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Solar Energy in Malden, MA

Solar Energy in Malden

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Malden with an average of 5.64 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Malden

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Malden

The total length of the day in Malden, MA today (May 21, 2018) will be 14 hours and 49 minutes. [More]

Malden, MA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Malden, MA

Solar Energy Data in Malden, MA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Malden, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Malden

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

Malden has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.82 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.78 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Malden that are always titled at the latitude of Malden (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.55 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.82 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.78 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 Malden

Solar Radiation Data in Malden, MA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Malden, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Malden

Malden, MA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.59 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Malden is August with an average of 5.64 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.6 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.41 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Malden (Massachusetts) are December with an average of 2.95 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.13 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.36 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Malden

The average monthly solar radiation level in Malden, MA, of 4.59 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 23% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 30% 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: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Malden

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 21, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:16 am
    • Sunset: 8:05 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:40 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:49
Solar Energy Statistics for Malden

Best Months for Solar in Malden

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.64 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.44 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.47 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.82 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Malden

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the city of Malden, MA at this current time.

However, Malden is in Middlesex County and Middlesex County has at least 16,989 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Malden

The Power of Solar in Malden, MA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Malden, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Malden

Malden (MA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5428.51 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Malden is August with an average of 542.05 kWhac, followed by July at 537.01 kWhac and May at 525.92 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Malden (Massachusetts) are December with an average of 310.92 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 315.19 kWhac and January at 358.61 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Malden

Malden Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Malden averaged 22.23 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2018, which was about 76% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.62¢/kWh in February. [3]

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Malden Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Massachusetts averaged $0.00 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in January 2018, which was approximately 100% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.65 per Mcf in January. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Malden

Solar Energy Contractors in Malden

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Malden, MA.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Malden

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Malden, MA.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Malden

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Malden, MA.

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Weather Forecast for Malden, MA [5]

Mon May 21
73°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 74°F
: 3 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue May 22
62°F
Light Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 62°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 68%
Wed May 23
56°F
Light Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 8%
Thu May 24
64°F
Light Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 64°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri May 25
68°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 68°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat May 26
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 76°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 8%

More about Malden

About Malden

The city of Malden, MA in Middlesex County has an approximate population of 59,450. [6]

Malden Solar Power

Malden, MA Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Malden, MA, or for more solar-related resources for Malden, visit the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

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