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Solar Energy in Midland, TX

Solar Energy in Midland

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Solar Panels in Midland

Solar panels in Midland that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Midland

The total length of the day in Midland, TX today (January 22, 2021) will be 10 hours and 27 minutes. [More]

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Midland, TX Solar Energy

Solar Power in Midland, TX

Solar Energy Data in Midland, TX

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Midland, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Midland

Based on historical Midland, TX data, solar panels that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output in Midland. [1]

Midland has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.46 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 15% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.43 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Midland that are always titled at the latitude of Midland (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.19 kWh/m2/day, or about 13% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.46 kWh/m2/day and approximately 4% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.43 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 Midland

Solar Radiation Data in Midland, TX

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Midland, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Midland

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

Solar Power Levels in Midland

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Midland

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 22, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:46 pm
    • Sunset: 12:13 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:00 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:27
Solar Energy Statistics for Midland

Best Months for Solar in Midland

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (6.99 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (7.51 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.51 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Midland

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

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

Solar Power Output in Midland

The Power of Solar in Midland, TX

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Midland, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Midland

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Cost of Utilities in Midland

Midland Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Midland averaged 11.89 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2020, which was about 13% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.60¢/kWh in October. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Midland

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Midland Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Texas averaged $21.75 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2020, which was approximately 76% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.35 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Midland, TX [5]

Fri Jan 22
58°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 42°F
Max: 63°F
Light breeze: 3 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Jan 23
63°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 68°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Jan 24
65°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 69°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 39%
Mon Jan 25
53°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 44°F
Max: 58°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Jan 26
54°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 42°F
Max: 57°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Jan 27
53°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 44°F
Max: 57°F
Fresh Breeze: 21 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 37%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Midland

About Midland

The city of Midland, TX in Midland County has an approximate population of 111,147. [6]

Midland Solar Power

Midland, TX Solar Energy

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

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