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Solar Energy in Decatur, TX

Solar Energy in Decatur

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Solar Panels in Decatur

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Decatur

The total length of the day in Decatur, TX today (January 22, 2020) will be 10 hours and 21 minutes. [More]

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Decatur, TX Solar Energy

Solar Power in Decatur, TX

Solar Energy Data in Decatur, TX

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Decatur, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Decatur

Based on historical Decatur, 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 Decatur. [1]

Decatur has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.81 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 8% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.24 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Decatur that are always titled at the latitude of Decatur (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.43 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.81 kWh/m2/day and approximately 4% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.24 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 Decatur

Solar Radiation Data in Decatur, TX

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Decatur, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Decatur

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

Solar Power Levels in Decatur

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Decatur

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 22, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:31 pm
    • Sunset: 11:52 pm
    • Solar Noon: 6:41 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:21
Solar Energy Statistics for Decatur

Best Months for Solar in Decatur

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (6.34 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.68 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.94 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Decatur

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

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

Solar Power Output in Decatur

The Power of Solar in Decatur, TX

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Decatur, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Decatur

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Cost of Utilities in Decatur

Decatur Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Decatur averaged 11.97 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2019, which was about 7% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.84¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Decatur Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Texas averaged $21.13 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2019, which was approximately 67% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.62 per Mcf in October. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Decatur

Solar Energy Contractors in Decatur

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Decatur, TX.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Decatur

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Decatur, TX.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Decatur

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Decatur, TX.

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Weather Forecast for Decatur, TX [5]

Wed Jan 22
42°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 40°F
Max: 52°F
Fresh Breeze: 22 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Jan 23
52°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 57°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 86%
Fri Jan 24
57°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 62°F
Light breeze: 5 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Jan 25
58°F
Light Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 61°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 58%
Sun Jan 26
53°F
Light Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 53°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 82%
Mon Jan 27
53°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 48°F
Max: 59°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 67%

More about Decatur

About Decatur

The city of Decatur, TX in Wise County has an approximate population of 6,042. [6]

Decatur Solar Power

Decatur, TX Solar Energy

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

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