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Solar Energy in Houston, DE

Solar Energy in Houston

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Solar Panels in Houston

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Houston

The total length of the day in Houston, DE today (May 17, 2021) will be 14 hours and 23 minutes. [More]

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Houston, DE Solar Energy

Solar Power in Houston, DE

Solar Energy Data in Houston, DE

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Houston, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Houston

Based on historical Houston, DE data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Houston. [1]

Houston has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.14 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.13 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Houston that are always titled at the latitude of Houston (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.85 kWh/m2/day, or about 17% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.14 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.13 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.

Solar Radiation Levels in Houston

Solar Radiation Data in Houston, DE

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Houston, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Houston

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

Solar Power Levels in Houston

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Houston

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 17, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 9:46 am
    • Sunset: 12:10 am
    • Solar Noon: 4:58 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:23
Solar Energy Statistics for Houston

Best Months for Solar in Houston

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (5.61 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.71 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.04 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Houston

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

However, Houston is in Kent County and Kent County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Houston

The Power of Solar in Houston, DE

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Houston, DE

Solar Radiation Data in Houston

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Cost of Utilities in Houston

Houston Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Houston averaged 11.99 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2021, which was about 10% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.34¢/kWh in February. [3]

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Houston Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Delaware averaged $11.19 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2021, which was approximately 17% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.55 per Mcf in February. [4]

Weather Forecast for Houston, DE [5]

Mon May 17
65°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 52°F
Max: 71°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue May 18
71°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 74°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed May 19
73°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 56°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 92%
Thu May 20
77°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 59°F
Max: 82°F
Light breeze: 6 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri May 21
67°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 60°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat May 22
73°F
Light Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 96%

More about Houston

About Houston

The town of Houston, DE in Kent County has an approximate population of 374. [6]

Houston Solar Power

Houston, DE Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

About half of the sun's energy is absorbed by the Earth's surface; about 30 percent is reflected back from the surface.

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