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Solar Energy in Barrington, RI

Solar Energy in Barrington

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Barrington with an average of 5.85 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Barrington

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Barrington

The total length of the day in Barrington, RI today (August 20, 2017) will be 13 hours and 37 minutes. [More]

Barrington, RI Solar Energy

Solar Power in Barrington, RI

Solar Energy Data in Barrington, RI

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Barrington, RI

Solar Radiation Data in Barrington

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

Barrington has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.86 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.76 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Barrington that are always titled at the latitude of Barrington (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.56 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.86 kWh/m2/day and approximately 21% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.76 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 Barrington

Solar Radiation Data in Barrington, RI

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Barrington, RI

Solar Radiation Data in Barrington

Barrington, RI has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.63 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Barrington is July with an average of 5.85 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.76 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.56 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Barrington (Rhode Island) are December with an average of 2.81 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.27 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.33 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Barrington

The average monthly solar radiation level in Barrington, RI, of 4.63 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 24% 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 Barrington 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 Barrington

Sunrise / Sunset in Barrington

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 20, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 5:59 am
    • Sunset: 7:37 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:48 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:37
Solar Energy Statistics for Barrington

Best Months for Solar in Barrington

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.85 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.52 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.58 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.9 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Barrington

We do not currently have data on solar panel installations in the town of Barrington, RI at this current time.

However, Barrington is in County and County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Barrington

The Power of Solar in Barrington, RI

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Barrington, RI

Solar Radiation Data in Barrington

Barrington (RI) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5454.43 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Barrington is July with an average of 556.94 kWhac, followed by August at 550.29 kWhac and May at 529.4 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Barrington (Rhode Island) are December with an average of 297 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 327 kWhac and January at 356.5 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Barrington

Barrington Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Barrington averaged 16.95 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2017, which was about 30% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.02¢/kWh in May. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Barrington

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Barrington Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Rhode Island averaged $15.11 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2017, which was approximately 14% 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 Barrington

Solar Energy Contractors in Barrington

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Barrington, RI.

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

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

Solar Energy Equipment in Barrington

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Barrington, RI.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Barrington

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Barrington, RI.

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Weather Forecast for Barrington, RI [5]

Sat Aug 19
69°F
Few Clouds
Min: 69°F
Max: 69°F
Light breeze: 2 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 12%
Sun Aug 20
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 68°F
Max: 80°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Aug 21
82°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Aug 22
86°F
Few Clouds
Min: 71°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 20%
Wed Aug 23
82°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 82°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 30%
Thu Aug 24
66°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 61°F
Max: 66°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 69%

More about Barrington

About Barrington

The town of Barrington, RI in County has an approximate population of 16,310. [6]

Barrington Solar Power

Barrington, RI Solar Energy

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

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