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Solar Energy in Dry Prong, LA

Solar Energy in Dry Prong

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Dry Prong with an average of 6.05 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Dry Prong

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Dry Prong

The total length of the day in Dry Prong, LA today (August 22, 2017) will be 13 hours and 04 minutes. [More]

Dry Prong, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Dry Prong, LA

Solar Energy Data in Dry Prong, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Dry Prong, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Dry Prong

Based on historical Dry Prong, 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 Dry Prong. [1]

Dry Prong has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.59 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.41 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Dry Prong that are always titled at the latitude of Dry Prong (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.08 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.59 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.41 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 Dry Prong

Solar Radiation Data in Dry Prong, LA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Dry Prong.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Dry Prong, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Dry Prong

Dry Prong, 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 Dry Prong is August with an average of 6.05 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.87 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.85 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Dry Prong (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.68 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.75 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.98 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Dry Prong vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Dry Prong

The average monthly solar radiation level in Dry Prong, 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 (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 Dry Prong 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 Dry Prong

Sunrise / Sunset in Dry Prong

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 22, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:40 am
    • Sunset: 7:45 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:12 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:04
Solar Energy Statistics for Dry Prong

Best Months for Solar in Dry Prong

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.05 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.93 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (5.01 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.29 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Dry Prong

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

However, Dry Prong is in Grant County and Grant County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Dry Prong

The Power of Solar in Dry Prong, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Dry Prong, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Dry Prong

Dry Prong (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5736.22 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Dry Prong is August with an average of 561.46 kWhac, followed by July at 546.16 kWhac and May at 532.51 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Dry Prong (Louisiana) are January with an average of 373.38 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 376.78 kWhac and November at 382.6 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Dry Prong

Dry Prong Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Dry Prong 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]

Solar Power Poll: Dry Prong

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Dry Prong 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 Dry Prong

Solar Energy Contractors in Dry Prong

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Dry Prong

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Dry Prong

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

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Weather Forecast for Dry Prong, LA [5]

Tue Aug 22
94°F
Few Clouds
Min: 79°F
Max: 94°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 24%
Wed Aug 23
91°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 91°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 66%
Cloud cover: 8%
Thu Aug 24
79°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 68°F
Max: 80°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 75%
Cloud cover: 56%
Fri Aug 25
79°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 68°F
Max: 79°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 36%
Sat Aug 26
69°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 93%
Sun Aug 27
66°F
Very Heavy Rain
Min: 63°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 99%

More about Dry Prong

About Dry Prong

The village of Dry Prong, LA in Grant County has an approximate population of 436. [6]

Dry Prong Solar Power

Dry Prong, LA Solar Energy

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

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