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Solar Power in 01081 (Wales, MA)

Solar Energy in 01081

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in 01081 with an average of 5.61 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 01081

Solar panels in 01081 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 01081

The total length of the day in 01081 (Wales, MA) today (December 17, 2017) will be 09 hours and 07 minutes. [More]

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Solar Energy in 01081 (Wales, MA)

Solar Energy Data for 01081

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 01081.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 01081

Solar Radiation Data in 01081

Based on historical 01081 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 01081. [1]

The region associated with 01081 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.81 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.75 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 01081 that are always titled at the latitude of Wales (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.51 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.81 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% 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 01081

Solar Radiation Data in 01081

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 01081.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 01081

Solar Radiation Data in 01081

The region associated with 01081 has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.5 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 01081 is July with an average of 5.61 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.35 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.32 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in 01081 are December with an average of 2.84 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.2 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.29 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: 01081 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 01081

The average monthly solar radiation level in 01081, of 4.5 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 21% 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: 01081 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 01081 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 01081

Sunrise / Sunset in 01081

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 17, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:11 am
    • Sunset: 4:18 pm
    • Solar Noon: 11:45 am
    • Length of Day: 09:07
Solar Energy Statistics for 01081

Best Months for Solar in 01081

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.61 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.43 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.83 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 01081

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 01081 at this current time.

However, 01081 is in Hampden County and Hampden County (MA) has at least 2,512 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 01081

The Power of Solar in 01081

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 01081. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 01081. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 01081

Solar Radiation Data in 01081

01081 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5315.71 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 01081 is July with an average of 536.11 kWhac, followed by May at 517.3 kWhac and August at 509.36 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 01081 are December with an average of 301.53 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 323.39 kWhac and January at 352.68 kWhac. [2]

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Solar Businesses in 01081

Solar Energy Contractors in 01081

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near 01081.

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Solar Energy Equipment in 01081

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near 01081.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in 01081

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near 01081.

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Weather Forecast for 01081 [5]

Sun Dec 17
26°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 18°F
Max: 26°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 32%
Mon Dec 18
28°F
Light Snow
Min: 19°F
Max: 34°F
: 3 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 80%
Tue Dec 19
35°F
Light Rain
Min: 25°F
Max: 42°F
: 5 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 0%
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 01081

About 01081

The ZIP code 01081 is associated with the city of Wales in Hampden County in Massachusetts.

01081 Solar Power

01081 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 01081, or for more solar-related resources for MA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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