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Solar Energy in Marlborough, MA

Solar Energy in Marlborough

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Marlborough with an average of 5.6 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Marlborough

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Marlborough

The total length of the day in Marlborough, MA today (August 23, 2017) will be 13 hours and 31 minutes. [More]

Marlborough, MA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Marlborough, MA

Solar Energy Data in Marlborough, MA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Marlborough, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Marlborough

Based on historical Marlborough, 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 Marlborough. [1]

Marlborough 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 3.8 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Marlborough that are always titled at the latitude of Marlborough (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 3.8 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 Marlborough

Solar Radiation Data in Marlborough, MA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Marlborough, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Marlborough

Marlborough, MA 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 Marlborough is July with an average of 5.6 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.34 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 Marlborough (Massachusetts) are December with an average of 2.84 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: Marlborough vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Marlborough

The average monthly solar radiation level in Marlborough, MA, 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 (sorry, data not currently available) the average level of 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 Marlborough 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 Marlborough

Sunrise / Sunset in Marlborough

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:02 am
    • Sunset: 7:34 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:48 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:31
Solar Energy Statistics for Marlborough

Best Months for Solar in Marlborough

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.6 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.45 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.59 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.85 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Marlborough

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

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

Solar Power Output in Marlborough

The Power of Solar in Marlborough, MA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Marlborough, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Marlborough

Marlborough (MA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5313.58 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Marlborough is July with an average of 535.07 kWhac, followed by May at 516.41 kWhac and August at 508.7 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Marlborough (Massachusetts) are December with an average of 302.07 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 323.81 kWhac and January at 353.24 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Marlborough

Marlborough Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Marlborough averaged 20.03 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2017, which was about 54% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.02¢/kWh in May. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Marlborough

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Marlborough Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Massachusetts averaged $13.73 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2017, which was approximately 4% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $13.21 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Marlborough

Solar Energy Contractors in Marlborough

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

Our search for solar contractors companies located in Marlborough produced no matches.

Solar Energy Equipment in Marlborough

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Marlborough

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

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Weather Forecast for Marlborough, MA [5]

Wed Aug 23
75°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 77°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Aug 24
71°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Aug 25
70°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 60°F
Max: 72°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Aug 26
71°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 71°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 1%
Sun Aug 27
70°F
Light Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 33%
Mon Aug 28
69°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 69°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 55%

More about Marlborough

About Marlborough

The city of Marlborough, MA in Middlesex County has an approximate population of 38,499. [6]

Marlborough Solar Power

Marlborough, MA Solar Energy

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

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