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Solar Energy in Bogalusa, LA

Solar Energy in Bogalusa

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Bogalusa with an average of 5.72 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Bogalusa

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Bogalusa

The total length of the day in Bogalusa, LA today (August 20, 2017) will be 13 hours and 06 minutes. [More]

Bogalusa, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Bogalusa, LA

Solar Energy Data in Bogalusa, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Bogalusa, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Bogalusa

Based on historical Bogalusa, 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 Bogalusa. [1]

Bogalusa has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.65 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.41 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Bogalusa that are always titled at the latitude of Bogalusa (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.14 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.65 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.41 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 Bogalusa

Solar Radiation Data in Bogalusa, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Bogalusa, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Bogalusa

Bogalusa, LA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.01 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Bogalusa is May with an average of 5.72 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.61 kWh/m2/day and April at 5.59 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Bogalusa (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.51 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.89 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.52 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Bogalusa

The average monthly solar radiation level in Bogalusa, LA, of 5.01 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 (sorry, data not currently available) the average level of 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 Bogalusa 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 Bogalusa

Sunrise / Sunset in Bogalusa

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 20, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:29 am
    • Sunset: 7:35 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:02 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:06
Solar Energy Statistics for Bogalusa

Best Months for Solar in Bogalusa

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (5.72 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (5.92 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (5.1 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.31 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Bogalusa

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

However, Bogalusa is in Washington County and Washington County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Bogalusa

The Power of Solar in Bogalusa, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Bogalusa, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Bogalusa

Bogalusa (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5670.91 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Bogalusa is May with an average of 541.62 kWhac, followed by April at 518.82 kWhac and October at 518.05 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Bogalusa (Louisiana) are January with an average of 352.52 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 386.02 kWhac and November at 430.45 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Bogalusa

Bogalusa Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Bogalusa averaged 9.88 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2017, which was about 24% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.02¢/kWh in May. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Bogalusa

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Bogalusa Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Louisiana averaged $15.30 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2017, which was approximately 16% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $13.21 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Bogalusa

Solar Energy Contractors in Bogalusa

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Bogalusa

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Bogalusa

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

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Weather Forecast for Bogalusa, LA [5]

Sun Aug 20
93°F
Light Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 93°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 12%
Mon Aug 21
92°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 74°F
Max: 94°F
: 3 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Aug 22
91°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 74°F
Max: 91°F
Light breeze: 3 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 32%
Wed Aug 23
90°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 74°F
Max: 90°F
Light breeze: 2 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 6%
Thu Aug 24
88°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 75°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 1%
Fri Aug 25
86°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 72°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Bogalusa

About Bogalusa

The city of Bogalusa, LA in Washington County has an approximate population of 12,232. [6]

Bogalusa Solar Power

Bogalusa, LA Solar Energy

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

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