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Solar Energy in Grand Cane, LA

Solar Energy in Grand Cane

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

Solar Panels in Grand Cane

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Grand Cane

The total length of the day in Grand Cane, LA today (September 24, 2017) will be 12 hours and 03 minutes. [More]

Grand Cane, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Grand Cane, LA

Solar Energy Data in Grand Cane, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Grand Cane, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Grand Cane

Based on historical Grand Cane, 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 Grand Cane. [1]

Grand Cane has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.57 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 Grand Cane that are always titled at the latitude of Grand Cane (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.06 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.57 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 Grand Cane

Solar Radiation Data in Grand Cane, LA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Grand Cane.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Grand Cane, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Grand Cane

Grand Cane, 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 Grand Cane is August with an average of 6.03 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.85 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 Grand Cane (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: Grand Cane vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Grand Cane

The average monthly solar radiation level in Grand Cane, 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 Grand Cane 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 Grand Cane

Sunrise / Sunset in Grand Cane

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 24, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:05 am
    • Sunset: 7:08 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:06 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:03
Solar Energy Statistics for Grand Cane

Best Months for Solar in Grand Cane

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.03 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.98 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.37 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.42 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Grand Cane

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

However, Grand Cane is in De Soto County and De Soto County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Grand Cane

The Power of Solar in Grand Cane, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Grand Cane, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Grand Cane

Grand Cane (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5734.12 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Grand Cane is August with an average of 560.41 kWhac, followed by July at 544.37 kWhac and May at 531.03 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Grand Cane (Louisiana) are January with an average of 374.47 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 378.07 kWhac and November at 383.63 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Grand Cane

Grand Cane Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Grand Cane averaged 10.19 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2017, which was about 23% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.22¢/kWh in June. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Grand Cane

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Grand Cane Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Louisiana averaged $15.85 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2017, which was approximately 1% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.98 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Grand Cane

Solar Energy Contractors in Grand Cane

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Grand Cane

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Grand Cane

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

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Weather Forecast for Grand Cane, LA [5]

Sun Sep 24
92°F
Light Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 92°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 25
87°F
Few Clouds
Min: 72°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 12%
Tue Sep 26
88°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 71°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 59%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Sep 27
88°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 69°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 3%
Thu Sep 28
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 67°F
Max: 81°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 1%
Fri Sep 29
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 79°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 6%

More about Grand Cane

About Grand Cane

The village of Grand Cane, LA in De Soto County has an approximate population of 242. [6]

Grand Cane Solar Power

Grand Cane, LA Solar Energy

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

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