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Solar Energy in Castle Hills, TX

Solar Energy in Castle Hills

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Solar Panels in Castle Hills

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Castle Hills

The total length of the day in Castle Hills, TX today (August 08, 2020) will be 13 hours and 19 minutes. [More]

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Castle Hills, TX Solar Energy

Solar Power in Castle Hills, TX

Solar Energy Data in Castle Hills, TX

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Castle Hills, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Castle Hills

Based on historical Castle Hills, 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 Castle Hills. [1]

Castle Hills has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.73 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.65 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Castle Hills that are always titled at the latitude of Castle Hills (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.18 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.73 kWh/m2/day and approximately 11% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.65 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 Castle Hills

Solar Radiation Data in Castle Hills, TX

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Castle Hills.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Castle Hills, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Castle Hills

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Solar Power Comparison: Castle Hills vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Castle Hills

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Castle Hills 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 Castle Hills

Sunrise / Sunset in Castle Hills

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 08, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:59 am
    • Sunset: 1:19 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:39 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:19
Solar Energy Statistics for Castle Hills

Best Months for Solar in Castle Hills

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (6.15 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (5.69 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.53 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Castle Hills

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

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

Solar Power Output in Castle Hills

The Power of Solar in Castle Hills, TX

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Castle Hills, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Castle Hills

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Cost of Utilities in Castle Hills

Castle Hills Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Castle Hills averaged 11.98 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2020, which was about 9% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.14¢/kWh in May. [3]

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Castle Hills Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Texas averaged $16.05 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2020, which was approximately 35% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $11.85 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Castle Hills, TX [5]

Sat Aug 8
87°F
Few Clouds
Min: 82°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 20%
Sun Aug 9
94°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 76°F
Max: 98°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Aug 10
94°F
Few Clouds
Min: 76°F
Max: 99°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 22%
Tue Aug 11
94°F
Few Clouds
Min: 76°F
Max: 99°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 12%
Wed Aug 12
95°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 77°F
Max: 101°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 1%
Thu Aug 13
95°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 77°F
Max: 100°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Castle Hills

About Castle Hills

The city of Castle Hills, TX in Bexar County has an approximate population of 4,116. [6]

Castle Hills Solar Power

Castle Hills, TX Solar Energy

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

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It takes light about 8 minutes, 19 seconds to travel the 93,000,000 miles from the sun's surface to us on Earth.

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