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Solar Power in 01014 (Chicopee, MA)

Solar Energy in 01014

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in 01014 with an average of 5.4 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 01014

Solar panels in 01014 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 01014

The total length of the day in 01014 (Chicopee, MA) today (February 24, 2018) will be 11 hours and 05 minutes. [More]

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Solar Energy in 01014 (Chicopee, MA)

Solar Energy Data for 01014

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 01014.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 01014

Solar Radiation Data in 01014

Based on historical 01014 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 01014. [1]

The region associated with 01014 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.8 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.69 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 01014 that are always titled at the latitude of Chicopee (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.5 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.8 kWh/m2/day and approximately 22% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.69 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 01014

Solar Radiation Data in 01014

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 01014.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 01014

Solar Radiation Data in 01014

The region associated with 01014 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 01014 is June with an average of 5.4 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.27 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.17 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 01014 are December with an average of 2.65 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 2.91 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.22 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: 01014 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 01014

The average monthly solar radiation level in 01014, 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 approximately 35% 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: 01014 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 01014 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 01014

Sunrise / Sunset in 01014

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 24, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:30 am
    • Sunset: 5:36 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:03 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:05
Solar Energy Statistics for 01014

Best Months for Solar in 01014

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.4 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.46 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.45 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.84 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 01014

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 01014 at this current time.

However, 01014 is in Hampden County and Hampden County (MA) has at least 2,512 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 01014

The Power of Solar in 01014

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 01014. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 01014. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 01014

Solar Radiation Data in 01014

01014 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5070.37 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 01014 is June with an average of 498.55 kWhac, followed by July at 498.25 kWhac and August at 490.94 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 01014 are December with an average of 281.56 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 291.56 kWhac and January at 344.79 kWhac. [2]

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Solar Businesses in 01014

Solar Energy Contractors in 01014

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near 01014.

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Solar Energy Equipment in 01014

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near 01014.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in 01014

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near 01014.

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Weather Forecast for 01014 [5]

Sat Feb 24
38°F
Light Rain
Min: 35°F
Max: 38°F
Light breeze: 3 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 80%
Sun Feb 25
40°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 34°F
Max: 44°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 92%
Mon Feb 26
47°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 29°F
Max: 47°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Feb 27
47°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 27°F
Max: 47°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Feb 28
54°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 28°F
Max: 54°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 8%
Thu Mar 1
46°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 28°F
Max: 46°F
Light breeze: 3 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about 01014

About 01014

The ZIP code 01014 is associated with the city of Chicopee in Hampden County in Massachusetts.

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To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 01014, or for more solar-related resources for MA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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