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Solar Energy in Deridder, LA

Solar Energy in Deridder

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Deridder with an average of 5.72 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Deridder

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Deridder

The total length of the day in Deridder, LA today (December 11, 2017) will be 10 hours and 10 minutes. [More]

Deridder, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Deridder, LA

Solar Energy Data in Deridder, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Deridder, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Deridder

Based on historical Deridder, 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 Deridder. [1]

Deridder has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.58 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.35 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Deridder that are always titled at the latitude of Deridder (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.05 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.58 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.35 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 Deridder

Solar Radiation Data in Deridder, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Deridder, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Deridder

Deridder, 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 Deridder is May with an average of 5.72 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.62 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.58 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Deridder (Louisiana) are December with an average of 3.72 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.78 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.53 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Deridder

The average monthly solar radiation level in Deridder, 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 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 Deridder 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 Deridder

Sunrise / Sunset in Deridder

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 11, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:01 am
    • Sunset: 5:12 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:06 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:10
Solar Energy Statistics for Deridder

Best Months for Solar in Deridder

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (5.72 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.92 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (5.06 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.16 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Deridder

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

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

Solar Power Output in Deridder

The Power of Solar in Deridder, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Deridder, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Deridder

Deridder (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5690.55 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Deridder is May with an average of 538.81 kWhac, followed by August at 519.53 kWhac and October at 517.92 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Deridder (Louisiana) are December with an average of 372.25 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 383.09 kWhac and November at 429.06 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Deridder

Deridder Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Deridder 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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Deridder 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 Deridder

Solar Energy Contractors in Deridder

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Deridder

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Deridder

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

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Weather Forecast for Deridder, LA [5]

Sun Dec 10
37°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 37°F
Max: 37°F
Light breeze: 2 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Dec 11
62°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 33°F
Max: 65°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Dec 12
55°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 56°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 13
57°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 31°F
Max: 57°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 3%
Thu Dec 14
58°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 36°F
Max: 58°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 24%
Fri Dec 15
52°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 34°F
Max: 52°F
Light breeze: 3 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 16%

More about Deridder

About Deridder

The city of Deridder, LA in Beauregard County has an approximate population of 10,578. [6]

Deridder Solar Power

Deridder, LA Solar Energy

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

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