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Solar Power in 01243 (Middlefield, MA)

Solar Energy in 01243

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in 01243 with an average of 5.39 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 01243

Solar panels in 01243 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 01243

The total length of the day in 01243 (Middlefield, MA) today (February 23, 2018) will be 10 hours and 59 minutes. [More]

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Solar Energy in 01243 (Middlefield, MA)

Solar Energy Data for 01243

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 01243.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 01243

Solar Radiation Data in 01243

Based on historical 01243 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 01243. [1]

The region associated with 01243 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.77 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.8 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 01243 that are always titled at the latitude of Middlefield (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.47 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.77 kWh/m2/day and approximately 18% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.8 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 01243

Solar Radiation Data in 01243

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 01243.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 01243

Solar Radiation Data in 01243

The region associated with 01243 has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.31 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in 01243 is June with an average of 5.39 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.26 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 01243 are December with an average of 2.65 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 2.92 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.22 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: 01243 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 01243

The average monthly solar radiation level in 01243, of 4.31 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: 01243 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 01243 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 01243

Sunrise / Sunset in 01243

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 23, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:35 am
    • Sunset: 5:34 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:05 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:59
Solar Energy Statistics for 01243

Best Months for Solar in 01243

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.39 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.4 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.64 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.82 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 01243

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 01243 at this current time.

However, 01243 is in Hampshire County and Hampshire County (MA) has at least 3,113 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 01243

The Power of Solar in 01243

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 01243. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 01243. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 01243

Solar Radiation Data in 01243

01243 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5068.79 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 01243 is June with an average of 497.87 kWhac, followed by July at 497.61 kWhac and August at 490.52 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 01243 are December with an average of 281.84 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 291.79 kWhac and January at 345.11 kWhac. [2]

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Solar Businesses in 01243

Solar Energy Contractors in 01243

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near 01243.

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Solar Energy Equipment in 01243

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near 01243.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in 01243

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near 01243.

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Weather Forecast for 01243 [5]

Fri Feb 23
34°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 34°F
Max: 39°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Feb 24
47°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 35°F
Max: 47°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 64%
Sun Feb 25
37°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 31°F
Max: 40°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 92%
Mon Feb 26
43°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 35°F
Max: 43°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Feb 27
47°F
Light Rain
Min: 32°F
Max: 47°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 7%
Wed Feb 28
48°F
Light Rain
Min: 29°F
Max: 48°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 50%

More about 01243

About 01243

The ZIP code 01243 is associated with the city of Middlefield in Hampshire County in Massachusetts.

01243 Solar Power

01243 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 01243, or for more solar-related resources for MA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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