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Solar Energy in Vidor, TX

Solar Energy in Vidor

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Solar Panels in Vidor

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Vidor

The total length of the day in Vidor, TX today (December 12, 2019) will be 10 hours and 14 minutes. [More]

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Vidor, TX Solar Energy

Solar Power in Vidor, TX

Solar Energy Data in Vidor, TX

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Vidor, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Vidor

Based on historical Vidor, 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 Vidor. [1]

Vidor has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.52 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.22 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Vidor that are always titled at the latitude of Vidor (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.94 kWh/m2/day, or about 9% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.52 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.22 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 Vidor

Solar Radiation Data in Vidor, TX

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Vidor, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Vidor

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

Solar Power Levels in Vidor

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Vidor

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 12, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:02 pm
    • Sunset: 11:16 pm
    • Solar Noon: 6:09 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:14
Solar Energy Statistics for Vidor

Best Months for Solar in Vidor

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (5.64 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (4.79 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.08 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Vidor

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

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

Solar Power Output in Vidor

The Power of Solar in Vidor, TX

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Vidor, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Vidor

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Cost of Utilities in Vidor

Vidor Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Vidor averaged 11.85 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2019, which was about 10% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.17¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Vidor Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Texas averaged $22.40 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2019, which was approximately 26% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.81 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Vidor

Solar Energy Contractors in Vidor

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Vidor

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Vidor

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

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Weather Forecast for Vidor, TX [5]

Thu Dec 12
61°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 53°F
Max: 65°F
Calm: 2 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 63%
Fri Dec 13
67°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 54°F
Max: 67°F
: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 26%
Sat Dec 14
65°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 68°F
Light breeze: 4 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Dec 15
73°F
Light Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 73°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 53%
Mon Dec 16
79°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 79°F
Moderate breeze: 17 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 92%
Tue Dec 17
51°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 53°F
Moderate breeze: 15 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Vidor

About Vidor

The city of Vidor, TX in Orange County has an approximate population of 10,579. [6]

Vidor Solar Power

Vidor, TX Solar Energy

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

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