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Solar Energy in Kountze, TX

Solar Energy in Kountze

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Kountze with an average of 5.91 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Kountze

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Kountze

The total length of the day in Kountze, TX today (February 19, 2019) will be 11 hours and 15 minutes. [More]

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Kountze, TX Solar Energy

Solar Power in Kountze, TX

Solar Energy Data in Kountze, TX

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Kountze, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Kountze

Based on historical Kountze, 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 Kountze. [1]

Kountze has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.55 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.25 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Kountze that are always titled at the latitude of Kountze (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 4.97 kWh/m2/day, or about 9% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.55 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.25 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 Kountze

Solar Radiation Data in Kountze, TX

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Kountze, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Kountze

Kountze, TX has a average annual solar radiation value of 5 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Kountze is June with an average of 5.91 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.68 kWh/m2/day and October at 5.54 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Kountze (Texas) are January with an average of 3.7 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.75 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.06 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Kountze

The average monthly solar radiation level in Kountze, TX, of 5 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 34% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 24% 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 Kountze 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 Kountze

Sunrise / Sunset in Kountze

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 19, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:53 pm
    • Sunset: 12:08 am
    • Solar Noon: 6:31 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:15
Solar Energy Statistics for Kountze

Best Months for Solar in Kountze

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.91 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.77 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.98 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.24 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Kountze

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

However, Kountze is in Hardin County and Hardin County has at least 7 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Kountze

The Power of Solar in Kountze, TX

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Kountze, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Kountze

Kountze (TX) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5672.42 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Kountze is June with an average of 538.4 kWhac, followed by August at 530.29 kWhac and October at 528.88 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Kountze (Texas) are January with an average of 373.57 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 374.88 kWhac and November at 388.99 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Kountze

Kountze Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Kountze 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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Kountze 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 Kountze

Solar Energy Contractors in Kountze

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Kountze

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Kountze

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

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Weather Forecast for Kountze, TX [5]

Tue Feb 19
48°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 64°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 97%
Cloud cover: 92%
Wed Feb 20
58°F
Light Rain
Min: 44°F
Max: 62°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Feb 21
52°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 45°F
Max: 55°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 92%
Fri Feb 22
57°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sat Feb 23
71°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 60°F
Max: 71°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 87%
Sun Feb 24
70°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 57°F
Max: 70°F
Light breeze: 3 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 49%

More about Kountze

About Kountze

The city of Kountze, TX in Hardin County has an approximate population of 2,123. [6]

Kountze Solar Power

Kountze, TX Solar Energy

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

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