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Solar Energy in Newburyport, MA

Solar Energy in Newburyport

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Newburyport with an average of 5.63 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Newburyport

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Newburyport

The total length of the day in Newburyport, MA today (November 18, 2017) will be 09 hours and 35 minutes. [More]

Newburyport, MA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Newburyport, MA

Solar Energy Data in Newburyport, MA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Newburyport, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Newburyport

Based on historical Newburyport, 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 Newburyport. [1]

Newburyport has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.85 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.95 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Newburyport that are always titled at the latitude of Newburyport (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.61 kWh/m2/day, or about 20% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.85 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.95 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 Newburyport

Solar Radiation Data in Newburyport, MA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Newburyport, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Newburyport

Newburyport, 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 Newburyport is August with an average of 5.63 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.59 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.39 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Newburyport (Massachusetts) are December with an average of 2.95 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.14 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.36 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Newburyport

The average monthly solar radiation level in Newburyport, 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 Newburyport 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 Newburyport

Sunrise / Sunset in Newburyport

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 18, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:41 am
    • Sunset: 5:16 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:29 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:35
Solar Energy Statistics for Newburyport

Best Months for Solar in Newburyport

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.63 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.59 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.94 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.98 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Newburyport

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

However, Newburyport is in Essex County and Essex County has at least 7,113 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Newburyport

The Power of Solar in Newburyport, MA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Newburyport, MA

Solar Radiation Data in Newburyport

Newburyport (MA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5425.63 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Newburyport is August with an average of 541.15 kWhac, followed by July at 535.57 kWhac and May at 524.67 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Newburyport (Massachusetts) are December with an average of 311.68 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 315.76 kWhac and January at 359.42 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Newburyport

Newburyport Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Newburyport averaged 19.94 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2017, which was about 51% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.19¢/kWh in August. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Newburyport

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Newburyport Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Massachusetts averaged $15.92 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2017, which was approximately 12% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $18.09 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Newburyport

Solar Energy Contractors in Newburyport

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Newburyport

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Newburyport

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

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Weather Forecast for Newburyport, MA [5]

Sat Nov 18
41°F
Light Rain
Min: 41°F
Max: 45°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Nov 19
55°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 42°F
Max: 55°F
Gale: 18 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 92%
Mon Nov 20
38°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 37°F
Max: 41°F
Gale: 20 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 8%
Tue Nov 21
46°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 33°F
Max: 48°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 8%
Wed Nov 22
48°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 32°F
Max: 48°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 4%
Thu Nov 23
40°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 32°F
Max: 40°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 34%

More about Newburyport

About Newburyport

The city of Newburyport, MA in Essex County has an approximate population of 17,416. [6]

Newburyport Solar Power

Newburyport, MA Solar Energy

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

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