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Solar Energy in Cranston, RI

Solar Energy in Cranston

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Solar Panels in Cranston

Solar panels in Cranston that will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Cranston

The total length of the day in Cranston, RI today (March 24, 2019) will be 12 hours and 21 minutes. [More]

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Cranston, RI Solar Energy

Solar Power in Cranston, RI

Solar Energy Data in Cranston, RI

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Cranston, RI

Solar Radiation Data in Cranston

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* 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.

Solar Radiation Levels in Cranston

Solar Radiation Data in Cranston, RI

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Cranston, RI

Solar Radiation Data in Cranston

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

Solar Power Levels in Cranston

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Cranston 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).

Solar Data & Statistics for Cranston

Sunrise / Sunset in Cranston

  • Sunrise/Sunset for March 24, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:41 am
    • Sunset: 11:02 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:51 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:21
Solar Energy Statistics for Cranston

Best Months for Solar in Cranston

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: ( kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: ( kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Cranston

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

However, Cranston is in Providence County and Providence County has at least 202 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Cranston

The Power of Solar in Cranston, RI

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Cranston, RI

Solar Radiation Data in Cranston

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Cost of Utilities in Cranston

Cranston Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Cranston averaged 22.51 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in December 2018, which was about 81% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.47¢/kWh in December. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Cranston

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Cranston Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Rhode Island averaged $14.87 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in December 2018, which was approximately 54% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.63 per Mcf in December. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Cranston

Solar Energy Contractors in Cranston

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

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

Solar Energy Equipment in Cranston

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

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Our search for companies selling solar parts located in Cranston produced no matches.

Energy Conservation Consultants in Cranston

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

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Weather Forecast for Cranston, RI [5]

Sun Mar 24
45°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 45°F
Max: 54°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Mar 25
44°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 34°F
Max: 49°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 76%
Tue Mar 26
34°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 25°F
Max: 40°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Mar 27
34°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 21°F
Max: 34°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Mar 28
45°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 26°F
Max: 45°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Mar 29
53°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 53°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 8%

More about Cranston

About Cranston

The city of Cranston, RI in Providence County has an approximate population of 80,387. [6]

Cranston Solar Power

Cranston, RI Solar Energy

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

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Some tax incentives and rebate programs are designed to spur the use of solar energy. These vary by location.

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