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Solar Energy in West Lake Hills, TX

Solar Energy in West Lake Hills

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in West Lake Hills with an average of 6.22 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in West Lake Hills

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

Sunrise & Sunset in West Lake Hills

The total length of the day in West Lake Hills, TX today (December 17, 2018) will be 10 hours and 11 minutes. [More]

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West Lake Hills, TX Solar Energy

Solar Power in West Lake Hills, TX

Solar Energy Data in West Lake Hills, TX

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for West Lake Hills, TX

Solar Radiation Data in West Lake Hills

Based on historical West Lake Hills, 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 West Lake Hills. [1]

West Lake Hills has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.72 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 0% less than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.73 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in West Lake Hills that are always titled at the latitude of West Lake Hills (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.19 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.72 kWh/m2/day and approximately 10% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.73 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 West Lake Hills

Solar Radiation Data in West Lake Hills, TX

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in West Lake Hills.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for West Lake Hills, TX

Solar Radiation Data in West Lake Hills

West Lake Hills, TX has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.35 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in West Lake Hills is August with an average of 6.22 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 6.21 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.93 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in West Lake Hills (Texas) are December with an average of 3.96 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 4.32 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.6 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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Solar Power Comparison: West Lake Hills vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in West Lake Hills

The average monthly solar radiation level in West Lake Hills, TX, of 5.35 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 43% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 19% 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 West Lake Hills 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 West Lake Hills

Sunrise / Sunset in West Lake Hills

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 17, 2018 [2]
    • Sunrise: 8:21 am
    • Sunset: 6:33 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:27 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:11
Solar Energy Statistics for West Lake Hills

Best Months for Solar in West Lake Hills

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.22 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (6.26 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (5.94 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.59 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in West Lake Hills

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

However, West Lake Hills is in Travis County and Travis County has at least 6,881 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in West Lake Hills

The Power of Solar in West Lake Hills, TX

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for West Lake Hills, TX

Solar Radiation Data in West Lake Hills

West Lake Hills (TX) has a average annual solar AC output value of 6026.51 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in West Lake Hills is August with an average of 575.7 kWhac, followed by July at 574.91 kWhac and June at 538.48 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in West Lake Hills (Texas) are December with an average of 396.04 kWhac, followed by November with an average of 432.31 kWhac and January at 432.67 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in West Lake Hills

West Lake Hills Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in West Lake Hills 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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West Lake Hills 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 West Lake Hills

Solar Energy Contractors in West Lake Hills

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near West Lake Hills, TX.

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Solar Energy Equipment in West Lake Hills

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near West Lake Hills, TX.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in West Lake Hills

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near West Lake Hills, TX.

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Weather Forecast for West Lake Hills, TX [5]

Mon Dec 17
63°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 37°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 44%
Tue Dec 18
62°F
Light Rain
Min: 33°F
Max: 66°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 19
62°F
Light Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 65°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Dec 20
65°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 47°F
Max: 65°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Dec 21
71°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 54°F
Max: 71°F
High wind, near gale: 16 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Dec 22
50°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 33°F
Max: 50°F
High wind, near gale: 15 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about West Lake Hills

About West Lake Hills

The city of West Lake Hills, TX in Travis County has an approximate population of 3,063. [6]

West Lake Hills Solar Power

West Lake Hills, TX Solar Energy

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

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