Alternative Energy Companies Dallas TX

See below for alternative energy companies in Dallas, TX and gain access to solar thermal energy, hydro electric energy, biogas, biofuel, wind power, geothermal energy, and renewable energy technologies, as well as advice and content on renewal resources.

Ambassador Energy of North Texas
(214) 478-1990
8816 Tudor Ln.
Dallas, TX
Services
All Things Solar, Green Home/business Solutions

URSolarPower
(214) 518-9319
8900 Independence Pkwy
Plano, TX
 
Austin Community College Renewable Energy Student Association
(404) 522-4775
1020 Grove Blvd.
Austin, TX
 
National In Home Service Inc
(972) 424-9123
3000 E Plano Pkwy
Plano, TX
 
Lighthouse Energy Service Co
(210) 648-7922
6223 US Highway 87 E
San Antonio, TX
 
National In Home Service Inc
(972) 424-9123
3000 E Plano Pkwy
Plano, TX
 
Texas Solar Energy Society
(512) 751-1873
P.O. Box 1447
Austin, TX
 
"Let Your Light SHINE"
(903) 805-3987
17946 Shady Ln
Flint, TX
Services
Save On Monthly Energy Bill

Arbor Energy Solutions, Inc.
(409) 886-4244
8480 Hwy 87 N
Orange, TX
Services
Solar Power, Lighting, and Energy Management Systems

Therma Breeze, Inc.
(806) 763-7777
P. O. Box 6002
Lubbock, TX
 

Alternative Energy Systems: Size and Cost

You need to decide how much of your energy you want supplied by your solar electric system. If you want to be entirely independent, you will have to buy a large solar PV array. The same goes if you want to provide the bulk of power to your home: a large solar panel array will be needed.

Step 1: Energy usage

Our handy solar calculator will help you determine your needs.

As you calculate, also consider the following factors:

  • Does your weekly energy usage change? Do you use more on weekends? In the case of a cabin or cottage, you may be able to store energy during the full week.
  • Does your seasonal energy usage change? Do you use more in summer or winter?
  • How much energy variation is there within a day? How about from one day to the next? Energy usage per appliance may vary widely.

Step 2: Solar energy availability

Determine the number of full sun hours in your area. This varies seasonally, of course, and you can find handy data for your area using a solar insulation map or chart.

Step 3:

Both of these figures will be rendered in watts or watt hours or kilowatt hours (kWh). Divide the figure from step 1 (the number of watt hours) by the figure in step 2 (the number of hours of available sunlight). This will tell you the amount of wattage needed.

Medium sized solar panels have a standard wattage of 50 watts. A large panel (about 10 feet2) will render about 190 watts.

Regardless of how independent you want to be, you should have a certif...

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