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Solar Energy in Blanco, TX

Solar Energy in Blanco

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Solar Panels in Blanco

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Blanco

The total length of the day in Blanco, TX today (March 22, 2019) will be 12 hours and 12 minutes. [More]

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Blanco, TX Solar Energy

Solar Power in Blanco, TX

Solar Energy Data in Blanco, TX

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Blanco, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Blanco

Based on historical Blanco, 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 Blanco. [1]

Blanco has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.75 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.8 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Blanco that are always titled at the latitude of Blanco (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.22 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.75 kWh/m2/day and approximately 9% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.8 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 Blanco

Solar Radiation Data in Blanco, TX

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Blanco, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Blanco

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

Solar Power Levels in Blanco

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Blanco

  • Sunrise/Sunset for March 22, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:34 pm
    • Sunset: 12:46 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:40 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:12
Solar Energy Statistics for Blanco

Best Months for Solar in Blanco

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (6.13 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.87 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.6 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Blanco

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

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

Solar Power Output in Blanco

The Power of Solar in Blanco, TX

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Blanco, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Blanco

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Cost of Utilities in Blanco

Blanco Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Blanco averaged 11.22 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in December 2018, which was about 10% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.47¢/kWh in December. [3]

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Blanco Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Texas averaged $8.69 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in December 2018, which was approximately 10% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $9.63 per Mcf in December. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Blanco

Solar Energy Contractors in Blanco

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Blanco

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Blanco

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

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Weather Forecast for Blanco, TX [5]

Thu Mar 21
54°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 54°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Mar 22
75°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 78°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 43%
Cloud cover: 8%
Sat Mar 23
68°F
Light Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 71°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Mar 24
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 84°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 54%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Mar 25
83°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 61°F
Max: 83°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 3%
Tue Mar 26
69°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 73°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Blanco

About Blanco

The city of Blanco, TX in Blanco County has an approximate population of 1,739. [6]

Blanco Solar Power

Blanco, TX Solar Energy

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

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