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Solar Energy in Portsmouth, RI

Solar Energy in Portsmouth

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Solar Panels in Portsmouth

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Portsmouth

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

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Portsmouth, RI Solar Energy

Solar Power in Portsmouth, RI

Solar Energy Data in Portsmouth, RI

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Portsmouth, RI

Solar Radiation Data in Portsmouth

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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 Portsmouth

Solar Radiation Data in Portsmouth, RI

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Portsmouth, RI

Solar Radiation Data in Portsmouth

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

Solar Power Levels in Portsmouth

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

Sunrise / Sunset in Portsmouth

  • Sunrise/Sunset for March 24, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:40 am
    • Sunset: 11:01 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:51 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:21
Solar Energy Statistics for Portsmouth

Best Months for Solar in Portsmouth

  • 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 Portsmouth

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

However, Portsmouth is in Newport County and Newport County has at least 136 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Portsmouth

The Power of Solar in Portsmouth, RI

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Portsmouth, RI

Solar Radiation Data in Portsmouth

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Cost of Utilities in Portsmouth

Portsmouth Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Portsmouth 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: Portsmouth

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Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

Solar Energy Contractors in Portsmouth

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Portsmouth

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Portsmouth

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

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Weather Forecast for Portsmouth, RI [5]

Sun Mar 24
47°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 46°F
Max: 49°F
: 13 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Mar 25
44°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 38°F
Max: 44°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 56%
Tue Mar 26
34°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 31°F
Max: 39°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Mar 27
33°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 27°F
Max: 33°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Mar 28
39°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 33°F
Max: 39°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Mar 29
45°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 38°F
Max: 45°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 8%

More about Portsmouth

About Portsmouth

The town of Portsmouth, RI in Newport County has an approximate population of 17,389. [6]

Portsmouth Solar Power

Portsmouth, RI Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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