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Solar Energy in Narragansett, RI

Solar Energy in Narragansett

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Narragansett with an average of 5.86 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Narragansett

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Narragansett

The total length of the day in Narragansett, RI today (October 23, 2017) will be 10 hours and 41 minutes. [More]

Narragansett, RI Solar Energy

Solar Power in Narragansett, RI

Solar Energy Data in Narragansett, RI

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Narragansett, RI

Solar Radiation Data in Narragansett

Based on historical Narragansett, 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 Narragansett. [1]

Narragansett has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.94 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.89 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Narragansett that are always titled at the latitude of Narragansett (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.66 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.94 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.89 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 Narragansett

Solar Radiation Data in Narragansett, RI

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Narragansett, RI

Solar Radiation Data in Narragansett

Narragansett, 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 Narragansett is July with an average of 5.86 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.77 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.58 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Narragansett (Rhode Island) are December with an average of 2.8 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.27 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.32 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Narragansett

The average monthly solar radiation level in Narragansett, 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 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 Narragansett 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 Narragansett

Sunrise / Sunset in Narragansett

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:09 am
    • Sunset: 5:50 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:29 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:41
Solar Energy Statistics for Narragansett

Best Months for Solar in Narragansett

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.86 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.56 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.69 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.95 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Narragansett

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

However, Narragansett is in Washington County and Washington County has at least 122 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Narragansett

The Power of Solar in Narragansett, RI

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Narragansett, RI

Solar Radiation Data in Narragansett

Narragansett (RI) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5456.61 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Narragansett is July with an average of 558.06 kWhac, followed by August at 550.97 kWhac and May at 530.35 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Narragansett (Rhode Island) are December with an average of 296.46 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 326.53 kWhac and January at 355.91 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Narragansett

Narragansett Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Narragansett averaged 17.19 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2017, which was about 31% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.12¢/kWh in July. [3]

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Narragansett Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Rhode Island averaged $19.15 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July 2017, which was approximately 8% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.75 per Mcf in July. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Narragansett

Solar Energy Contractors in Narragansett

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Narragansett

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Narragansett

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

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Weather Forecast for Narragansett, RI [5]

Mon Oct 23
65°F
Light Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 66°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 32%
Tue Oct 24
66°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 66°F
Gale: 20 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 90%
Cloud cover: 92%
Wed Oct 25
63°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 65°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 92%
Thu Oct 26
58°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 58°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 94%
Fri Oct 27
59°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 57°F
Max: 59°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Oct 28
60°F
Light Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 60°F
High wind, near gale: 15 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 34%

More about Narragansett

About Narragansett

The town of Narragansett, RI in Washington County has an approximate population of 15,868. [6]

Narragansett Solar Power

Narragansett, RI Solar Energy

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

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