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Solar Energy in Brownwood, TX

Solar Energy in Brownwood

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Solar Panels in Brownwood

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Brownwood

The total length of the day in Brownwood, TX today (September 26, 2020) will be 11 hours and 58 minutes. [More]

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Brownwood, TX Solar Energy

Solar Power in Brownwood, TX

Solar Energy Data in Brownwood, TX

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Brownwood, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Brownwood

Based on historical Brownwood, 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 Brownwood. [1]

Brownwood has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 9% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.48 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Brownwood that are always titled at the latitude of Brownwood (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.6 kWh/m2/day, or about 12% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5 kWh/m2/day and approximately 2% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.48 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 Brownwood

Solar Radiation Data in Brownwood, TX

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Brownwood, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Brownwood

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

Solar Power Levels in Brownwood

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Brownwood

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 26, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:27 pm
    • Sunset: 12:26 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:26 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:58
Solar Energy Statistics for Brownwood

Best Months for Solar in Brownwood

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (6.37 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.72 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.99 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Brownwood

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

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

Solar Power Output in Brownwood

The Power of Solar in Brownwood, TX

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Brownwood, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Brownwood

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Cost of Utilities in Brownwood

Brownwood Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Brownwood averaged 11.99 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2020, which was about 10% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in June. [3]

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Brownwood Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Texas averaged $18.99 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2020, which was approximately 24% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.37 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Brownwood, TX [5]

Sat Sep 26
83°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 65°F
Max: 87°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 3%
Sun Sep 27
89°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 70°F
Max: 96°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 28
72°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 62°F
Max: 76°F
Fresh Breeze: 21 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 7%
Tue Sep 29
77°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 80°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 18%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 30
85°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 17%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Oct 1
87°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 89°F
Light breeze: 6 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Brownwood

About Brownwood

The city of Brownwood, TX in Brown County has an approximate population of 19,288. [6]

Brownwood Solar Power

Brownwood, TX Solar Energy

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

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