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Solar Energy in Krotz Springs, LA

Solar Energy in Krotz Springs

The month of October has the highest historical solar radition values in Krotz Springs with an average of 5.69 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Krotz Springs

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Krotz Springs

The total length of the day in Krotz Springs, LA today (August 19, 2017) will be 13 hours and 07 minutes. [More]

Krotz Springs, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Krotz Springs, LA

Solar Energy Data in Krotz Springs, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Krotz Springs, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Krotz Springs

Based on historical Krotz Springs, 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 Krotz Springs. [1]

Krotz Springs has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.67 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.41 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Krotz Springs that are always titled at the latitude of Krotz Springs (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.14 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.67 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.41 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 Krotz Springs

Solar Radiation Data in Krotz Springs, LA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Krotz Springs.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Krotz Springs, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Krotz Springs

Krotz Springs, 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 Krotz Springs is October with an average of 5.69 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.6 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.58 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Krotz Springs (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.72 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: Krotz Springs vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Krotz Springs

The average monthly solar radiation level in Krotz Springs, 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 (sorry, data not currently available) the average level of 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 Krotz Springs 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 Krotz Springs

Sunrise / Sunset in Krotz Springs

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 19, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:36 am
    • Sunset: 7:44 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:10 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:07
Solar Energy Statistics for Krotz Springs

Best Months for Solar in Krotz Springs

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (5.69 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (5.9 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.04 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.29 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Krotz Springs

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

However, Krotz Springs is in St. Landry County and St. Landry County has at least 4 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Krotz Springs

The Power of Solar in Krotz Springs, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Krotz Springs, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Krotz Springs

Krotz Springs (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5579.8 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Krotz Springs is October with an average of 540.26 kWhac, followed by May at 529.65 kWhac and August at 517.86 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Krotz Springs (Louisiana) are January with an average of 373.67 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 377.97 kWhac and February at 380.8 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Krotz Springs

Krotz Springs Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Krotz Springs averaged 9.88 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2017, which was about 24% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.02¢/kWh in May. [3]

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Krotz Springs Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Louisiana averaged $15.30 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2017, which was approximately 16% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $13.21 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Krotz Springs

Solar Energy Contractors in Krotz Springs

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Krotz Springs

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Krotz Springs

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

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Weather Forecast for Krotz Springs, LA [5]

Fri Aug 18
77°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 77°F
Max: 77°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 86%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Aug 19
90°F
Light Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 92°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Aug 20
90°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 76°F
Max: 91°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 8%
Mon Aug 21
90°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 75°F
Max: 92°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Aug 22
88°F
Light Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 12%
Wed Aug 23
89°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 89°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 23%

More about Krotz Springs

About Krotz Springs

The town of Krotz Springs, LA in St. Landry County has an approximate population of 1,198. [6]

Krotz Springs Solar Power

Krotz Springs, LA Solar Energy

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

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