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Solar Energy in Houston Acres, KY

Solar Energy in Houston Acres

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Solar Panels in Houston Acres

Solar panels in Houston Acres 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 Acres

The total length of the day in Houston Acres, KY today (May 15, 2021) will be 14 hours and 16 minutes. [More]

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Houston Acres, KY Solar Energy

Solar Power in Houston Acres, KY

Solar Energy Data in Houston Acres, KY

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Houston Acres, KY

Solar Radiation Data in Houston Acres

Based on historical Houston Acres, KY 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 Acres. [1]

Houston Acres has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.1 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Houston Acres that are always titled at the latitude of Houston Acres (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.68 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.1 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4 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 Acres

Solar Radiation Data in Houston Acres, KY

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Houston Acres, KY

Solar Radiation Data in Houston Acres

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

Solar Power Levels in Houston Acres

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Houston Acres

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 15, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 10:30 am
    • Sunset: 12:47 am
    • Solar Noon: 5:38 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:16
Solar Energy Statistics for Houston Acres

Best Months for Solar in Houston Acres

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (5.71 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.96 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.22 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Houston Acres

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

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

Solar Power Output in Houston Acres

The Power of Solar in Houston Acres, KY

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Houston Acres, KY

Solar Radiation Data in Houston Acres

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Cost of Utilities in Houston Acres

Houston Acres Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Houston Acres averaged 10.30 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2021, which was about 23% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.34¢/kWh in February. [3]

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Houston Acres Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Kentucky averaged $7.96 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2021, which was approximately 17% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.55 per Mcf in February. [4]

Weather Forecast for Houston Acres, KY [5]

Sat May 15
64°F
Light Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 69°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 81%
Sun May 16
57°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 60°F
Light breeze: 6 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon May 17
70°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue May 18
62°F
Light Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 65°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed May 19
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 94%
Thu May 20
79°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 60°F
Max: 79°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 47%

More about Houston Acres

About Houston Acres

The city of Houston Acres, KY in Jefferson County has an approximate population of 507. [6]

Houston Acres Solar Power

Houston Acres, KY Solar Energy

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

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