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Solar Energy in Mer Rouge, LA

Solar Energy in Mer Rouge

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Solar Panels in Mer Rouge

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Mer Rouge

The total length of the day in Mer Rouge, LA today (November 17, 2017) will be 10 hours and 24 minutes. [More]

Mer Rouge, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Mer Rouge, LA

Solar Energy Data in Mer Rouge, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Mer Rouge, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Mer Rouge

Based on historical Mer Rouge, 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 Mer Rouge. [1]

Mer Rouge has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.6 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.49 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Mer Rouge that are always titled at the latitude of Mer Rouge (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.13 kWh/m2/day, or about 12% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.6 kWh/m2/day and approximately 14% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.49 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 Mer Rouge

Solar Radiation Data in Mer Rouge, LA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Mer Rouge.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Mer Rouge, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Mer Rouge

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Solar Power Comparison: Mer Rouge vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Mer Rouge

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Solar Power: vs. the U.S.

Below is a month-by-month comparison of how average Mer Rouge 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 Mer Rouge

Sunrise / Sunset in Mer Rouge

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 17, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:39 am
    • Sunset: 6:04 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:52 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:24
Solar Energy Statistics for Mer Rouge

Best Months for Solar in Mer Rouge

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation n/a
    • ATaL: August (6.05 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.45 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.5 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Mer Rouge

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

However, Mer Rouge is in Morehouse County and Morehouse County has at least 1 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Mer Rouge

The Power of Solar in Mer Rouge, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Mer Rouge, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Mer Rouge

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Cost of Utilities in Mer Rouge

Mer Rouge Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Mer Rouge 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]

Solar Power Poll: Mer Rouge

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Mer Rouge 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 Mer Rouge

Solar Energy Contractors in Mer Rouge

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Mer Rouge

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Mer Rouge

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

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Weather Forecast for Mer Rouge, LA [5]

Fri Nov 17
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 73°F
Max: 80°F
Strong breeze: 10 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Nov 18
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 76°F
High wind, near gale: 14 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 92%
Sun Nov 19
57°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 37°F
Max: 58°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 45%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Nov 20
53°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 32°F
Max: 53°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 15%
Tue Nov 21
53°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 40°F
Max: 55°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 99%
Wed Nov 22
58°F
Light Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 58°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 78%

More about Mer Rouge

About Mer Rouge

The village of Mer Rouge, LA in Morehouse County has an approximate population of 628. [6]

Mer Rouge Solar Power

Mer Rouge, LA Solar Energy

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

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