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Solar Energy in Rockport, TX

Solar Energy in Rockport

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Solar Panels in Rockport

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Rockport

The total length of the day in Rockport, TX today (October 31, 2020) will be 11 hours and 04 minutes. [More]

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Rockport, TX Solar Energy

Solar Power in Rockport, TX

Solar Energy Data in Rockport, TX

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Rockport, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Rockport

Based on historical Rockport, 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 Rockport. [1]

Rockport has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.88 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.57 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Rockport that are always titled at the latitude of Rockport (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.28 kWh/m2/day, or about 8% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.88 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.57 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 Rockport

Solar Radiation Data in Rockport, TX

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Rockport, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Rockport

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

Solar Power Levels in Rockport

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Rockport

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 31, 2020 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:39 pm
    • Sunset: 11:43 pm
    • Solar Noon: 6:11 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:04
Solar Energy Statistics for Rockport

Best Months for Solar in Rockport

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (6.17 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.78 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.74 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Rockport

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

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

Solar Power Output in Rockport

The Power of Solar in Rockport, TX

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Rockport, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Rockport

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Cost of Utilities in Rockport

Rockport Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Rockport averaged 11.74 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2020, which was about 12% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.31¢/kWh in August. [3]

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Rockport Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Texas averaged $19.91 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July 2020, which was approximately 13% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.57 per Mcf in July. [4]

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Weather Forecast for Rockport, TX [5]

Sat Oct 31
65°F
Few Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 68°F
Light breeze: 6 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 19%
Sun Nov 1
72°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 65°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 33%
Mon Nov 2
64°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 65°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Nov 3
69°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 4%
Wed Nov 4
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 70°F
Max: 75°F
Gentle Breeze: 9 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 8%
Thu Nov 5
75°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 71°F
Max: 75°F
Light breeze: 6 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 57%

More about Rockport

About Rockport

The city of Rockport, TX in Aransas County has an approximate population of 8,766. [6]

Rockport Solar Power

Rockport, TX Solar Energy

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

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