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Solar Energy in Balcones Heights, TX

Solar Energy in Balcones Heights

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Solar Panels in Balcones Heights

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Balcones Heights

The total length of the day in Balcones Heights, TX today (April 20, 2021) will be 13 hours and 03 minutes. [More]

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Balcones Heights, TX Solar Energy

Solar Power in Balcones Heights, TX

Solar Energy Data in Balcones Heights, TX

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Balcones Heights, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Balcones Heights

Based on historical Balcones Heights, 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 Balcones Heights. [1]

Balcones Heights has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.77 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.71 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Balcones Heights that are always titled at the latitude of Balcones Heights (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.22 kWh/m2/day, or about 9% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.77 kWh/m2/day and approximately 11% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.71 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 Balcones Heights

Solar Radiation Data in Balcones Heights, TX

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Balcones Heights, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Balcones Heights

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Solar Power Comparison: Balcones Heights vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Balcones Heights

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Balcones Heights 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 Balcones Heights

Sunrise / Sunset in Balcones Heights

  • Sunrise/Sunset for April 20, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:01 pm
    • Sunset: 1:04 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:32 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:03
Solar Energy Statistics for Balcones Heights

Best Months for Solar in Balcones Heights

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (6.19 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (5.76 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.6 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Balcones Heights

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

However, Balcones Heights is in Bexar County and Bexar County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Balcones Heights

The Power of Solar in Balcones Heights, TX

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Balcones Heights, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Balcones Heights

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Cost of Utilities in Balcones Heights

Balcones Heights Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Balcones Heights averaged 11.39 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in January 2021, which was about 10% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.69¢/kWh in January. [3]

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Balcones Heights Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Texas averaged $10.41 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in December 2020, which was approximately 7% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.74 per Mcf in December. [4]

Weather Forecast for Balcones Heights, TX [5]

Tue Apr 20
79°F
Few Clouds
Min: 52°F
Max: 82°F
Fresh Breeze: 20 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 31%
Cloud cover: 12%
Wed Apr 21
64°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 44°F
Max: 70°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 25%
Cloud cover: 59%
Thu Apr 22
59°F
Light Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 61°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 100%
Fri Apr 23
73°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 89%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Apr 24
84°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 86°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 23%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Apr 25
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 58°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Balcones Heights

About Balcones Heights

The city of Balcones Heights, TX in Bexar County has an approximate population of 2,941. [6]

Balcones Heights Solar Power

Balcones Heights, TX Solar Energy

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

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