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Solar Power in 01040 (Holyoke, MA)

Solar Energy in 01040

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in 01040 with an average of 5.4 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 01040

Solar panels in 01040 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 01040

The total length of the day in 01040 (Holyoke, MA) today (December 17, 2017) will be 09 hours and 06 minutes. [More]

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Solar Energy in 01040 (Holyoke, MA)

Solar Energy Data for 01040

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 01040.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 01040

Solar Radiation Data in 01040

Based on historical 01040 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 01040. [1]

The region associated with 01040 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.79 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.68 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 01040 that are always titled at the latitude of Holyoke (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.48 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.79 kWh/m2/day and approximately 22% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.68 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 01040

Solar Radiation Data in 01040

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 01040.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 01040

Solar Radiation Data in 01040

The region associated with 01040 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 01040 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 01040 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: 01040 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 01040

The average monthly solar radiation level in 01040, 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: 01040 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 01040 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 01040

Sunrise / Sunset in 01040

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 17, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:13 pm
    • Sunset: 9:20 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:47 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:06
Solar Energy Statistics for 01040

Best Months for Solar in 01040

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.4 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.51 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.85 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 01040

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 01040 at this current time.

However, 01040 is in Hampden County and Hampden County (MA) has at least 2,512 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 01040

The Power of Solar in 01040

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 01040. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 01040. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 01040

Solar Radiation Data in 01040

01040 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5070.1 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 01040 is June with an average of 498.43 kWhac, followed by July at 498.14 kWhac and August at 490.87 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 01040 are December with an average of 281.6 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 291.6 kWhac and January at 344.84 kWhac. [2]

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Solar Businesses in 01040

Solar Energy Contractors in 01040

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near 01040.

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Solar Energy Equipment in 01040

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near 01040.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in 01040

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near 01040.

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Weather Forecast for 01040 [5]

Sun Dec 17
24°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 16°F
Max: 24°F
: 3 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 44%
Mon Dec 18
24°F
Light Snow
Min: 19°F
Max: 30°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 88%
Tue Dec 19
35°F
Light Rain
Min: 21°F
Max: 43°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 86%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 20
33°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 18°F
Max: 33°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 74%
Thu Dec 21
28°F
Light Snow
Min: 15°F
Max: 38°F
Light breeze: 3 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 91%
Fri Dec 22
50°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 33°F
Max: 50°F
Strong breeze: 10 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 85%

More about 01040

About 01040

The ZIP code 01040 is associated with the city of Holyoke in Hampden County in Massachusetts.

01040 Solar Power

01040 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 01040, or for more solar-related resources for MA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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