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Solar Energy in Marksville, LA

Solar Energy in Marksville

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

Solar Panels in Marksville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Marksville

The total length of the day in Marksville, LA today (November 21, 2017) will be 10 hours and 26 minutes. [More]

Marksville, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Marksville, LA

Solar Energy Data in Marksville, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Marksville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Marksville

Based on historical Marksville, 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 Marksville. [1]

Marksville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.64 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.43 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Marksville that are always titled at the latitude of Marksville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.13 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.64 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.43 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 Marksville

Solar Radiation Data in Marksville, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Marksville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Marksville

Marksville, 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 Marksville 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 Marksville (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: Marksville vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Marksville

The average monthly solar radiation level in Marksville, 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 Marksville 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 Marksville

Sunrise / Sunset in Marksville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 21, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 12:41 pm
    • Sunset: 11:07 pm
    • Solar Noon: 5:54 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:26
Solar Energy Statistics for Marksville

Best Months for Solar in Marksville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (5.7 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.98 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (5.12 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.3 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Marksville

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

However, Marksville is in Avoyelles County and Avoyelles County has at least 2 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Marksville

The Power of Solar in Marksville, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Marksville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Marksville

Marksville (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5577.07 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Marksville is October with an average of 541.23 kWhac, followed by May at 527.76 kWhac and August at 516.58 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Marksville (Louisiana) are January with an average of 374.86 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 379.51 kWhac and February at 381.43 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Marksville

Marksville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Marksville 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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Marksville 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 Marksville

Solar Energy Contractors in Marksville

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Marksville

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Marksville

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

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Weather Forecast for Marksville, LA [5]

Tue Nov 21
71°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 46°F
Max: 71°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 76%
Wed Nov 22
52°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 37°F
Max: 53°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Nov 23
47°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 52°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Nov 24
57°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 34°F
Max: 57°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Nov 25
62°F
Light Rain
Min: 37°F
Max: 62°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 3%
Sun Nov 26
61°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 35°F
Max: 61°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 34%

More about Marksville

About Marksville

The city of Marksville, LA in Avoyelles County has an approximate population of 5,702. [6]

Marksville Solar Power

Marksville, LA Solar Energy

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

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