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Solar Energy in Crowley, LA

Solar Energy in Crowley

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Crowley with an average of 5.74 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Crowley

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Crowley

The total length of the day in Crowley, LA today (August 20, 2017) will be 13 hours and 05 minutes. [More]

Crowley, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Crowley, LA

Solar Energy Data in Crowley, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Crowley, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Crowley

Based on historical Crowley, 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 Crowley. [1]

Crowley has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.63 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.33 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Crowley that are always titled at the latitude of Crowley (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.09 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.63 kWh/m2/day and approximately 18% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.33 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 Crowley

Solar Radiation Data in Crowley, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Crowley, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Crowley

Crowley, 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 Crowley is May with an average of 5.74 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.65 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.6 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Crowley (Louisiana) are December with an average of 3.7 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.77 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.52 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Crowley

The average monthly solar radiation level in Crowley, 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 Crowley 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 Crowley

Sunrise / Sunset in Crowley

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 20, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:40 am
    • Sunset: 7:45 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:12 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:05
Solar Energy Statistics for Crowley

Best Months for Solar in Crowley

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (5.74 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (5.8 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.84 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.19 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Crowley

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

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

Solar Power Output in Crowley

The Power of Solar in Crowley, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Crowley, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Crowley

Crowley (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5693.88 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Crowley is May with an average of 540.9 kWhac, followed by August at 520.95 kWhac and October at 517.03 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Crowley (Louisiana) are December with an average of 370.75 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 381.9 kWhac and November at 427.56 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Crowley

Crowley Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Crowley 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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Crowley 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 Crowley

Solar Energy Contractors in Crowley

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Crowley

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Crowley

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

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Weather Forecast for Crowley, LA [5]

Sun Aug 20
91°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 91°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 64%
Mon Aug 21
89°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 73°F
Max: 90°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Aug 22
90°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 90°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Aug 23
88°F
Light Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 9%
Thu Aug 24
87°F
Light Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 87°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 22%
Fri Aug 25
88°F
Light Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 88°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 8%

More about Crowley

About Crowley

The city of Crowley, LA in Acadia County has an approximate population of 13,265. [6]

Crowley Solar Power

Crowley, LA Solar Energy

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

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