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Solar Energy in Benjamin, TX

Solar Energy in Benjamin

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Solar Panels in Benjamin

Solar panels in Benjamin that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Benjamin

The total length of the day in Benjamin, TX today (May 31, 2020) will be 14 hours and 15 minutes. [More]

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Benjamin, TX Solar Energy

Solar Power in Benjamin, TX

Solar Energy Data in Benjamin, TX

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Benjamin, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Benjamin

Based on historical Benjamin, TX data, solar panels that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output in Benjamin. [1]

Benjamin has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.09 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 13% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.83 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Benjamin that are always titled at the latitude of Benjamin (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.82 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.09 kWh/m2/day and approximately 0% less than the average monthly DNI of 5.83 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 Benjamin

Solar Radiation Data in Benjamin, TX

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Benjamin, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Benjamin

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

Solar Power Levels in Benjamin

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Benjamin

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 31, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:29 am
    • Sunset: 1:44 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:37 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:15
Solar Energy Statistics for Benjamin

Best Months for Solar in Benjamin

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (6.59 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.17 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.22 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Benjamin

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

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

Solar Power Output in Benjamin

The Power of Solar in Benjamin, TX

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Benjamin, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Benjamin

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Cost of Utilities in Benjamin

Benjamin Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Benjamin averaged 12.09 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in March 2020, which was about 8% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.08¢/kWh in March. [3]

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Benjamin Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Texas averaged $9.39 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2020, which was approximately 5% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.86 per Mcf in March. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Benjamin, TX [5]

Sun May 31
80°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 72°F
Max: 80°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Jun 1
82°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 67°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Jun 2
86°F
Light Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 22%
Wed Jun 3
89°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 72°F
Max: 94°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 50%
Thu Jun 4
95°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 99°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jun 5
93°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 71°F
Max: 98°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Benjamin

About Benjamin

The city of Benjamin, TX in Knox County has an approximate population of 258. [6]

Benjamin Solar Power

Benjamin, TX Solar Energy

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

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