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Solar Energy in Hosston, LA

Solar Energy in Hosston

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Hosston with an average of 6.02 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Hosston

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Hosston

The total length of the day in Hosston, LA today (December 12, 2017) will be 10 hours and 00 minutes. [More]

Hosston, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Hosston, LA

Solar Energy Data in Hosston, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Hosston, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Hosston

Based on historical Hosston, 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 Hosston. [1]

Hosston has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.52 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.39 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Hosston that are always titled at the latitude of Hosston (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.03 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.52 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.39 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 Hosston

Solar Radiation Data in Hosston, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Hosston, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Hosston

Hosston, 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 Hosston is August with an average of 6.02 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.82 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.79 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Hosston (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.7 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.78 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.01 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Hosston

The average monthly solar radiation level in Hosston, 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 Hosston 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 Hosston

Sunrise / Sunset in Hosston

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 12, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:09 am
    • Sunset: 5:10 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:09 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:00
Solar Energy Statistics for Hosston

Best Months for Solar in Hosston

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.02 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (6.09 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.57 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.53 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Hosston

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

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

Solar Power Output in Hosston

The Power of Solar in Hosston, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Hosston, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Hosston

Hosston (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5730.04 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Hosston is August with an average of 558.67 kWhac, followed by July at 541.44 kWhac and May at 528.59 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Hosston (Louisiana) are January with an average of 376.16 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 380.09 kWhac and November at 385.23 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Hosston

Hosston Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Hosston 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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Hosston 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 Hosston

Solar Energy Contractors in Hosston

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Hosston

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Hosston

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

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Weather Forecast for Hosston, LA [5]

Mon Dec 11
49°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 49°F
Max: 49°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 41%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Dec 12
52°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 34°F
Max: 54°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 33%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 13
55°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 60°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 35%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Dec 14
54°F
Light Rain
Min: 40°F
Max: 54°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 71%
Fri Dec 15
52°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 52°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Dec 16
61°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 61°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Hosston

About Hosston

The village of Hosston, LA in Caddo County has an approximate population of 318. [6]

Hosston Solar Power

Hosston, LA Solar Energy

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

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