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Solar Energy in Houston Acres, KY

Solar Energy in Houston Acres

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Houston Acres with an average of 5.96 kWh/m2/day. [More]

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 27, 2022) will be 14 hours and 34 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]

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

Houston Acres, KY has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.85 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Houston Acres is August with an average of 5.96 kWh/m2/day, followed by September at 5.82 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.79 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Houston Acres (Kentucky) are January with an average of 3.36 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.37 kWh/m2/day and February at 3.96 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Houston Acres

The average monthly solar radiation level in Houston Acres, KY, of 4.85 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 23% greater than the average level of 3.93 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 27% less than the average level of 6.61 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: Houston Acres 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 27, 2022 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:22 am
    • Sunset: 8:56 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:34
Solar Energy Statistics for Houston Acres

Best Months for Solar in Houston Acres

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.96 kWh/m2/day)
    • 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

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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

Houston Acres (KY) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5445.29 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Houston Acres is August with an average of 547.22 kWhac, followed by September at 520.33 kWhac and June at 518.91 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Houston Acres (Kentucky) are December with an average of 342.14 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 346.48 kWhac and February at 359.65 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Houston Acres

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Houston Acres Natural Gas Costs

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Weather Forecast for Houston Acres, KY [5]

Fri May 27
65°F
Light Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 67°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 81%
Sat May 28
72°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 76°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun May 29
81°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 38%
Mon May 30
86°F
Few Clouds
Min: 64°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 20%
Tue May 31
89°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 69°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jun 1
88°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 88°F
Light breeze: 5 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 17%

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.

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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