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Solar Energy in Odessa, TX

Solar Energy in Odessa

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Solar Panels in Odessa

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Odessa

The total length of the day in Odessa, TX today (July 11, 2020) will be 14 hours and 04 minutes. [More]

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Odessa, TX Solar Energy

Solar Power in Odessa, TX

Solar Energy Data in Odessa, TX

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Odessa, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Odessa

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

Odessa has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.48 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 Odessa that are always titled at the latitude of Odessa (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.22 kWh/m2/day, or about 14% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.48 kWh/m2/day and approximately 3% 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 Odessa

Solar Radiation Data in Odessa, TX

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Odessa, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Odessa

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

Solar Power Levels in Odessa

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Odessa

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 11, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:52 am
    • Sunset: 1:57 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:55 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:04
Solar Energy Statistics for Odessa

Best Months for Solar in Odessa

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: April (6.97 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (7.49 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.51 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Odessa

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

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

Solar Power Output in Odessa

The Power of Solar in Odessa, TX

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Odessa, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Odessa

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Cost of Utilities in Odessa

Odessa Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Odessa averaged 12.30 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2020, which was about 7% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.28¢/kWh in April. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Odessa

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Odessa Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Texas averaged $13.30 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2020, which was approximately 25% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.68 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Odessa, TX [5]

Sat Jul 11
98°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 79°F
Max: 104°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 21%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Jul 12
101°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 79°F
Max: 105°F
Gentle Breeze: 12 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 12%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Jul 13
102°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 81°F
Max: 106°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 12%
Cloud cover: 52%
Tue Jul 14
104°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 83°F
Max: 108°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 11%
Cloud cover: 50%
Wed Jul 15
101°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 83°F
Max: 105°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 15%
Cloud cover: 39%
Thu Jul 16
96°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 77°F
Max: 99°F
Fresh Breeze: 19 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 19%
Cloud cover: 66%

More about Odessa

About Odessa

The city of Odessa, TX in Ector County has an approximate population of 99,940. [6]

Odessa Solar Power

Odessa, TX Solar Energy

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

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