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Solar Energy in Breaux Bridge, LA

Solar Energy in Breaux Bridge

The month of October has the highest historical solar radition values in Breaux Bridge with an average of 5.68 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Breaux Bridge

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Breaux Bridge

The total length of the day in Breaux Bridge, LA today (November 18, 2017) will be 10 hours and 32 minutes. [More]

Breaux Bridge, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Breaux Bridge, LA

Solar Energy Data in Breaux Bridge, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Breaux Bridge, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Breaux Bridge

Based on historical Breaux Bridge, 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 Breaux Bridge. [1]

Breaux Bridge has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.66 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.41 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Breaux Bridge that are always titled at the latitude of Breaux Bridge (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.13 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.66 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% 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 Breaux Bridge

Solar Radiation Data in Breaux Bridge, LA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Breaux Bridge.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Breaux Bridge, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Breaux Bridge

Breaux Bridge, LA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.94 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Breaux Bridge is October with an average of 5.68 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.6 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.59 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Breaux Bridge (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.71 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.8 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.22 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Breaux Bridge vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Breaux Bridge

The average monthly solar radiation level in Breaux Bridge, LA, of 4.94 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 32% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 25% 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 Breaux Bridge 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 Breaux Bridge

Sunrise / Sunset in Breaux Bridge

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 18, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:36 am
    • Sunset: 6:08 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:52 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:32
Solar Energy Statistics for Breaux Bridge

Best Months for Solar in Breaux Bridge

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (5.68 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (5.86 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.25 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Breaux Bridge

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

However, Breaux Bridge is in St. Martin County and St. Martin County has at least 2 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Breaux Bridge

The Power of Solar in Breaux Bridge, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Breaux Bridge, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Breaux Bridge

Breaux Bridge (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5580.69 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Breaux Bridge is October with an average of 539.88 kWhac, followed by May at 530.34 kWhac and August at 518.32 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Breaux Bridge (Louisiana) are January with an average of 373.22 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 377.39 kWhac and February at 380.55 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Breaux Bridge

Breaux Bridge Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Breaux Bridge averaged 9.82 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2017, which was about 26% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.19¢/kWh in August. [3]

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Breaux Bridge Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Louisiana averaged $17.42 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2017, which was approximately 4% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $18.09 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Breaux Bridge

Solar Energy Contractors in Breaux Bridge

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Breaux Bridge

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Breaux Bridge

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

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Weather Forecast for Breaux Bridge, LA [5]

Sat Nov 18
67°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 56°F
Max: 67°F
Gale: 17 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 100%
Sun Nov 19
57°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 47°F
Max: 60°F
High wind, near gale: 15 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Nov 20
55°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 39°F
Max: 58°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 68%
Tue Nov 21
65°F
Light Rain
Min: 52°F
Max: 65°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 33%
Wed Nov 22
61°F
Light Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 61°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 30%
Thu Nov 23
57°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 44°F
Max: 57°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 1%

More about Breaux Bridge

About Breaux Bridge

The city of Breaux Bridge, LA in St. Martin County has an approximate population of 8,139. [6]

Breaux Bridge Solar Power

Breaux Bridge, LA Solar Energy

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

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