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Solar Energy in Edinburg, TX

Solar Energy in Edinburg

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Solar Panels in Edinburg

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Edinburg

The total length of the day in Edinburg, TX today (August 12, 2020) will be 13 hours and 06 minutes. [More]

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Edinburg, TX Solar Energy

Solar Power in Edinburg, TX

Solar Energy Data in Edinburg, TX

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Edinburg, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Edinburg

Based on historical Edinburg, 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 Edinburg. [1]

Edinburg has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.05 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.99 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Edinburg that are always titled at the latitude of Edinburg (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.42 kWh/m2/day, or about 7% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.05 kWh/m2/day and approximately 9% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.99 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 Edinburg

Solar Radiation Data in Edinburg, TX

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Edinburg, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Edinburg

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

Solar Power Levels in Edinburg

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Edinburg

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 12, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:04 pm
    • Sunset: 1:10 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:37 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:06
Solar Energy Statistics for Edinburg

Best Months for Solar in Edinburg

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (6.21 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (6.4 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.93 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Edinburg

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

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

Solar Power Output in Edinburg

The Power of Solar in Edinburg, TX

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Edinburg, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Edinburg

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Cost of Utilities in Edinburg

Edinburg Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Edinburg 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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Edinburg 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 Edinburg, TX [5]

Wed Aug 12
94°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 79°F
Max: 97°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 3%
Thu Aug 13
95°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 78°F
Max: 99°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Aug 14
94°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 79°F
Max: 99°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Aug 15
96°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 78°F
Max: 99°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Aug 16
95°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 79°F
Max: 99°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 99%
Mon Aug 17
93°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 81°F
Max: 97°F
Light breeze: 5 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 100%

More about Edinburg

About Edinburg

The city of Edinburg, TX in Hidalgo County has an approximate population of 77,100. [6]

Edinburg Solar Power

Edinburg, TX Solar Energy

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

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