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Solar Energy in Covington, LA

Solar Energy in Covington

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

Solar Panels in Covington

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Covington

The total length of the day in Covington, LA today (October 23, 2017) will be 11 hours and 09 minutes. [More]

Covington, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Covington, LA

Solar Energy Data in Covington, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Covington, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Covington

Based on historical Covington, 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 Covington. [1]

Covington has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.74 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.56 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Covington that are always titled at the latitude of Covington (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.25 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.74 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.56 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 Covington

Solar Radiation Data in Covington, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Covington, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Covington

Covington, LA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.02 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Covington is May with an average of 5.73 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.62 kWh/m2/day and April at 5.6 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Covington (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.5 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.88 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.51 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Covington

The average monthly solar radiation level in Covington, LA, of 5.02 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 approximately 24% 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 Covington 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 Covington

Sunrise / Sunset in Covington

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:09 am
    • Sunset: 6:19 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:44 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:09
Solar Energy Statistics for Covington

Best Months for Solar in Covington

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (5.73 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (6.14 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.46 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.52 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Covington

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

However, Covington is in St. Tammany County and St. Tammany County has at least 21 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Covington

The Power of Solar in Covington, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Covington, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Covington

Covington (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5672.44 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Covington is May with an average of 542.68 kWhac, followed by April at 519.35 kWhac and October at 517.59 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Covington (Louisiana) are January with an average of 351.96 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 385.2 kWhac and November at 429.68 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Covington

Covington Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Covington averaged 9.99 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2017, which was about 24% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.12¢/kWh in July. [3]

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Covington Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Louisiana averaged $16.56 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July 2017, which was approximately 7% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.75 per Mcf in July. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Covington

Solar Energy Contractors in Covington

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Covington

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Covington

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

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Weather Forecast for Covington, LA [5]

Mon Oct 23
60°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 50°F
Max: 60°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Oct 24
69°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 49°F
Max: 69°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Oct 25
63°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 64°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Oct 26
66°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 66°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Oct 27
73°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 59°F
Max: 73°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 85%
Sat Oct 28
54°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 55°F
Gale: 18 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 30%

More about Covington

About Covington

The city of Covington, LA in St. Tammany County has an approximate population of 8,765. [6]

Covington Solar Power

Covington, LA Solar Energy

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

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