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Solar Energy in Bastrop, LA

Solar Energy in Bastrop

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Solar Panels in Bastrop

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Bastrop

The total length of the day in Bastrop, LA today (July 25, 2017) will be 13 hours and 53 minutes. [More]

Bastrop, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Bastrop, LA

Solar Energy Data in Bastrop, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Bastrop, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Bastrop

Based on historical Bastrop, LA data, solar panels that are tilted towards the equator at an angle equal to the latitude will produce the maximum solar energy output in Bastrop. [1]

Bastrop has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.58 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.47 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Bastrop that are always titled at the latitude of Bastrop (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.11 kWh/m2/day, or about 12% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.58 kWh/m2/day and approximately 14% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.47 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.

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Solar Radiation Levels in Bastrop

Solar Radiation Data in Bastrop, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Bastrop, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Bastrop

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

Solar Power Levels in Bastrop

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Bastrop 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).

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Solar Data & Statistics for Bastrop

Sunrise / Sunset in Bastrop

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 25, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:17 am
    • Sunset: 8:10 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:14 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:53
Solar Energy Statistics for Bastrop

Best Months for Solar in Bastrop

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (6.01 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.28 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.51 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Bastrop

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

However, Bastrop is in Morehouse County and Morehouse County has at least 1 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Bastrop

The Power of Solar in Bastrop, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Bastrop, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Bastrop

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Cost of Utilities in Bastrop

Bastrop Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Bastrop averaged 9.35 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2017, which was about 26% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.70¢/kWh in April. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Bastrop

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Bastrop Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Louisiana averaged $13.94 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2017, which was approximately 22% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $11.38 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Bastrop

Solar Energy Contractors in Bastrop

Contractors & builders that specialize in solar panel installations in or near Bastrop, LA.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Bastrop

Businesses that sell solar energy equipment and/or solar parts in or near Bastrop, LA.

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Bastrop

Energy conservation specialists that offer consulting services in or near Bastrop, LA.

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Weather Forecast for Bastrop, LA [5]

Tue Jul 25
88°F
Few Clouds
Min: 75°F
Max: 91°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 82%
Cloud cover: 20%
Wed Jul 26
94°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 76°F
Max: 96°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jul 27
92°F
Light Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 92°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 35%
Fri Jul 28
96°F
Light Rain
Min: 79°F
Max: 96°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 14%
Sat Jul 29
86°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 22%
Sun Jul 30
82°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 85°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 29%

More about Bastrop

About Bastrop

The city of Bastrop, LA in Morehouse County has an approximate population of 11,365. [6]

Bastrop Solar Power

Bastrop, LA Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

It takes light about 8 minutes, 19 seconds to travel the 93,000,000 miles from the sun's surface to us on Earth.

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