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Solar Power in 01072 (Shutesbury, MA)

Solar Energy in 01072

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 01072 with an average of 5.59 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 01072

Solar panels in 01072 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 01072

The total length of the day in 01072 (Shutesbury, MA) today (December 17, 2017) will be 09 hours and 04 minutes. [More]

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Solar Energy in 01072 (Shutesbury, MA)

Solar Energy Data for 01072

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 01072.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 01072

Solar Radiation Data in 01072

Based on historical 01072 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 01072. [1]

The region associated with 01072 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.78 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.75 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 01072 that are always titled at the latitude of Shutesbury (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.47 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.78 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.75 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 01072

Solar Radiation Data in 01072

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 01072.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 01072

Solar Radiation Data in 01072

The region associated with 01072 has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.49 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 01072 is July with an average of 5.59 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.33 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.31 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 01072 are December with an average of 2.85 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.21 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.29 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: 01072 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 01072

The average monthly solar radiation level in 01072, of 4.49 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 20% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 32% 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: 01072 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 01072 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 01072

Sunrise / Sunset in 01072

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 17, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:14 pm
    • Sunset: 9:18 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:46 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:04
Solar Energy Statistics for 01072

Best Months for Solar in 01072

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.59 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.63 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.89 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 01072

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 01072 at this current time.

However, 01072 is in Franklin County and Franklin County (MA) has at least 1,775 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 01072

The Power of Solar in 01072

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 01072. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 01072. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 01072

Solar Radiation Data in 01072

01072 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5312.52 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 01072 is July with an average of 534.57 kWhac, followed by May at 515.98 kWhac and August at 508.39 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 01072 are December with an average of 302.32 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 324.02 kWhac and January at 353.5 kWhac. [2]

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Solar Businesses in 01072

Solar Energy Contractors in 01072

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near 01072.

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Solar Energy Equipment in 01072

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near 01072.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in 01072

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near 01072.

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Weather Forecast for 01072 [5]

Sun Dec 17
22°F
Few Clouds
Min: 13°F
Max: 22°F
Light breeze: 2 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 24%
Mon Dec 18
22°F
Snow
Min: 15°F
Max: 29°F
Light breeze: 2 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 88%
Tue Dec 19
33°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 17°F
Max: 42°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 8%
Wed Dec 20
35°F
Light Rain
Min: 22°F
Max: 35°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 72%
Thu Dec 21
30°F
Light Rain
Min: 16°F
Max: 37°F
Light breeze: 2 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 95%
Fri Dec 22
51°F
Light Rain
Min: 35°F
Max: 51°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 92%

More about 01072

About 01072

The ZIP code 01072 is associated with the city of Shutesbury in Franklin County in Massachusetts.

01072 Solar Power

01072 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 01072, or for more solar-related resources for MA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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