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Solar Energy in Chandler, TX

Solar Energy in Chandler

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Chandler with an average of 5.87 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Chandler

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Chandler

The total length of the day in Chandler, TX today (December 12, 2018) will be 10 hours and 03 minutes. [More]

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Chandler, TX Solar Energy

Solar Power in Chandler, TX

Solar Energy Data in Chandler, TX

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Chandler, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Chandler

Based on historical Chandler, 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 Chandler. [1]

Chandler has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.63 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 1% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.68 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Chandler that are always titled at the latitude of Chandler (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.14 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.63 kWh/m2/day and approximately 10% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.68 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 Chandler

Solar Radiation Data in Chandler, TX

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Chandler, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Chandler

Chandler, TX has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.11 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Chandler is August with an average of 5.87 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.76 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.74 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Chandler (Texas) are December with an average of 3.7 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.92 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.48 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Chandler

The average monthly solar radiation level in Chandler, TX, of 5.11 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 37% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 23% 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 Chandler 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 Chandler

Sunrise / Sunset in Chandler

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 12, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:14 am
    • Sunset: 6:17 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:15 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:03
Solar Energy Statistics for Chandler

Best Months for Solar in Chandler

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (5.87 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (6.24 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.13 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.75 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Chandler

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

However, Chandler is in Henderson County and Henderson County has at least 13 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Chandler

The Power of Solar in Chandler, TX

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Chandler, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Chandler

Chandler (TX) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5761.65 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Chandler is August with an average of 541.25 kWhac, followed by May at 540.56 kWhac and July at 530.82 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Chandler (Texas) are December with an average of 369.49 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 395.24 kWhac and February at 403.85 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Chandler

Chandler Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Chandler averaged 11.59 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2018, which was about 11% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.01¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Chandler Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Texas averaged $22.08 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2018, which was approximately 27% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.32 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Chandler

Solar Energy Contractors in Chandler

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Chandler

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Chandler

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

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Weather Forecast for Chandler, TX [5]

Wed Dec 12
59°F
Light Rain
Min: 59°F
Max: 61°F
Strong breeze: 10 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 92%
Thu Dec 13
60°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 60°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 76%
Fri Dec 14
45°F
Light Rain
Min: 39°F
Max: 45°F
Severe Gale: 22 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 98%
Cloud cover: 68%
Sat Dec 15
52°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 36°F
Max: 52°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Dec 16
54°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 40°F
Max: 54°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Dec 17
58°F
Light Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 58°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 53%

More about Chandler

About Chandler

The city of Chandler, TX in Henderson County has an approximate population of 2,734. [6]

Chandler Solar Power

Chandler, TX Solar Energy

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

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