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Solar Energy in French Settlement, LA

Solar Energy in French Settlement

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

Solar Panels in French Settlement

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

Sunrise & Sunset in French Settlement

The total length of the day in French Settlement, LA today (July 20, 2017) will be 13 hours and 49 minutes. [More]

French Settlement, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in French Settlement, LA

Solar Energy Data in French Settlement, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for French Settlement, LA

Solar Radiation Data in French Settlement

Based on historical French Settlement, 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 French Settlement. [1]

French Settlement has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.66 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.4 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in French Settlement that are always titled at the latitude of French Settlement (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.13 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.66 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.4 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 French Settlement

Solar Radiation Data in French Settlement, LA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in French Settlement.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for French Settlement, LA

Solar Radiation Data in French Settlement

French Settlement, 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 French Settlement is October with an average of 5.68 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.6 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.59 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in French Settlement (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.71 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.8 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.22 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: French Settlement vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in French Settlement

The average monthly solar radiation level in French Settlement, 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 French Settlement 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 French Settlement

Sunrise / Sunset in French Settlement

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 20, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:15 am
    • Sunset: 8:04 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:09 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:49
Solar Energy Statistics for French Settlement

Best Months for Solar in French Settlement

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (5.68 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (5.95 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (5.11 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.35 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in French Settlement

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

However, French Settlement is in Livingston County and Livingston County has at least 4 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in French Settlement

The Power of Solar in French Settlement, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for French Settlement, LA

Solar Radiation Data in French Settlement

French Settlement (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5580.76 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in French Settlement is October with an average of 539.85 kWhac, followed by May at 530.39 kWhac and August at 518.35 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in French Settlement (Louisiana) are January with an average of 373.18 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 377.34 kWhac and February at 380.53 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in French Settlement

French Settlement Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in French Settlement averaged 9.35 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2017, which was about 26% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.70¢/kWh in April. [3]

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French Settlement Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Louisiana averaged $13.94 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2017, which was approximately 22% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $11.38 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Solar Businesses in French Settlement

Solar Energy Contractors in French Settlement

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

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

Solar Energy Equipment in French Settlement

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in French Settlement

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

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Weather Forecast for French Settlement, LA [5]

Thu Jul 20
93°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 93°F
Light breeze: 3 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 8%
Fri Jul 21
92°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 92°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 8%
Sat Jul 22
87°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 78°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 22%
Sun Jul 23
85°F
Light Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 85°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 29%
Mon Jul 24
90°F
Light Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 90°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 28%
Tue Jul 25
93°F
Light Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 93°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 24%

More about French Settlement

About French Settlement

The village of French Settlement, LA in Livingston County has an approximate population of 1,116. [6]

French Settlement Solar Power

French Settlement, LA Solar Energy

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

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