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Solar Energy in Lecompte, LA

Solar Energy in Lecompte

The month of October has the highest historical solar radition values in Lecompte with an average of 5.7 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Lecompte

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Lecompte

The total length of the day in Lecompte, LA today (September 23, 2017) will be 12 hours and 05 minutes. [More]

Lecompte, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Lecompte, LA

Solar Energy Data in Lecompte, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Lecompte, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Lecompte

Based on historical Lecompte, 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 Lecompte. [1]

Lecompte has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.58 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.34 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Lecompte that are always titled at the latitude of Lecompte (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.05 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.58 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.34 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 Lecompte

Solar Radiation Data in Lecompte, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Lecompte, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Lecompte

Lecompte, 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 Lecompte is October with an average of 5.7 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.59 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.56 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Lecompte (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.73 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.82 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.23 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Lecompte

The average monthly solar radiation level in Lecompte, 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 Lecompte 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 Lecompte

Sunrise / Sunset in Lecompte

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:59 am
    • Sunset: 7:04 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:01 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:05
Solar Energy Statistics for Lecompte

Best Months for Solar in Lecompte

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (5.7 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.91 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (4.98 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.17 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Lecompte

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

However, Lecompte is in Rapides County and Rapides County has at least 7 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Lecompte

The Power of Solar in Lecompte, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Lecompte, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Lecompte

Lecompte (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5577.29 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Lecompte is October with an average of 541.16 kWhac, followed by May at 527.9 kWhac and August at 516.68 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Lecompte (Louisiana) are January with an average of 374.78 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 379.4 kWhac and February at 381.39 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Lecompte

Lecompte Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Lecompte 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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Lecompte 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 Lecompte

Solar Energy Contractors in Lecompte

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Lecompte

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Lecompte

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

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Weather Forecast for Lecompte, LA [5]

Sat Sep 23
95°F
Light Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 95°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps ESE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 61%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Sep 24
88°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 90°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 24%
Mon Sep 25
88°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 70°F
Max: 90°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Sep 26
87°F
Light Rain
Min: 69°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 3%
Wed Sep 27
87°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 87°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 64%
Thu Sep 28
81°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 63°F
Max: 81°F
: 10 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Lecompte

About Lecompte

The town of Lecompte, LA in Rapides County has an approximate population of 1,227. [6]

Lecompte Solar Power

Lecompte, LA Solar Energy

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

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