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Solar Energy in Tiverton, RI

Solar Energy in Tiverton

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

Solar Panels in Tiverton

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Tiverton

The total length of the day in Tiverton, RI today (December 11, 2017) will be 09 hours and 12 minutes. [More]

Tiverton, RI Solar Energy

Solar Power in Tiverton, RI

Solar Energy Data in Tiverton, RI

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Tiverton, RI

Solar Radiation Data in Tiverton

Based on historical Tiverton, 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 Tiverton. [1]

Tiverton 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 3.74 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Tiverton that are always titled at the latitude of Tiverton (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.55 kWh/m2/day, or about 18% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.86 kWh/m2/day and approximately 22% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.74 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 Tiverton

Solar Radiation Data in Tiverton, RI

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Tiverton, RI

Solar Radiation Data in Tiverton

Tiverton, 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 Tiverton is July with an average of 5.86 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.77 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.57 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Tiverton (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: Tiverton vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Tiverton

The average monthly solar radiation level in Tiverton, 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 Tiverton 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 Tiverton

Sunrise / Sunset in Tiverton

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 11, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:02 pm
    • Sunset: 9:14 pm
    • Solar Noon: 4:38 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:12
Solar Energy Statistics for Tiverton

Best Months for Solar in Tiverton

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.86 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.55 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.56 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.92 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Tiverton

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

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

Solar Power Output in Tiverton

The Power of Solar in Tiverton, RI

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Tiverton, RI

Solar Radiation Data in Tiverton

Tiverton (RI) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5455.27 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Tiverton is July with an average of 557.37 kWhac, followed by August at 550.55 kWhac and May at 529.76 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Tiverton (Rhode Island) are December with an average of 296.8 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 326.82 kWhac and January at 356.27 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Tiverton

Tiverton Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Tiverton averaged 17.91 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2017, which was about 35% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.30¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Tiverton Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Rhode Island averaged $19.93 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2017, which was approximately 17% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.01 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Tiverton

Solar Energy Contractors in Tiverton

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Tiverton

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Tiverton

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

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Weather Forecast for Tiverton, RI [5]

Sun Dec 10
34°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 34°F
Max: 34°F
High wind, near gale: 15 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 68%
Mon Dec 11
35°F
Light Snow
Min: 33°F
Max: 38°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Dec 12
46°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 39°F
Max: 48°F
Gale: 19 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 92%
Wed Dec 13
29°F
Light Snow
Min: 24°F
Max: 29°F
Severe Gale: 23 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 85%
Thu Dec 14
29°F
Light Snow
Min: 23°F
Max: 29°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 1%
Fri Dec 15
30°F
Light Snow
Min: 21°F
Max: 30°F
: 5 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 75%

More about Tiverton

About Tiverton

The town of Tiverton, RI in Newport County has an approximate population of 15,780. [6]

Tiverton Solar Power

Tiverton, RI Solar Energy

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

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