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Solar Energy in Morgan City, LA

Solar Energy in Morgan City

The month of October has the highest historical solar radition values in Morgan City with an average of 5.67 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Morgan City

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Morgan City

The total length of the day in Morgan City, LA today (August 23, 2017) will be 12 hours and 59 minutes. [More]

Morgan City, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Morgan City, LA

Solar Energy Data in Morgan City, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Morgan City, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Morgan City

Based on historical Morgan City, 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 Morgan City. [1]

Morgan City has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.77 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.55 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Morgan City that are always titled at the latitude of Morgan City (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.25 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.77 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.55 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 Morgan City

Solar Radiation Data in Morgan City, LA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Morgan City.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Morgan City, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Morgan City

Morgan City, 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 Morgan City is October with an average of 5.67 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.62 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.61 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Morgan City (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.7 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.78 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.21 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Morgan City vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Morgan City

The average monthly solar radiation level in Morgan City, 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 (sorry, data not currently available) the average level of 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 Morgan City 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 Morgan City

Sunrise / Sunset in Morgan City

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:37 am
    • Sunset: 7:36 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:07 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:59
Solar Energy Statistics for Morgan City

Best Months for Solar in Morgan City

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (5.67 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (6.13 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (5.43 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.54 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Morgan City

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

However, Morgan City is in St. Mary County and St. Mary County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Morgan City

The Power of Solar in Morgan City, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Morgan City, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Morgan City

Morgan City (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5582.8 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Morgan City is October with an average of 538.82 kWhac, followed by May at 532.2 kWhac and August at 519.55 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Morgan City (Louisiana) are January with an average of 371.95 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 375.76 kWhac and February at 379.86 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Morgan City

Morgan City Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Morgan City averaged 9.88 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2017, which was about 24% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.02¢/kWh in May. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Morgan City

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Morgan City Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Louisiana averaged $15.30 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2017, which was approximately 16% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $13.21 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Morgan City

Solar Energy Contractors in Morgan City

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Morgan City

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Morgan City

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

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Weather Forecast for Morgan City, LA [5]

Wed Aug 23
89°F
Broken Clouds
Min: 73°F
Max: 91°F
Light breeze: 2 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 72%
Cloud cover: 56%
Thu Aug 24
90°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 90°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 71%
Cloud cover: 36%
Fri Aug 25
87°F
Light Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 89°F
Fresh Breeze: 10 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 80%
Sat Aug 26
79°F
Very Heavy Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 79°F
Violent Storm: 32 mps S
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 89%
Sun Aug 27
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 78°F
Severe Gale: 21 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 74%
Mon Aug 28
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 70°F
Max: 78°F
Strong breeze: 10 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Morgan City

About Morgan City

The city of Morgan City, LA in St. Mary County has an approximate population of 12,404. [6]

Morgan City Solar Power

Morgan City, LA Solar Energy

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

Did you know?

The solar energy that strikes the Earth in one hour could provide all of the Earth's energy needs for a complete year.

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