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Solar Energy in Montgomery, LA

Solar Energy in Montgomery

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Montgomery with an average of 6.04 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Montgomery

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Montgomery

The total length of the day in Montgomery, LA today (October 23, 2017) will be 11 hours and 07 minutes. [More]

Montgomery, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Montgomery, LA

Solar Energy Data in Montgomery, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Montgomery, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Montgomery

Based on historical Montgomery, 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 Montgomery. [1]

Montgomery has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.6 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.44 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Montgomery that are always titled at the latitude of Montgomery (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.09 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.6 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.44 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 Montgomery

Solar Radiation Data in Montgomery, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Montgomery, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Montgomery

Montgomery, LA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.06 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Montgomery is August with an average of 6.04 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.87 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.85 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Montgomery (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.68 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.75 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.98 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Montgomery

The average monthly solar radiation level in Montgomery, LA, of 5.06 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 36% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 23% 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 Montgomery 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 Montgomery

Sunrise / Sunset in Montgomery

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:22 am
    • Sunset: 6:29 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:55 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:07
Solar Energy Statistics for Montgomery

Best Months for Solar in Montgomery

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.04 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (6.02 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (5.2 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.31 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Montgomery

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

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

Solar Power Output in Montgomery

The Power of Solar in Montgomery, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Montgomery, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Montgomery

Montgomery (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5735.88 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Montgomery is August with an average of 561.28 kWhac, followed by July at 545.86 kWhac and May at 532.26 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Montgomery (Louisiana) are January with an average of 373.57 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 377 kWhac and November at 382.78 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Montgomery

Montgomery Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Montgomery averaged 9.99 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2017, which was about 24% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.12¢/kWh in July. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Montgomery

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Montgomery Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Louisiana averaged $16.56 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July 2017, which was approximately 7% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.75 per Mcf in July. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Montgomery

Solar Energy Contractors in Montgomery

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

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

Solar Energy Equipment in Montgomery

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

Sorry, no local business selling solar equipment were found.

Our search for companies selling solar parts located in Montgomery produced no matches.

Energy Conservation Consultants in Montgomery

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

Sorry, no local energy conservation specialists were found.

Our search for energy conservation specialists located in Montgomery produced no matches.

Weather Forecast for Montgomery, LA [5]

Mon Oct 23
55°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 55°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Oct 24
65°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 50°F
Max: 65°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 57%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Oct 25
62°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 42°F
Max: 63°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Oct 26
68°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 47°F
Max: 68°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Oct 27
62°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 46°F
Max: 62°F
Strong breeze: 10 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 46%
Sat Oct 28
52°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 36°F
Max: 52°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Montgomery

About Montgomery

The town of Montgomery, LA in Grant County has an approximate population of 730. [6]

Montgomery Solar Power

Montgomery, LA Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

Nineteen-year-old Edmund Becquerel, a French experimental physicist, discovered the basis of solar energy in 1839.

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