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Solar Energy in Gueydan, LA

Solar Energy in Gueydan

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Gueydan with an average of 5.74 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Gueydan

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Gueydan

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

Gueydan, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Gueydan, LA

Solar Energy Data in Gueydan, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Gueydan, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Gueydan

Based on historical Gueydan, 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 Gueydan. [1]

Gueydan has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.68 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.44 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Gueydan that are always titled at the latitude of Gueydan (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.15 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.68 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.44 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 Gueydan

Solar Radiation Data in Gueydan, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Gueydan, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Gueydan

Gueydan, LA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.03 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Gueydan is May with an average of 5.74 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.66 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.6 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Gueydan (Louisiana) are December with an average of 3.7 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.77 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.51 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Gueydan

The average monthly solar radiation level in Gueydan, LA, of 5.03 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 35% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 24% 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 Gueydan 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 Gueydan

Sunrise / Sunset in Gueydan

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 24, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:59 am
    • Sunset: 7:03 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:01 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:03
Solar Energy Statistics for Gueydan

Best Months for Solar in Gueydan

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (5.74 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (5.96 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (5.12 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.36 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Gueydan

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

However, Gueydan is in Vermilion County and Vermilion County has at least 1 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Gueydan

The Power of Solar in Gueydan, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Gueydan, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Gueydan

Gueydan (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5694.77 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Gueydan is May with an average of 541.52 kWhac, followed by August at 521.36 kWhac and July at 517.44 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Gueydan (Louisiana) are December with an average of 370.29 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 381.54 kWhac and November at 427.11 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Gueydan

Gueydan Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Gueydan 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]

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Gueydan 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 Gueydan

Solar Energy Contractors in Gueydan

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Gueydan

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Gueydan

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

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Weather Forecast for Gueydan, LA [5]

Sun Sep 24
92°F
Light Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 92°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Sep 25
82°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 82°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 77%
Cloud cover: 12%
Tue Sep 26
87°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 87°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 36%
Wed Sep 27
90°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 74°F
Max: 90°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 28
86°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 74°F
Max: 86°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 3%
Fri Sep 29
83°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 69°F
Max: 83°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 7%

More about Gueydan

About Gueydan

The town of Gueydan, LA in Vermilion County has an approximate population of 1,398. [6]

Gueydan Solar Power

Gueydan, LA Solar Energy

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

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