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Solar Energy in Rockdale, TX

Solar Energy in Rockdale

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Solar Panels in Rockdale

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Rockdale

The total length of the day in Rockdale, TX today (February 23, 2020) will be 11 hours and 21 minutes. [More]

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Rockdale, TX Solar Energy

Solar Power in Rockdale, TX

Solar Energy Data in Rockdale, TX

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Rockdale, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Rockdale

Based on historical Rockdale, 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 Rockdale. [1]

Rockdale has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.71 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.66 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Rockdale that are always titled at the latitude of Rockdale (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.17 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.71 kWh/m2/day and approximately 11% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.66 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 Rockdale

Solar Radiation Data in Rockdale, TX

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Rockdale, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Rockdale

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

Solar Power Levels in Rockdale

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Rockdale

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 23, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:00 pm
    • Sunset: 12:22 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:41 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:21
Solar Energy Statistics for Rockdale

Best Months for Solar in Rockdale

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (6.25 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.84 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.65 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Rockdale

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

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

Solar Power Output in Rockdale

The Power of Solar in Rockdale, TX

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Rockdale, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Rockdale

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Cost of Utilities in Rockdale

Rockdale Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Rockdale 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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Rockdale 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 Rockdale

Solar Energy Contractors in Rockdale

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Rockdale

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Rockdale

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

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Weather Forecast for Rockdale, TX [5]

Sun Feb 23
61°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 61°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 100%
Mon Feb 24
65°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 66°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Feb 25
63°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 45°F
Max: 63°F
Light breeze: 4 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Feb 26
46°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 36°F
Max: 49°F
Fresh Breeze: 17 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Feb 27
52°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 33°F
Max: 56°F
Light breeze: 6 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Feb 28
61°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 40°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Rockdale

About Rockdale

The city of Rockdale, TX in Milam County has an approximate population of 5,595. [6]

Rockdale Solar Power

Rockdale, TX Solar Energy

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

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The solar energy that strikes the Earth in one hour could provide all of the Earth's energy needs for a complete year.

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