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Solar Energy in Thompsons, TX

Solar Energy in Thompsons

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Solar Panels in Thompsons

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Thompsons

The total length of the day in Thompsons, TX today (June 16, 2021) will be 14 hours and 02 minutes. [More]

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Thompsons, TX Solar Energy

Solar Power in Thompsons, TX

Solar Energy Data in Thompsons, TX

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Thompsons, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Thompsons

Based on historical Thompsons, 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 Thompsons. [1]

Thompsons has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.61 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 8% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.26 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Thompsons that are always titled at the latitude of Thompsons (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.02 kWh/m2/day, or about 9% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.61 kWh/m2/day and approximately 18% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.26 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 Thompsons

Solar Radiation Data in Thompsons, TX

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Thompsons, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Thompsons

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

Solar Power Levels in Thompsons

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Thompsons

  • Sunrise/Sunset for June 16, 2021 [2]
    • Sunrise: 11:22 am
    • Sunset: 1:24 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:23 pm
    • Length of Day: 14:02
Solar Energy Statistics for Thompsons

Best Months for Solar in Thompsons

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: May (5.75 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (5.01 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.3 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Thompsons

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

However, Thompsons is in Fort Bend County and Fort Bend County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Thompsons

The Power of Solar in Thompsons, TX

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Thompsons, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Thompsons

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Cost of Utilities in Thompsons

Thompsons Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Thompsons averaged 11.49 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in March 2021, which was about 14% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.29¢/kWh in March. [3]

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Thompsons Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Texas averaged $9.80 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in March 2021, which was approximately 7% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $10.55 per Mcf in March. [4]

Weather Forecast for Thompsons, TX [5]

Wed Jun 16
87°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 92°F
Gentle Breeze: 10 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 50%
Thu Jun 17
91°F
Light Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 93°F
Moderate breeze: 12 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Jun 18
88°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 73°F
Max: 91°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 34%
Sat Jun 19
87°F
Few Clouds
Min: 71°F
Max: 90°F
Gentle Breeze: 8 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 53%
Cloud cover: 19%
Sun Jun 20
91°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 91°F
Moderate breeze: 14 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 10%
Mon Jun 21
91°F
Light Rain
Min: 78°F
Max: 91°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 29%

More about Thompsons

About Thompsons

The town of Thompsons, TX in Fort Bend County has an approximate population of 246. [6]

Thompsons Solar Power

Thompsons, TX Solar Energy

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

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