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Solar Energy in Port Aransas, TX

Solar Energy in Port Aransas

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Solar Panels in Port Aransas

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Port Aransas

The total length of the day in Port Aransas, TX today (August 07, 2020) will be 13 hours and 17 minutes. [More]

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Port Aransas, TX Solar Energy

Solar Power in Port Aransas, TX

Solar Energy Data in Port Aransas, TX

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Port Aransas, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Port Aransas

Based on historical Port Aransas, 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 Port Aransas. [1]

Port Aransas has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.94 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.64 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Port Aransas that are always titled at the latitude of Port Aransas (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.34 kWh/m2/day, or about 8% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.94 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.64 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 Port Aransas

Solar Radiation Data in Port Aransas, TX

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Port Aransas.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Port Aransas, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Port Aransas

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Solar Power Comparison: Port Aransas vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Port Aransas

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Port Aransas 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 Port Aransas

Sunrise / Sunset in Port Aransas

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 07, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:55 am
    • Sunset: 1:12 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:33 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:17
Solar Energy Statistics for Port Aransas

Best Months for Solar in Port Aransas

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (6.2 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (5.8 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.84 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Port Aransas

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

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

Solar Power Output in Port Aransas

The Power of Solar in Port Aransas, TX

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Port Aransas, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Port Aransas

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Cost of Utilities in Port Aransas

Port Aransas Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Port Aransas averaged 11.98 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2020, which was about 9% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.14¢/kWh in May. [3]

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Port Aransas Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Texas averaged $16.05 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2020, which was approximately 35% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $11.85 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Port Aransas, TX [5]

Fri Aug 7
86°F
Few Clouds
Min: 84°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 20%
Sat Aug 8
85°F
Light Rain
Min: 83°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 1%
Sun Aug 9
86°F
Light Rain
Min: 84°F
Max: 86°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 3%
Mon Aug 10
86°F
Light Rain
Min: 84°F
Max: 86°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 6%
Tue Aug 11
85°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 84°F
Max: 86°F
Moderate breeze: 13 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 9%
Wed Aug 12
85°F
Light Rain
Min: 84°F
Max: 85°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 26%

More about Port Aransas

About Port Aransas

The city of Port Aransas, TX in Nueces County has an approximate population of 3,480. [6]

Port Aransas Solar Power

Port Aransas, TX Solar Energy

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

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