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Solar Energy in Chataignier, LA

Solar Energy in Chataignier

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Chataignier with an average of 5.73 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Chataignier

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Chataignier

The total length of the day in Chataignier, LA today (August 23, 2017) will be 13 hours and 00 minutes. [More]

Chataignier, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Chataignier, LA

Solar Energy Data in Chataignier, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Chataignier, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Chataignier

Based on historical Chataignier, 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 Chataignier. [1]

Chataignier has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.64 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.37 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Chataignier that are always titled at the latitude of Chataignier (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.11 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.64 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.37 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 Chataignier

Solar Radiation Data in Chataignier, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Chataignier, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Chataignier

Chataignier, LA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.03 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Chataignier is May with an average of 5.73 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.64 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.59 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Chataignier (Louisiana) are December with an average of 3.71 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.78 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.52 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Chataignier

The average monthly solar radiation level in Chataignier, LA, of 5.03 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 35% 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 Chataignier 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 Chataignier

Sunrise / Sunset in Chataignier

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:41 am
    • Sunset: 7:42 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:11 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:00
Solar Energy Statistics for Chataignier

Best Months for Solar in Chataignier

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (5.73 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (5.81 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: June (4.88 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.22 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Chataignier

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

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

Solar Power Output in Chataignier

The Power of Solar in Chataignier, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Chataignier, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Chataignier

Chataignier (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5692.08 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Chataignier is May with an average of 539.74 kWhac, followed by August at 520.16 kWhac and October at 517.53 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Chataignier (Louisiana) are December with an average of 371.59 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 382.57 kWhac and November at 428.41 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Chataignier

Chataignier Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Chataignier 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]

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Chataignier 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 Chataignier

Solar Energy Contractors in Chataignier

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Chataignier

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Chataignier

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

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Weather Forecast for Chataignier, LA [5]

Tue Aug 22
72°F
Scattered Clouds
Min: 72°F
Max: 72°F
Calm: 0 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 93%
Cloud cover: 36%
Wed Aug 23
87°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 89°F
Light breeze: 3 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 86%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Aug 24
85°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 85°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 12%
Fri Aug 25
87°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 76°F
Max: 88°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 56%
Sat Aug 26
76°F
Very Heavy Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 76°F
Violent Storm: 29 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 99%
Sun Aug 27
77°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 77°F
Severe Gale: 21 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 57%

More about Chataignier

About Chataignier

The village of Chataignier, LA in Evangeline County has an approximate population of 364. [6]

Chataignier Solar Power

Chataignier, LA Solar Energy

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

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