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Solar Energy in Addison, TX

Solar Energy in Addison

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Addison with an average of 6.39 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Addison

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Addison

The total length of the day in Addison, TX today (February 19, 2019) will be 11 hours and 10 minutes. [More]

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Addison, TX Solar Energy

Solar Power in Addison, TX

Solar Energy Data in Addison, TX

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Addison, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Addison

Based on historical Addison, 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 Addison. [1]

Addison has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.73 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Addison that are always titled at the latitude of Addison (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.32 kWh/m2/day, or about 12% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.73 kWh/m2/day and approximately 6% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5 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 Addison

Solar Radiation Data in Addison, TX

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Addison, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Addison

Addison, TX has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.45 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Addison is July with an average of 6.39 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 6.31 kWh/m2/day and June at 6.25 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Addison (Texas) are December with an average of 4.1 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.32 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.43 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Addison

The average monthly solar radiation level in Addison, TX, of 5.45 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 46% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 17% less than the average level of 6.6 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically high levels (NV). [1]


→ Values listed as 0 (zero) are not available (N/A).

Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Addison

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 19, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:05 pm
    • Sunset: 12:16 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:41 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:10
Solar Energy Statistics for Addison

Best Months for Solar in Addison

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.39 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (6.31 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.48 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.87 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Addison

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

However, Addison is in Dallas County and Dallas County has at least 447 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Addison

The Power of Solar in Addison, TX

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Addison, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Addison

Addison (TX) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6184.3 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Addison is July with an average of 590.27 kWhac, followed by August at 581.14 kWhac and May at 576.93 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Addison (Texas) are December with an average of 413.13 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 427.55 kWhac and February at 433.03 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Addison

Addison Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Addison averaged 11.80 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in November 2018, which was about 9% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.95¢/kWh in November. [3]

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Addison Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Texas averaged $10.75 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in November 2018, which was approximately 14% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.43 per Mcf in November. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Addison

Solar Energy Contractors in Addison

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Addison

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Addison

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

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Weather Forecast for Addison, TX [5]

Tue Feb 19
37°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 39°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 100%
Wed Feb 20
46°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 33°F
Max: 54°F
Strong breeze: 10 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 32%
Thu Feb 21
50°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 30°F
Max: 50°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 86%
Cloud cover: 92%
Fri Feb 22
50°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 50°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 88%
Sat Feb 23
61°F
Light Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 61°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 88%
Sun Feb 24
63°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 40°F
Max: 63°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Addison

About Addison

The town of Addison, TX in Dallas County has an approximate population of 13,056. [6]

Addison Solar Power

Addison, TX Solar Energy

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

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