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Solar Energy in Pearland, TX

Solar Energy in Pearland

The month of June has the highest historical solar radition values in Pearland with an average of 5.54 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Pearland

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Pearland

The total length of the day in Pearland, TX today (February 18, 2019) will be 11 hours and 15 minutes. [More]

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Pearland, TX Solar Energy

Solar Power in Pearland, TX

Solar Energy Data in Pearland, TX

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Pearland, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Pearland

Based on historical Pearland, 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 Pearland. [1]

Pearland has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.6 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 8% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.25 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Pearland that are always titled at the latitude of Pearland (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.01 kWh/m2/day, or about 9% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.6 kWh/m2/day and approximately 18% 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 Pearland

Solar Radiation Data in Pearland, TX

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Pearland, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Pearland

Pearland, TX has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.79 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Pearland is June with an average of 5.54 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.45 kWh/m2/day and July at 5.44 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Pearland (Texas) are December with an average of 3.33 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.67 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.11 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Pearland

The average monthly solar radiation level in Pearland, TX, of 4.79 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 28% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 27% 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 Pearland 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 Pearland

Sunrise / Sunset in Pearland

  • Sunrise/Sunset for February 18, 2019 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:57 am
    • Sunset: 7:12 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:34 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:15
Solar Energy Statistics for Pearland

Best Months for Solar in Pearland

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation June (5.54 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (5.75 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.95 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.24 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Pearland

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

However, Pearland is in Brazoria County and Brazoria County has at least 3 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Pearland

The Power of Solar in Pearland, TX

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Pearland, TX

Solar Radiation Data in Pearland

Pearland (TX) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5423.85 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Pearland is August with an average of 510.71 kWhac, followed by July at 508.28 kWhac and June at 504.16 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Pearland (Texas) are December with an average of 333.54 kWhac, followed by February with an average of 368.05 kWhac and January at 369.05 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Pearland

Pearland Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Pearland 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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Pearland 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 Pearland

Solar Energy Contractors in Pearland

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Pearland

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Pearland

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

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Weather Forecast for Pearland, TX [5]

Mon Feb 18
56°F
Light Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 60°F
Gale: 17 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 24%
Tue Feb 19
59°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 67°F
Gale: 17 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 92%
Wed Feb 20
55°F
Light Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 59°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 76%
Thu Feb 21
59°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 64°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 3%
Fri Feb 22
62°F
Light Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 66°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 94%
Sat Feb 23
66°F
Light Rain
Min: 49°F
Max: 66°F
Gale: 18 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Pearland

About Pearland

The city of Pearland, TX in Brazoria County has an approximate population of 91,252. [6]

Pearland Solar Power

Pearland, TX Solar Energy

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

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