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Solar Power in 01259 (Southfield, MA)

Solar Energy in 01259

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in 01259 with an average of 5.41 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in 01259

Solar panels in 01259 that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in 01259

The total length of the day in 01259 (Southfield, MA) today (May 21, 2018) will be 14 hours and 48 minutes. [More]

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Solar Energy in 01259 (Southfield, MA)

Solar Energy Data for 01259

See the chart below to see how different types of solar panel installations compare in 01259.

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


Solar Energy Analysis for 01259

Solar Radiation Data in 01259

Based on historical 01259 data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in 01259. [1]

The region associated with 01259 has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.79 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.7 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in 01259 that are always titled at the latitude of Southfield (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.45 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.79 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.7 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 01259

Solar Radiation Data in 01259

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in 01259.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for 01259

Solar Radiation Data in 01259

The region associated with 01259 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 01259 is June with an average of 5.41 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 01259 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: 01259 vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in 01259

The average monthly solar radiation level in 01259, 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: 01259 vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average 01259 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 01259

Sunrise / Sunset in 01259

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 21, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:25 am
    • Sunset: 8:14 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:49 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:48
Solar Energy Statistics for 01259

Best Months for Solar in 01259

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.41 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.66 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.9 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in 01259

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in 01259 at this current time.

However, 01259 is in Berkshire County and Berkshire County (MA) has at least 1,547 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in 01259

The Power of Solar in 01259

Monthly AC solar system output averages for 01259. Month-by-month solar power, as ranked by AC output, in 01259. [2]

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

Solar Output Analysis for 01259

Solar Radiation Data in 01259

01259 has a average annual solar AC output value of 5071.14 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in 01259 is June with an average of 498.89 kWhac, followed by July at 498.56 kWhac and August at 491.15 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in 01259 are December with an average of 281.42 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 291.44 kWhac and January at 344.63 kWhac. [2]

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Solar Businesses in 01259

Solar Energy Contractors in 01259

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near 01259.

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Solar Energy Equipment in 01259

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near 01259.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in 01259

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near 01259.

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Weather Forecast for 01259 [5]

Mon May 21
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 57°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue May 22
64°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed May 23
64°F
Light Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 72°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu May 24
73°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri May 25
82°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 82°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat May 26
83°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 83°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 12%

More about 01259

About 01259

The ZIP code 01259 is associated with the city of Southfield in Berkshire County in Massachusetts.

01259 Solar Power

01259 Solar Energy & Power

To learn more about solar energy and solar power in 01259, or for more solar-related resources for MA, check out the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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