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Solar Energy in Lutcher, LA

Solar Energy in Lutcher

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Lutcher with an average of 5.75 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Lutcher

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Lutcher

The total length of the day in Lutcher, LA today (July 23, 2017) will be 13 hours and 43 minutes. [More]

Lutcher, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Lutcher, LA

Solar Energy Data in Lutcher, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Lutcher, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Lutcher

Based on historical Lutcher, 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 Lutcher. [1]

Lutcher has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.67 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.37 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Lutcher that are always titled at the latitude of Lutcher (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 18% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.37 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 Lutcher

Solar Radiation Data in Lutcher, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Lutcher, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Lutcher

Lutcher, 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 Lutcher is May with an average of 5.75 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.64 kWh/m2/day and April at 5.6 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Lutcher (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.49 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.87 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.5 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Lutcher

The average monthly solar radiation level in Lutcher, 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 Lutcher 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 Lutcher

Sunrise / Sunset in Lutcher

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:17 am
    • Sunset: 8:01 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:09 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:43
Solar Energy Statistics for Lutcher

Best Months for Solar in Lutcher

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (5.75 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (5.95 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.12 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.34 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Lutcher

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

However, Lutcher is in St. James County and St. James County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Lutcher

The Power of Solar in Lutcher, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Lutcher, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Lutcher

Lutcher (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5674.34 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Lutcher is May with an average of 544.13 kWhac, followed by April at 520.06 kWhac and October at 516.93 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Lutcher (Louisiana) are January with an average of 351.16 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 384.05 kWhac and November at 428.6 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Lutcher

Lutcher Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Lutcher averaged 9.35 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2017, which was about 26% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.70¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Lutcher Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Louisiana averaged $13.94 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2017, which was approximately 22% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $11.38 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Lutcher

Solar Energy Contractors in Lutcher

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Lutcher

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Lutcher

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

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Weather Forecast for Lutcher, LA [5]

Sun Jul 23
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 78°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 56%
Mon Jul 24
85°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 88°F
: 7 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 64%
Tue Jul 25
89°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 78°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 80%
Wed Jul 26
85°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 85°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 19%
Thu Jul 27
82°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 23%
Fri Jul 28
84°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 84°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 13%

More about Lutcher

About Lutcher

The town of Lutcher, LA in St. James County has an approximate population of 3,559. [6]

Lutcher Solar Power

Lutcher, LA Solar Energy

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

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Solar cells convert sunlight into electricity through a physical process known as the photovoltaic effect.

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