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Solar Energy in San Marcos, TX

Solar Energy in San Marcos

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Solar Panels in San Marcos

Solar panels in San Marcos that will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in San Marcos

The total length of the day in San Marcos, TX today (December 04, 2021) will be 10 hours and 22 minutes. [More]

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San Marcos, TX Solar Energy

Solar Power in San Marcos, TX

Solar Energy Data in San Marcos, TX

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for San Marcos, TX

Solar Radiation Data in San Marcos

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* 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 San Marcos

Solar Radiation Data in San Marcos, TX

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in San Marcos.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for San Marcos, TX

Solar Radiation Data in San Marcos

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Solar Power Comparison: San Marcos vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in San Marcos

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average San Marcos 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 San Marcos

Sunrise / Sunset in San Marcos

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 04, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:11 pm
    • Sunset: 11:33 pm
    • Solar Noon: 6:22 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:22
Solar Energy Statistics for San Marcos

Best Months for Solar in San Marcos

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

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in San Marcos

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

However, San Marcos is in Hays County and Hays County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in San Marcos

The Power of Solar in San Marcos, TX

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for San Marcos, TX

Solar Radiation Data in San Marcos

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Cost of Utilities in San Marcos

San Marcos Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in San Marcos averaged 12.24 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2021, which was about 14% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 14.19¢/kWh in September. [3]

Solar Power Poll: San Marcos

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San Marcos Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Texas averaged $25.14 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2021, which was approximately 24% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $20.22 per Mcf in September. [4]

Weather Forecast for San Marcos, TX [5]

Sat Dec 4
71°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 73°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 91%
Sun Dec 5
74°F
Light Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 75°F
Moderate breeze: 16 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 99%
Mon Dec 6
59°F
Light Rain
Min: 54°F
Max: 70°F
Fresh Breeze: 22 mps N
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 100%
Tue Dec 7
65°F
Light Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 11 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 82%
Wed Dec 8
78°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 58°F
Max: 78°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 27%
Cloud cover: 60%
Thu Dec 9
76°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 55°F
Max: 80°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about San Marcos

About San Marcos

The city of San Marcos, TX in Hays County has an approximate population of 44,894. [6]

San Marcos Solar Power

San Marcos, TX Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

About half of the sun's energy is absorbed by the Earth's surface; about 30 percent is reflected back from the surface.

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