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Solar Energy in Woonsocket, RI

Solar Energy in Woonsocket

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Woonsocket with an average of 5.84 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Woonsocket

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Woonsocket

The total length of the day in Woonsocket, RI today (September 25, 2017) will be 11 hours and 59 minutes. [More]

Woonsocket, RI Solar Energy

Solar Power in Woonsocket, RI

Solar Energy Data in Woonsocket, RI

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Woonsocket, RI

Solar Radiation Data in Woonsocket

Based on historical Woonsocket, 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 Woonsocket. [1]

Woonsocket has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 3.83 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 3.78 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Woonsocket that are always titled at the latitude of Woonsocket (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.55 kWh/m2/day, or about 19% greater than the average monthly GHI of 3.83 kWh/m2/day and approximately 20% greater than the average monthly DNI of 3.78 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 Woonsocket

Solar Radiation Data in Woonsocket, RI

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Woonsocket, RI

Solar Radiation Data in Woonsocket

Woonsocket, RI has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.62 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Woonsocket is July with an average of 5.84 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.76 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.55 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Woonsocket (Rhode Island) are December with an average of 2.81 kWh/m2/day, followed by November with an average of 3.28 kWh/m2/day and January at 3.33 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Woonsocket

The average monthly solar radiation level in Woonsocket, RI, of 4.62 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 Woonsocket 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 Woonsocket

Sunrise / Sunset in Woonsocket

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 25, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:37 am
    • Sunset: 6:37 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:37 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:59
Solar Energy Statistics for Woonsocket

Best Months for Solar in Woonsocket

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (5.84 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: July (5.46 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.52 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (5.85 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Woonsocket

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

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

Solar Power Output in Woonsocket

The Power of Solar in Woonsocket, RI

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Woonsocket, RI

Solar Radiation Data in Woonsocket

Woonsocket (RI) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5452.44 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Woonsocket is July with an average of 555.96 kWhac, followed by August at 549.69 kWhac and May at 528.57 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Woonsocket (Rhode Island) are December with an average of 297.46 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 327.41 kWhac and January at 357.01 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Woonsocket

Woonsocket Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Woonsocket averaged 16.71 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2017, which was about 26% more than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.22¢/kWh in June. [3]

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Woonsocket Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Rhode Island averaged $16.38 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2017, which was approximately 3% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.98 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Woonsocket

Solar Energy Contractors in Woonsocket

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Woonsocket

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Woonsocket

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

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Weather Forecast for Woonsocket, RI [5]

Sun Sep 24
63°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 63°F
Light breeze: 2 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 25
82°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 87°F
Light breeze: 2 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Sep 26
75°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 64°F
Max: 81°F
: 3 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 36%
Wed Sep 27
73°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 77°F
: 3 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 80%
Thu Sep 28
69°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 69°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Sep 29
63°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 52°F
Max: 63°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Woonsocket

About Woonsocket

The city of Woonsocket, RI in Providence County has an approximate population of 41,186. [6]

Woonsocket Solar Power

Woonsocket, RI Solar Energy

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

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