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Solar Energy in Pearl River, LA

Solar Energy in Pearl River

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Pearl River with an average of 5.73 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Pearl River

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Pearl River

The total length of the day in Pearl River, LA today (December 12, 2017) will be 10 hours and 12 minutes. [More]

Pearl River, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Pearl River, LA

Solar Energy Data in Pearl River, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Pearl River, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Pearl River

Based on historical Pearl River, 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 Pearl River. [1]

Pearl River has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.66 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.4 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Pearl River that are always titled at the latitude of Pearl River (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.15 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.66 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.4 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 Pearl River

Solar Radiation Data in Pearl River, LA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Pearl River.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Pearl River, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Pearl River

Pearl River, 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 Pearl River is May with an average of 5.73 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.62 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 Pearl River (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.5 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.87 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.51 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Pearl River vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Pearl River

The average monthly solar radiation level in Pearl River, 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 Pearl River 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 Pearl River

Sunrise / Sunset in Pearl River

  • Sunrise/Sunset for December 12, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:46 am
    • Sunset: 4:59 pm
    • Solar Noon: 11:53 am
    • Length of Day: 10:12
Solar Energy Statistics for Pearl River

Best Months for Solar in Pearl River

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (5.73 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: May (5.95 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: May (5.13 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.35 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Pearl River

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

However, Pearl River is in St. Tammany County and St. Tammany County has at least 21 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Pearl River

The Power of Solar in Pearl River, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Pearl River, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Pearl River

Pearl River (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5672.9 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Pearl River is May with an average of 543.01 kWhac, followed by April at 519.52 kWhac and October at 517.44 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Pearl River (Louisiana) are January with an average of 351.78 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 384.94 kWhac and November at 429.44 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Pearl River

Pearl River Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Pearl River averaged 9.87 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in September 2017, which was about 26% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.30¢/kWh in September. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Pearl River

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Pearl River Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Louisiana averaged $16.60 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in September 2017, which was approximately 2% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.01 per Mcf in September. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Pearl River

Solar Energy Contractors in Pearl River

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Pearl River

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Pearl River

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

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Weather Forecast for Pearl River, LA [5]

Mon Dec 11
51°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 51°F
Max: 51°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Dec 12
56°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 33°F
Max: 56°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Dec 13
55°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 28°F
Max: 56°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Dec 14
62°F
Light Rain
Min: 50°F
Max: 62°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 70%
Fri Dec 15
50°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 42°F
Max: 50°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 19%
Sat Dec 16
60°F
Light Rain
Min: 43°F
Max: 63°F
: 7 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Pearl River

About Pearl River

The town of Pearl River, LA in St. Tammany County has an approximate population of 2,506. [6]

Pearl River Solar Power

Pearl River, LA Solar Energy

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

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