Solar Potential

When harnessed, solar energy contributes significantly to the energy mix of Nova Scotia. Statistics from Natural Resources Canada (NRCAN) show that Solar Photovoltaics do have a comparably high potential in the region.

Digby Solar PV Potential, KwH/kW

Tilt=90°

South-facing vertical

South-facing, tilt=latitude

South-facing, tilt=latitude
+15°

South-facing, tilt=latitude
-15°

January

68

66

71

59

February

75

80

83

74

March

87

109

107

106

April

65

102

94

106

May

61

112

99

121

June

54

109

94

120

July

58

115

100

126

August

67

116

105

123

September

73

104

98

104

October

75

89

89

84

November

56

59

62

54

December

56

54

58

47

Annual

796

1116

1058

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