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Solar Energy in Childress, TX

Solar Energy in Childress

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Solar Panels in Childress

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Childress

The total length of the day in Childress, TX today (December 12, 2018) will be 09 hours and 53 minutes. [More]

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Childress, TX Solar Energy

Solar Power in Childress, TX

Solar Energy Data in Childress, TX

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Childress, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Childress

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

Childress has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 5.1 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 14% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.91 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Childress that are always titled at the latitude of Childress (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.89 kWh/m2/day, or about 15% greater than the average monthly GHI of 5.1 kWh/m2/day and approximately 0% less than the average monthly DNI of 5.91 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 Childress

Solar Radiation Data in Childress, TX

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Childress, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Childress

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

Solar Power Levels in Childress

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

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

Sunrise / Sunset in Childress

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 12, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:38 am
    • Sunset: 6:31 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:34 pm
    • Length of Day: 09:53
Solar Energy Statistics for Childress

Best Months for Solar in Childress

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: July (6.67 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (7.22 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (7.29 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Childress

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

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

Solar Power Output in Childress

The Power of Solar in Childress, TX

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Childress, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Childress

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Cost of Utilities in Childress

Childress Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Childress 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]

Solar Power Poll: Childress

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Childress 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 Childress

Solar Energy Contractors in Childress

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Childress

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Childress

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

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Weather Forecast for Childress, TX [5]

Wed Dec 12
60°F
Few Clouds
Min: 46°F
Max: 65°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 12%
Thu Dec 13
41°F
Light Rain
Min: 39°F
Max: 45°F
Hurricane: 33 mps
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 92%
Fri Dec 14
48°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 27°F
Max: 54°F
Gale: 19 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 34%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Dec 15
55°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 55°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Dec 16
50°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 50°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Dec 17
52°F
Light Rain
Min: 27°F
Max: 52°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 45%

More about Childress

About Childress

The city of Childress, TX in Childress County has an approximate population of 6,105. [6]

Childress Solar Power

Childress, TX Solar Energy

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

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