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Solar Energy in Lockport, LA

Solar Energy in Lockport

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Lockport with an average of 5.76 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Lockport

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Lockport

The total length of the day in Lockport, LA today (November 23, 2017) will be 10 hours and 29 minutes. [More]

Lockport, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Lockport, LA

Solar Energy Data in Lockport, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Lockport, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Lockport

Based on historical Lockport, 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 Lockport. [1]

Lockport has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.67 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 8% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.34 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Lockport that are always titled at the latitude of Lockport (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.15 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.67 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% 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 Lockport

Solar Radiation Data in Lockport, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Lockport, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Lockport

Lockport, LA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.02 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Lockport is May with an average of 5.76 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.66 kWh/m2/day and April at 5.61 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Lockport (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.49 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.85 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.49 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Lockport

The average monthly solar radiation level in Lockport, LA, of 5.02 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 Lockport 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 Lockport

Sunrise / Sunset in Lockport

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:33 pm
    • Sunset: 11:03 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:48 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:29
Solar Energy Statistics for Lockport

Best Months for Solar in Lockport

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (5.76 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (6 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (5.16 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.41 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Lockport

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

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

Solar Power Output in Lockport

The Power of Solar in Lockport, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Lockport, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Lockport

Lockport (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5675.95 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Lockport is May with an average of 545.51 kWhac, followed by April at 520.74 kWhac and July at 517.13 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Lockport (Louisiana) are January with an average of 350.38 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 382.9 kWhac and November at 427.53 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Lockport

Lockport Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Lockport averaged 9.82 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2017, which was about 26% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.19¢/kWh in August. [3]

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Lockport Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Louisiana averaged $17.42 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2017, which was approximately 4% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $18.09 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Lockport

Solar Energy Contractors in Lockport

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

Our search for solar contractors companies located in Lockport produced no matches.

Solar Energy Equipment in Lockport

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Lockport

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

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Weather Forecast for Lockport, LA [5]

Wed Nov 22
48°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 48°F
High wind, near gale: 16 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Nov 23
56°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 45°F
Max: 60°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Nov 24
60°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 46°F
Max: 63°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 100%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Nov 25
66°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 49°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Nov 26
65°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 43°F
Max: 65°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Nov 27
64°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 38°F
Max: 64°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Lockport

About Lockport

The town of Lockport, LA in Lafourche County has an approximate population of 2,578. [6]

Lockport Solar Power

Lockport, LA Solar Energy

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

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