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Solar Energy in Cranfills Gap, TX

Solar Energy in Cranfills Gap

The month of July has the highest historical solar radition values in Cranfills Gap with an average of 6.43 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Cranfills Gap

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Cranfills Gap

The total length of the day in Cranfills Gap, TX today (January 15, 2019) will be 10 hours and 20 minutes. [More]

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Cranfills Gap, TX Solar Energy

Solar Power in Cranfills Gap, TX

Solar Energy Data in Cranfills Gap, TX

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Cranfills Gap, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Cranfills Gap

Based on historical Cranfills Gap, 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 Cranfills Gap. [1]

Cranfills Gap has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.83 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 5.16 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Cranfills Gap that are always titled at the latitude of Cranfills Gap (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.39 kWh/m2/day, or about 12% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.83 kWh/m2/day and approximately 4% greater than the average monthly DNI of 5.16 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 Cranfills Gap

Solar Radiation Data in Cranfills Gap, TX

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Cranfills Gap.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Cranfills Gap, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Cranfills Gap

Cranfills Gap, TX has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.4 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Cranfills Gap is July with an average of 6.43 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 6.11 kWh/m2/day and June at 6.05 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Cranfills Gap (Texas) are January with an average of 4.19 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 4.22 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.88 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: Cranfills Gap vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Cranfills Gap

The average monthly solar radiation level in Cranfills Gap, TX, of 5.4 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 45% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 18% 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 Cranfills Gap 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 Cranfills Gap

Sunrise / Sunset in Cranfills Gap

  • Sunrise/Sunset for January 15, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:31 am
    • Sunset: 5:51 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:41 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:20
Solar Energy Statistics for Cranfills Gap

Best Months for Solar in Cranfills Gap

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation July (6.43 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (6.24 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (6.43 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.81 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Cranfills Gap

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

However, Cranfills Gap is in Bosque County and Bosque County has at least 6 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Cranfills Gap

The Power of Solar in Cranfills Gap, TX

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Cranfills Gap, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Cranfills Gap

Cranfills Gap (TX) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6122.32 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Cranfills Gap is July with an average of 594.27 kWhac, followed by August at 563.88 kWhac and October at 553.92 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Cranfills Gap (Texas) are December with an average of 423.07 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 423.8 kWhac and February at 460.91 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Cranfills Gap

Cranfills Gap Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Cranfills Gap averaged 11.69 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in October 2018, which was about 9% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.87¢/kWh in October. [3]

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Cranfills Gap Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Texas averaged $16.96 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in October 2018, which was approximately 38% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $12.26 per Mcf in October. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Cranfills Gap

Solar Energy Contractors in Cranfills Gap

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Cranfills Gap

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Cranfills Gap

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

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Weather Forecast for Cranfills Gap, TX [5]

Tue Jan 15
49°F
Overcast Clouds
Min: 38°F
Max: 49°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 74%
Cloud cover: 88%
Wed Jan 16
60°F
Few Clouds
Min: 39°F
Max: 65°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 12%
Thu Jan 17
60°F
Few Clouds
Min: 42°F
Max: 64°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 20%
Fri Jan 18
65°F
Light Rain
Min: 58°F
Max: 66°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 75%
Sat Jan 19
43°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 32°F
Max: 46°F
Violent Storm: 30 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 7%
Sun Jan 20
50°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 25°F
Max: 56°F
: 13 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 35%

More about Cranfills Gap

About Cranfills Gap

The city of Cranfills Gap, TX in Bosque County has an approximate population of 281. [6]

Cranfills Gap Solar Power

Cranfills Gap, TX Solar Energy

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

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