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Solar Energy in Buffalo Springs, TX

Solar Energy in Buffalo Springs

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Buffalo Springs with an average of 6.46 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Buffalo Springs

Solar panels in Buffalo Springs that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output. [More]

Sunrise & Sunset in Buffalo Springs

The total length of the day in Buffalo Springs, TX today (February 19, 2019) will be 11 hours and 09 minutes. [More]

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Buffalo Springs, TX Solar Energy

Solar Power in Buffalo Springs, TX

Solar Energy Data in Buffalo Springs, TX

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Buffalo Springs, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Buffalo Springs

Based on historical Buffalo Springs, TX data, solar panels that always track the sun throughout the day will produce the maximum solar energy output in Buffalo Springs. [1]

Buffalo Springs has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.28 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 15% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 6.21 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Buffalo Springs that are always titled at the latitude of Buffalo Springs (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 6.07 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.28 kWh/m2/day and approximately 2% less than the average monthly DNI of 6.21 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 Buffalo Springs

Solar Radiation Data in Buffalo Springs, TX

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Buffalo Springs.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Buffalo Springs, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Buffalo Springs

Buffalo Springs, TX has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.85 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Buffalo Springs is June with an average of 6.46 kWh/m2/day, followed by May at 6.44 kWh/m2/day and April at 6.4 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Buffalo Springs (Texas) are January with an average of 4.76 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 4.79 kWh/m2/day and November at 5.34 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Buffalo Springs vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Buffalo Springs

The average monthly solar radiation level in Buffalo Springs, TX, of 5.85 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 57% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 11% 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 Buffalo Springs 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 Buffalo Springs

Sunrise / Sunset in Buffalo Springs

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 19, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:25 pm
    • Sunset: 12:35 am
    • Solar Noon: 7:00 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:09
Solar Energy Statistics for Buffalo Springs

Best Months for Solar in Buffalo Springs

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (6.46 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (6.74 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.23 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (7.38 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Buffalo Springs

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

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

Solar Power Output in Buffalo Springs

The Power of Solar in Buffalo Springs, TX

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Buffalo Springs, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Buffalo Springs

Buffalo Springs (TX) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6707.51 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Buffalo Springs is March with an average of 625.56 kWhac, followed by May at 620.03 kWhac and October at 604.22 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Buffalo Springs (Texas) are December with an average of 483.66 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 487.88 kWhac and February at 502.38 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Buffalo Springs

Buffalo Springs Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Buffalo Springs 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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Buffalo Springs 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 Buffalo Springs

Solar Energy Contractors in Buffalo Springs

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

Our search for solar contractors companies located in Buffalo Springs produced no matches.

Solar Energy Equipment in Buffalo Springs

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Buffalo Springs

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

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Weather Forecast for Buffalo Springs, TX [5]

Tue Feb 19
30°F
Light Snow
Min: 23°F
Max: 35°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Snow
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 92%
Wed Feb 20
43°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 25°F
Max: 48°F
Gale: 19 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Feb 21
50°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 22°F
Max: 58°F
High wind, near gale: 15 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Feb 22
43°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 36°F
Max: 48°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 44%
Sat Feb 23
53°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 39°F
Max: 55°F
Gale: 17 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Feb 24
54°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 31°F
Max: 57°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Buffalo Springs

About Buffalo Springs

The village of Buffalo Springs, TX in Lubbock County has an approximate population of 453. [6]

Buffalo Springs Solar Power

Buffalo Springs, TX Solar Energy

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

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