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Solar Energy in Pine Prairie, LA

Solar Energy in Pine Prairie

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Pine Prairie with an average of 5.72 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Pine Prairie

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Pine Prairie

The total length of the day in Pine Prairie, LA today (October 23, 2017) will be 11 hours and 09 minutes. [More]

Pine Prairie, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Pine Prairie, LA

Solar Energy Data in Pine Prairie, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Pine Prairie, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Pine Prairie

Based on historical Pine Prairie, 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 Pine Prairie. [1]

Pine Prairie has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.58 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 6% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.33 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Pine Prairie that are always titled at the latitude of Pine Prairie (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.05 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.58 kWh/m2/day and approximately 17% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.33 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 Pine Prairie

Solar Radiation Data in Pine Prairie, LA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Pine Prairie.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Pine Prairie, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Pine Prairie

Pine Prairie, LA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.03 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Pine Prairie is May with an average of 5.72 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.63 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.58 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Pine Prairie (Louisiana) are December with an average of 3.72 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.78 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.53 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Pine Prairie vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Pine Prairie

The average monthly solar radiation level in Pine Prairie, LA, of 5.03 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 Pine Prairie 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 Pine Prairie

Sunrise / Sunset in Pine Prairie

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:19 am
    • Sunset: 6:28 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:53 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:09
Solar Energy Statistics for Pine Prairie

Best Months for Solar in Pine Prairie

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (5.72 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.76 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (4.84 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.13 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Pine Prairie

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

However, Pine Prairie is in Evangeline County and Evangeline County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Pine Prairie

The Power of Solar in Pine Prairie, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Pine Prairie, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Pine Prairie

Pine Prairie (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5690.91 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Pine Prairie is May with an average of 539.02 kWhac, followed by August at 519.67 kWhac and October at 517.83 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Pine Prairie (Louisiana) are December with an average of 372.1 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 382.98 kWhac and November at 428.91 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Pine Prairie

Pine Prairie Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Pine Prairie 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: Pine Prairie

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Pine Prairie 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 Pine Prairie

Solar Energy Contractors in Pine Prairie

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Pine Prairie

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Pine Prairie

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

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Weather Forecast for Pine Prairie, LA [5]

Mon Oct 23
55°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 55°F
Light breeze: 2 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 79%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Oct 24
66°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 67°F
Strong breeze: 13 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 63%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Oct 25
63°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 40°F
Max: 64°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 48%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Oct 26
68°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 39°F
Max: 68°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Oct 27
70°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 46°F
Max: 70°F
Strong breeze: 10 mps NNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 56%
Sat Oct 28
50°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 37°F
Max: 50°F
High wind, near gale: 15 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 12%

More about Pine Prairie

About Pine Prairie

The village of Pine Prairie, LA in Evangeline County has an approximate population of 1,610. [6]

Pine Prairie Solar Power

Pine Prairie, LA Solar Energy

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

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