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Solar Energy in Pineville, LA

Solar Energy in Pineville

The month of October has the highest historical solar radition values in Pineville with an average of 5.7 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Pineville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Pineville

The total length of the day in Pineville, LA today (July 25, 2017) will be 13 hours and 47 minutes. [More]

Pineville, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Pineville, LA

Solar Energy Data in Pineville, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Pineville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Pineville

Based on historical Pineville, 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 Pineville. [1]

Pineville 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 4.41 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Pineville that are always titled at the latitude of Pineville (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 4.41 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 Pineville

Solar Radiation Data in Pineville, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Pineville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Pineville

Pineville, 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 Pineville is October with an average of 5.7 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.58 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.56 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Pineville (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.73 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.82 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.23 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Pineville

The average monthly solar radiation level in Pineville, 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 approximately 25% 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 Pineville 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 Pineville

Sunrise / Sunset in Pineville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 25, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:22 am
    • Sunset: 8:10 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:16 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:47
Solar Energy Statistics for Pineville

Best Months for Solar in Pineville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (5.7 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.93 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.02 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.27 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Pineville

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

However, Pineville is in Rapides County and Rapides County has at least 7 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Pineville

The Power of Solar in Pineville, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Pineville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Pineville

Pineville (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5576.15 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Pineville is October with an average of 541.52 kWhac, followed by May at 527.18 kWhac and August at 516.19 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Pineville (Louisiana) are January with an average of 375.22 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 379.97 kWhac and February at 381.62 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Pineville

Pineville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Pineville averaged 9.35 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in April 2017, which was about 26% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 12.70¢/kWh in April. [3]

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Pineville Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Louisiana averaged $13.94 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in April 2017, which was approximately 22% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $11.38 per Mcf in April. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Pineville

Solar Energy Contractors in Pineville

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Pineville

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Pineville

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

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Weather Forecast for Pineville, LA [5]

Tue Jul 25
82°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 91%
Cloud cover: 80%
Wed Jul 26
89°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 75°F
Max: 92°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 85%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jul 27
89°F
Light Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 3%
Fri Jul 28
91°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 77°F
Max: 91°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 3%
Sat Jul 29
89°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 89°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 7%
Sun Jul 30
83°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 84°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 49%

More about Pineville

About Pineville

The city of Pineville, LA in Rapides County has an approximate population of 14,555. [6]

Pineville Solar Power

Pineville, LA Solar Energy

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

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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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