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Solar Energy in Clarence, LA

Solar Energy in Clarence

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Clarence with an average of 6.04 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Clarence

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Clarence

The total length of the day in Clarence, LA today (July 25, 2017) will be 13 hours and 49 minutes. [More]

Clarence, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Clarence, LA

Solar Energy Data in Clarence, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Clarence, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Clarence

Based on historical Clarence, 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 Clarence. [1]

Clarence has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.6 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.45 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Clarence that are always titled at the latitude of Clarence (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.1 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.6 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.45 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 Clarence

Solar Radiation Data in Clarence, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Clarence, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Clarence

Clarence, LA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.06 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Clarence is August with an average of 6.04 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.86 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.84 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Clarence (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.68 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.76 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.99 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Clarence

The average monthly solar radiation level in Clarence, LA, of 5.06 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 36% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 23% 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 Clarence 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 Clarence

Sunrise / Sunset in Clarence

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 25, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:23 am
    • Sunset: 8:13 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:18 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:49
Solar Energy Statistics for Clarence

Best Months for Solar in Clarence

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.04 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (6.07 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.32 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.39 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Clarence

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

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

Solar Power Output in Clarence

The Power of Solar in Clarence, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Clarence, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Clarence

Clarence (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5735.26 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Clarence is August with an average of 560.96 kWhac, followed by July at 545.31 kWhac and May at 531.8 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Clarence (Louisiana) are January with an average of 373.9 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 377.4 kWhac and November at 383.1 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Clarence

Clarence Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Clarence 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: Clarence

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Clarence 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 Clarence

Solar Energy Contractors in Clarence

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Clarence

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Clarence

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

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Weather Forecast for Clarence, LA [5]

Tue Jul 25
84°F
Light Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 56%
Wed Jul 26
92°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 75°F
Max: 95°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jul 27
91°F
Light Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 91°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 9%
Fri Jul 28
94°F
Light Rain
Min: 78°F
Max: 94°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 24%
Sat Jul 29
91°F
Light Rain
Min: 78°F
Max: 91°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 5%
Sun Jul 30
85°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 85°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 25%

More about Clarence

About Clarence

The village of Clarence, LA in Natchitoches County has an approximate population of 499. [6]

Clarence Solar Power

Clarence, LA Solar Energy

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

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