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Solar Energy in Leesville, LA

Solar Energy in Leesville

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

Solar Panels in Leesville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Leesville

The total length of the day in Leesville, LA today (August 19, 2017) will be 13 hours and 09 minutes. [More]

Leesville, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Leesville, LA

Solar Energy Data in Leesville, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Leesville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Leesville

Based on historical Leesville, 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 Leesville. [1]

Leesville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.56 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.31 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Leesville that are always titled at the latitude of Leesville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.03 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.56 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.31 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 Leesville

Solar Radiation Data in Leesville, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Leesville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Leesville

Leesville, 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 Leesville is May with an average of 5.7 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.61 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.57 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Leesville (Louisiana) are December with an average of 3.73 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.79 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.54 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Leesville

The average monthly solar radiation level in Leesville, 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 (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 Leesville 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 Leesville

Sunrise / Sunset in Leesville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 19, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:41 am
    • Sunset: 7:50 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:16 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:09
Solar Energy Statistics for Leesville

Best Months for Solar in Leesville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (5.7 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.87 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (4.92 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.19 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Leesville

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

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

Solar Power Output in Leesville

The Power of Solar in Leesville, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Leesville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Leesville

Leesville (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5688.81 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Leesville is May with an average of 537.81 kWhac, followed by August at 518.84 kWhac and October at 518.31 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Leesville (Louisiana) are December with an average of 372.94 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 383.64 kWhac and November at 429.74 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Leesville

Leesville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Leesville 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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Leesville 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 Leesville

Solar Energy Contractors in Leesville

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Leesville

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Leesville

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

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Weather Forecast for Leesville, LA [5]

Fri Aug 18
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 78°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Aug 19
92°F
Light Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 95°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 60%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Aug 20
92°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 92°F
: 3 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Aug 21
90°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 76°F
Max: 92°F
: 3 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Aug 22
87°F
Light Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 15%
Wed Aug 23
89°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 89°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 13%

More about Leesville

About Leesville

The city of Leesville, LA in Vernon County has an approximate population of 6,612. [6]

Leesville Solar Power

Leesville, LA Solar Energy

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

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