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Solar Energy in Buffalo Gap, TX

Solar Energy in Buffalo Gap

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Solar Panels in Buffalo Gap

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Buffalo Gap

The total length of the day in Buffalo Gap, TX today (October 31, 2020) will be 10 hours and 52 minutes. [More]

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Buffalo Gap, TX Solar Energy

Solar Power in Buffalo Gap, TX

Solar Energy Data in Buffalo Gap, TX

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Buffalo Gap, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Buffalo Gap

Based on historical Buffalo Gap, 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 Buffalo Gap. [1]

Buffalo Gap has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.07 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 10% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.66 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Buffalo Gap that are always titled at the latitude of Buffalo Gap (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.73 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.07 kWh/m2/day and approximately 1% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.66 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 Buffalo Gap

Solar Radiation Data in Buffalo Gap, TX

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Buffalo Gap.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Buffalo Gap, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Buffalo Gap

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Solar Power Comparison: Buffalo Gap vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Buffalo Gap

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Buffalo Gap 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 Buffalo Gap

Sunrise / Sunset in Buffalo Gap

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 31, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:56 pm
    • Sunset: 11:49 pm
    • Solar Noon: 6:22 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:52
Solar Energy Statistics for Buffalo Gap

Best Months for Solar in Buffalo Gap

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: May (6.45 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.72 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.01 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Buffalo Gap

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

However, Buffalo Gap is in Taylor County and Taylor County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Buffalo Gap

The Power of Solar in Buffalo Gap, TX

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Buffalo Gap, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Buffalo Gap

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Cost of Utilities in Buffalo Gap

Buffalo Gap Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Buffalo Gap averaged 11.74 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2020, which was about 12% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.31¢/kWh in August. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Buffalo Gap

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Buffalo Gap Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Texas averaged $19.91 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July 2020, which was approximately 13% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.57 per Mcf in July. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Buffalo Gap, TX [5]

Sat Oct 31
61°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 45°F
Max: 72°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 72%
Sun Nov 1
62°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 51°F
Max: 65°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 32%
Mon Nov 2
63°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 44°F
Max: 68°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 29%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Nov 3
64°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 70°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 81%
Wed Nov 4
70°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 75°F
Fresh Breeze: 22 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 67%
Thu Nov 5
73°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 56°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Buffalo Gap

About Buffalo Gap

The town of Buffalo Gap, TX in Taylor County has an approximate population of 464. [6]

Buffalo Gap Solar Power

Buffalo Gap, TX Solar Energy

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

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