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Solar Energy in Edgefield, LA

Solar Energy in Edgefield

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Edgefield with an average of 6.03 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Edgefield

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Edgefield

The total length of the day in Edgefield, LA today (December 12, 2017) will be 10 hours and 04 minutes. [More]

Edgefield, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Edgefield, LA

Solar Energy Data in Edgefield, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Edgefield, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Edgefield

Based on historical Edgefield, 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 Edgefield. [1]

Edgefield has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.58 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.43 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Edgefield that are always titled at the latitude of Edgefield (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.07 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.58 kWh/m2/day and approximately 14% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.43 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 Edgefield

Solar Radiation Data in Edgefield, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Edgefield, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Edgefield

Edgefield, 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 Edgefield is August with an average of 6.03 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.86 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.83 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Edgefield (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.69 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.76 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.99 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Edgefield

The average monthly solar radiation level in Edgefield, 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 approximately 23% 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 Edgefield 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 Edgefield

Sunrise / Sunset in Edgefield

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 12, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 1:05 pm
    • Sunset: 11:09 pm
    • Solar Noon: 6:07 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:04
Solar Energy Statistics for Edgefield

Best Months for Solar in Edgefield

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.03 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (6.06 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.41 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.45 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Edgefield

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

However, Edgefield is in Red River County and Red River County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Edgefield

The Power of Solar in Edgefield, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Edgefield, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Edgefield

Edgefield (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5734.27 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Edgefield is August with an average of 560.48 kWhac, followed by July at 544.49 kWhac and May at 531.13 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Edgefield (Louisiana) are January with an average of 374.4 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 377.99 kWhac and November at 383.57 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Edgefield

Edgefield Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Edgefield 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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Edgefield 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 Edgefield

Solar Energy Contractors in Edgefield

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

Our search for solar contractors companies located in Edgefield produced no matches.

Solar Energy Equipment in Edgefield

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Edgefield

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

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Weather Forecast for Edgefield, LA [5]

Mon Dec 11
48°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 48°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 47%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Dec 12
54°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 37°F
Max: 57°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 40%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 13
58°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 33°F
Max: 61°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 39%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Dec 14
60°F
Few Clouds
Min: 41°F
Max: 61°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 38%
Cloud cover: 12%
Fri Dec 15
52°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 34°F
Max: 52°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Dec 16
60°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 46°F
Max: 61°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Edgefield

About Edgefield

The village of Edgefield, LA in Red River County has an approximate population of 218. [6]

Edgefield Solar Power

Edgefield, LA Solar Energy

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

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