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Solar Energy in Penitas, TX

Solar Energy in Penitas

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Solar Panels in Penitas

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Penitas

The total length of the day in Penitas, TX today (July 17, 2019) will be 13 hours and 35 minutes. [More]

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Penitas, TX Solar Energy

Solar Power in Penitas, TX

Solar Energy Data in Penitas, TX

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Penitas, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Penitas

Based on historical Penitas, 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 Penitas. [1]

Penitas has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.1 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.87 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Penitas that are always titled at the latitude of Penitas (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.47 kWh/m2/day, or about 7% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.1 kWh/m2/day and approximately 12% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.87 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 Penitas

Solar Radiation Data in Penitas, TX

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Penitas, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Penitas

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

Solar Power Levels in Penitas

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Penitas

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 17, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:52 am
    • Sunset: 1:27 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:40 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:35
Solar Energy Statistics for Penitas

Best Months for Solar in Penitas

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (6.34 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (6.08 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.94 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Penitas

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

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

Solar Power Output in Penitas

The Power of Solar in Penitas, TX

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Penitas, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Penitas

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Cost of Utilities in Penitas

Penitas Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Penitas averaged 12.01 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2019, which was about 9% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.26¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Penitas Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Texas averaged $10.51 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2019, which was approximately 4% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.92 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Penitas

Solar Energy Contractors in Penitas

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Penitas

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Penitas

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

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Weather Forecast for Penitas, TX [5]

Wed Jul 17
99°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 81°F
Max: 100°F
Gale: 18 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 100%
Thu Jul 18
98°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 79°F
Max: 100°F
Gale: 17 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jul 19
97°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 77°F
Max: 99°F
Gale: 18 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 2%
Sat Jul 20
97°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 77°F
Max: 99°F
Gale: 18 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 2%
Sun Jul 21
98°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 75°F
Max: 99°F
High wind, near gale: 15 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 6%
Mon Jul 22
97°F
Light Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 99°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 47%

More about Penitas

About Penitas

The city of Penitas, TX in Hidalgo County has an approximate population of 4,403. [6]

Penitas Solar Power

Penitas, TX Solar Energy

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

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