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Solar Energy in Palm Valley, TX

Solar Energy in Palm Valley

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Solar Panels in Palm Valley

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Palm Valley

The total length of the day in Palm Valley, TX today (May 20, 2019) will be 13 hours and 31 minutes. [More]

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Palm Valley, TX Solar Energy

Solar Power in Palm Valley, TX

Solar Energy Data in Palm Valley, TX

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Palm Valley, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Palm Valley

Based on historical Palm Valley, 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 Palm Valley. [1]

Palm Valley has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.94 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 9% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.53 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Palm Valley that are always titled at the latitude of Palm Valley (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.26 kWh/m2/day, or about 6% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.94 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.53 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 Palm Valley

Solar Radiation Data in Palm Valley, TX

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Palm Valley.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Palm Valley, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Palm Valley

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Solar Power Comparison: Palm Valley vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Palm Valley

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Palm Valley 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 Palm Valley

Sunrise / Sunset in Palm Valley

  • Sunrise/Sunset for May 20, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:41 am
    • Sunset: 1:13 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:27 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:31
Solar Energy Statistics for Palm Valley

Best Months for Solar in Palm Valley

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: June (6.08 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (5.76 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.76 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Palm Valley

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

However, Palm Valley is in Cameron County and Cameron County has at least 33 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Palm Valley

The Power of Solar in Palm Valley, TX

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Palm Valley, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Palm Valley

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Cost of Utilities in Palm Valley

Palm Valley Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Palm Valley averaged 11.68 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in February 2019, which was about 8% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.70¢/kWh in February. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Palm Valley

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Palm Valley Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Texas averaged $8.27 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in February 2019, which was approximately 13% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.49 per Mcf in February. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Palm Valley

Solar Energy Contractors in Palm Valley

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

Our search for solar contractors companies located in Palm Valley produced no matches.

Solar Energy Equipment in Palm Valley

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Palm Valley

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

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Weather Forecast for Palm Valley, TX [5]

Sun May 19
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 81°F
Max: 81°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 1%
Mon May 20
95°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 80°F
Max: 95°F
Storm: 25 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 51%
Tue May 21
95°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 79°F
Max: 98°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed May 22
95°F
Few Clouds
Min: 79°F
Max: 96°F
Severe Gale: 22 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 11%
Thu May 23
93°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 79°F
Max: 96°F
Severe Gale: 20 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 75%
Fri May 24
91°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 76°F
Max: 93°F
Gale: 19 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 57%

More about Palm Valley

About Palm Valley

The city of Palm Valley, TX in Cameron County has an approximate population of 1,304. [6]

Palm Valley Solar Power

Palm Valley, TX Solar Energy

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

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