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Solar Energy in Pharr, TX

Solar Energy in Pharr

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Solar Panels in Pharr

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Pharr

The total length of the day in Pharr, TX today (February 23, 2020) will be 11 hours and 30 minutes. [More]

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Pharr, TX Solar Energy

Solar Power in Pharr, TX

Solar Energy Data in Pharr, TX

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Pharr, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Pharr

Based on historical Pharr, 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 Pharr. [1]

Pharr has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.02 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.7 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Pharr that are always titled at the latitude of Pharr (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.37 kWh/m2/day, or about 7% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.02 kWh/m2/day and approximately 14% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.7 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 Pharr

Solar Radiation Data in Pharr, TX

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Pharr, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Pharr

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

Solar Power Levels in Pharr

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Pharr

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 23, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:00 pm
    • Sunset: 12:31 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:45 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:30
Solar Energy Statistics for Pharr

Best Months for Solar in Pharr

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: June (6.15 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.91 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.84 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Pharr

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

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

Solar Power Output in Pharr

The Power of Solar in Pharr, TX

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Pharr, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Pharr

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Cost of Utilities in Pharr

Pharr Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Pharr averaged 12.21 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in November 2019, which was about 6% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.04¢/kWh in November. [3]

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Pharr Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Texas averaged $9.98 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in November 2019, which was approximately 6% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.43 per Mcf in November. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Pharr

Solar Energy Contractors in Pharr

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Pharr

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Pharr

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

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Weather Forecast for Pharr, TX [5]

Sun Feb 23
72°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 68°F
Max: 72°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 72%
Mon Feb 24
78°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 68°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 47%
Tue Feb 25
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 67°F
Max: 79°F
Gentle Breeze: 7 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Feb 26
58°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 62°F
Fresh Breeze: 18 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 1%
Thu Feb 27
61°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 66°F
Light breeze: 5 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 30%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Feb 28
69°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 53°F
Max: 72°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Pharr

About Pharr

The city of Pharr, TX in Hidalgo County has an approximate population of 70,400. [6]

Pharr Solar Power

Pharr, TX Solar Energy

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

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