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Solar Energy in Ferriday, LA

Solar Energy in Ferriday

The month of October has the highest historical solar radition values in Ferriday with an average of 5.7 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Ferriday

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Ferriday

The total length of the day in Ferriday, LA today (December 12, 2017) will be 10 hours and 06 minutes. [More]

Ferriday, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Ferriday, LA

Solar Energy Data in Ferriday, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Ferriday, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Ferriday

Based on historical Ferriday, 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 Ferriday. [1]

Ferriday has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.66 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.48 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Ferriday that are always titled at the latitude of Ferriday (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.17 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.66 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% 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 Ferriday

Solar Radiation Data in Ferriday, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Ferriday, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Ferriday

Ferriday, LA has a average annual solar radiation value of 4.93 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Ferriday is October with an average of 5.7 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.57 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.55 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Ferriday (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.74 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.83 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.24 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Ferriday

The average monthly solar radiation level in Ferriday, LA, of 4.93 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 Ferriday 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 Ferriday

Sunrise / Sunset in Ferriday

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 12, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:56 pm
    • Sunset: 11:03 pm
    • Solar Noon: 6:00 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:06
Solar Energy Statistics for Ferriday

Best Months for Solar in Ferriday

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (5.7 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.99 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.13 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.4 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Ferriday

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

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

Solar Power Output in Ferriday

The Power of Solar in Ferriday, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Ferriday, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Ferriday

Ferriday (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5574.65 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Ferriday is October with an average of 541.95 kWhac, followed by May at 526.28 kWhac and August at 515.57 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Ferriday (Louisiana) are January with an average of 375.76 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 380.67 kWhac and February at 381.9 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Ferriday

Ferriday Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Ferriday 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]

Solar Power Poll: Ferriday

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Ferriday 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 Ferriday

Solar Energy Contractors in Ferriday

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Ferriday

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Ferriday

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

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Weather Forecast for Ferriday, LA [5]

Mon Dec 11
51°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 51°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Dec 12
54°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 29°F
Max: 54°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 51%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 13
53°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 25°F
Max: 57°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 46%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Dec 14
58°F
Light Rain
Min: 38°F
Max: 58°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 37%
Fri Dec 15
51°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 31°F
Max: 51°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Dec 16
60°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 60°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Ferriday

About Ferriday

The town of Ferriday, LA in Concordia County has an approximate population of 3,511. [6]

Ferriday Solar Power

Ferriday, LA Solar Energy

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

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