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Solar Energy in Delcambre, LA

Solar Energy in Delcambre

The month of October has the highest historical solar radition values in Delcambre with an average of 5.68 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Delcambre

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Delcambre

The total length of the day in Delcambre, LA today (December 12, 2017) will be 10 hours and 14 minutes. [More]

Delcambre, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Delcambre, LA

Solar Energy Data in Delcambre, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Delcambre, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Delcambre

Based on historical Delcambre, 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 Delcambre. [1]

Delcambre has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.72 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.48 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Delcambre that are always titled at the latitude of Delcambre (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.2 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.72 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.48 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 Delcambre

Solar Radiation Data in Delcambre, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Delcambre, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Delcambre

Delcambre, 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 Delcambre is October with an average of 5.68 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.61 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.6 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Delcambre (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.7 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.79 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.22 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Delcambre

The average monthly solar radiation level in Delcambre, 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 Delcambre 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 Delcambre

Sunrise / Sunset in Delcambre

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 12, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:54 pm
    • Sunset: 11:09 pm
    • Solar Noon: 6:02 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:14
Solar Energy Statistics for Delcambre

Best Months for Solar in Delcambre

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (5.68 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (6.02 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (5.21 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.43 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Delcambre

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

However, Delcambre is in Vermilion County and Vermilion County has at least 1 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Delcambre

The Power of Solar in Delcambre, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Delcambre, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Delcambre

Delcambre (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5582.01 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Delcambre is October with an average of 539.26 kWhac, followed by May at 531.45 kWhac and August at 519.06 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Delcambre (Louisiana) are January with an average of 372.47 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 376.43 kWhac and February at 380.15 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Delcambre

Delcambre Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Delcambre 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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Delcambre 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 Delcambre

Solar Energy Contractors in Delcambre

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Delcambre

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Delcambre

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

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Weather Forecast for Delcambre, LA [5]

Mon Dec 11
52°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 52°F
Max: 52°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 92%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Dec 12
57°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 34°F
Max: 58°F
High wind, near gale: 16 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 13
58°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 60°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 8%
Thu Dec 14
62°F
Few Clouds
Min: 39°F
Max: 63°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 24%
Fri Dec 15
50°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 39°F
Max: 50°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Dec 16
61°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 40°F
Max: 61°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Delcambre

About Delcambre

The town of Delcambre, LA in Vermilion County has an approximate population of 1,866. [6]

Delcambre Solar Power

Delcambre, LA Solar Energy

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

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