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Solar Energy in Bunkie, LA

Solar Energy in Bunkie

The month of October has the highest historical solar radition values in Bunkie with an average of 5.69 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Bunkie

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Bunkie

The total length of the day in Bunkie, LA today (December 11, 2017) will be 10 hours and 10 minutes. [More]

Bunkie, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Bunkie, LA

Solar Energy Data in Bunkie, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Bunkie, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Bunkie

Based on historical Bunkie, 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 Bunkie. [1]

Bunkie has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.64 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.4 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Bunkie that are always titled at the latitude of Bunkie (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.13 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.64 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.4 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 Bunkie

Solar Radiation Data in Bunkie, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Bunkie, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Bunkie

Bunkie, 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 Bunkie is October with an average of 5.69 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.59 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.57 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Bunkie (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.72 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.81 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.23 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Bunkie

The average monthly solar radiation level in Bunkie, 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 Bunkie 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 Bunkie

Sunrise / Sunset in Bunkie

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 11, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:57 am
    • Sunset: 5:07 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:02 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:10
Solar Energy Statistics for Bunkie

Best Months for Solar in Bunkie

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (5.69 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.93 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (5.03 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.29 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Bunkie

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

However, Bunkie is in Avoyelles County and Avoyelles County has at least 2 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Bunkie

The Power of Solar in Bunkie, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Bunkie, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Bunkie

Bunkie (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5577.96 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Bunkie is October with an average of 540.94 kWhac, followed by May at 528.35 kWhac and August at 516.98 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Bunkie (Louisiana) are January with an average of 374.5 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 379.04 kWhac and February at 381.24 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Bunkie

Bunkie Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Bunkie averaged 9.87 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2017, which was about 26% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.30¢/kWh in September. [3]

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Bunkie Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Louisiana averaged $16.60 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2017, which was approximately 2% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.01 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Bunkie

Solar Energy Contractors in Bunkie

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Bunkie

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Bunkie

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

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Weather Forecast for Bunkie, LA [5]

Sun Dec 10
32°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 32°F
Max: 32°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Dec 11
58°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Dec 12
52°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 31°F
Max: 53°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 62%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 13
55°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 28°F
Max: 55°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 1%
Thu Dec 14
56°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 34°F
Max: 56°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 12%
Fri Dec 15
50°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 29°F
Max: 50°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 20%

More about Bunkie

About Bunkie

The city of Bunkie, LA in Avoyelles County has an approximate population of 4,171. [6]

Bunkie Solar Power

Bunkie, LA Solar Energy

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

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