Data in Waterbury, CT

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Waterbury, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Waterbury

Based on historical Waterbury, 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 Waterbury. [1]

Waterbury has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.89 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 Waterbury that are always titled at the latitude of Waterbury (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.6 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.89 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% 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 Waterbury

Solar Radiation Data in Waterbury, CT

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Waterbury, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Waterbury

Waterbury, 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 Waterbury is June with an average of 5.33 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.3 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.25 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Waterbury (Connecticut) are December with an average of 2.92 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.15 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.34 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Waterbury

The average monthly solar radiation level in Waterbury, 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 Waterbury 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 Waterbury

Sunrise / Sunset in Waterbury

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 20, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:38 am
    • Sunset: 10:33 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:05 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:55
Solar Energy Statistics for Waterbury

Best Months for Solar in Waterbury

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.33 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.5 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.9 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Waterbury

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

However, Waterbury is in New Haven County and New Haven County has at least 2,983 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Waterbury

The Power of Solar in Waterbury, CT

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Waterbury, CT

Solar Radiation Data in Waterbury

Waterbury (CT) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5240.57 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Waterbury is May with an average of 518.19 kWhac, followed by July at 509.45 kWhac and August at 504.83 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Waterbury (Connecticut) are December with an average of 308.46 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 314.89 kWhac and January at 356.75 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Waterbury

Waterbury Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Waterbury averaged 21.17 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in November 2018, which was about 63% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.95¢/kWh in November. [3]

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Waterbury Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Connecticut averaged $13.18 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in November 2018, which was approximately 40% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.43 per Mcf in November. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Waterbury

Solar Energy Contractors in Waterbury

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Waterbury

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Waterbury

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

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Weather Forecast for Waterbury, CT [5]

Wed Feb 20
27°F
Light Snow
Min: 27°F
Max: 30°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 92%
Thu Feb 21
49°F
Light Rain
Min: 32°F
Max: 49°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 56%
Fri Feb 22
40°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 25°F
Max: 41°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Feb 23
37°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 18°F
Max: 37°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 52%
Sun Feb 24
38°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 33°F
Max: 38°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 97%
Mon Feb 25
37°F
Light Rain
Min: 28°F
Max: 37°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 99%

More about Waterbury

About Waterbury

The city of Waterbury, CT in New Haven County has an approximate population of 110,366. [6]

Waterbury Solar Power

Waterbury, CT Solar Energy

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

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