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Solar Power in Texas
Solar Energy Levels in Texas
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Solar Radiation in Texas
Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Texas solar radiation levels compare to average levels in an area with historcially high levels (NV) and one with historically low levels (WA). 
→ k/m/d = kWh/m2/day = kilowatt hours per square meter per day.
→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).
→ Texas values listed here are based on the capital, Austin.
Solar Installs in Texas
Solar Panel Installations in Texas
A look at solar installs in Texas. The chart below visualizes install totals for the top five counties in TX vs. the cumulative install total of rest of TX counties combined.
Breakdown of Solar Installs in Texas
There are currently at least 14,359 solar panel installations throughout the state of Texas right now. 
Top Five Solar Install Counties in Texas
Travis County: 6,881 solar installs
Bexar County: 786 solar installs
El Paso County: 557 solar installs
Dallas County: 447 solar installs
Tarrant County: 395 solar installs
Everywhere Else: 5,293 solar installs
Note: Install totals presented here are those voluntarily contributed from a variety of sources including solar incentive programs, utilities, installers, and the general public.  Data for some states is thinner than others.
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Cost of Utilities in Texas
Texas Electricity Costs
Residential electricity prices in Texas averaged 11.22 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in December 2018, which was approximately 10% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.47¢/kWh in December. 
Solar Power Poll: Texas
Vote now: What do you think? Are solar panels & solar power a good choice for residents of the state of Texas?
Texas Natural Gas Costs
Residential natural gas prices in Texas averaged $8.69 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in December 2018, which was about 10% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.63 per Mcf in December. 
More about Texas
Texas ranks 2nd among all states in the U.S. with a population of approximately 25,145,561.