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Solar Energy in Alamo, TX

Solar Energy in Alamo

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Solar Panels in Alamo

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Alamo

The total length of the day in Alamo, TX today (January 22, 2020) will be 10 hours and 47 minutes. [More]

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Alamo, TX Solar Energy

Solar Power in Alamo, TX

Solar Energy Data in Alamo, TX

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Alamo, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Alamo

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

Alamo has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.02 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.7 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Alamo that are always titled at the latitude of Alamo (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.37 kWh/m2/day, or about 7% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.02 kWh/m2/day and approximately 14% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.7 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 Alamo

Solar Radiation Data in Alamo, TX

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Alamo, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Alamo

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

Solar Power Levels in Alamo

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Alamo

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 22, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:20 pm
    • Sunset: 12:08 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:44 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:47
Solar Energy Statistics for Alamo

Best Months for Solar in Alamo

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: June (6.15 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.91 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.84 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Alamo

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

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

Solar Power Output in Alamo

The Power of Solar in Alamo, TX

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Alamo, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Alamo

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Cost of Utilities in Alamo

Alamo Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Alamo averaged 11.97 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2019, which was about 7% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.84¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Alamo Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Texas averaged $21.13 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2019, which was approximately 67% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.62 per Mcf in October. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Alamo

Solar Energy Contractors in Alamo

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Alamo, TX.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Alamo

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Alamo, TX.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Alamo

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Alamo, TX.

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Weather Forecast for Alamo, TX [5]

Wed Jan 22
67°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 95%
Thu Jan 23
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 81°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jan 24
69°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 9%
Sat Jan 25
75°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 77°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 96%
Sun Jan 26
71°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 64°F
Max: 71°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 63%
Mon Jan 27
73°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Alamo

About Alamo

The city of Alamo, TX in Hidalgo County has an approximate population of 18,353. [6]

Alamo Solar Power

Alamo, TX Solar Energy

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

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