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Solar Energy in Plaucheville, LA

Solar Energy in Plaucheville

The month of October has the highest historical solar radition values in Plaucheville with an average of 5.69 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Plaucheville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Plaucheville

The total length of the day in Plaucheville, LA today (July 25, 2017) will be 13 hours and 46 minutes. [More]

Plaucheville, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Plaucheville, LA

Solar Energy Data in Plaucheville, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Plaucheville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Plaucheville

Based on historical Plaucheville, 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 Plaucheville. [1]

Plaucheville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.64 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.43 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Plaucheville that are always titled at the latitude of Plaucheville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.13 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.64 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.43 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 Plaucheville

Solar Radiation Data in Plaucheville, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Plaucheville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Plaucheville

Plaucheville, 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 Plaucheville is October with an average of 5.69 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.59 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.57 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Plaucheville (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.73 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.81 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.23 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Plaucheville

The average monthly solar radiation level in Plaucheville, 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 Plaucheville 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 Plaucheville

Sunrise / Sunset in Plaucheville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 25, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:21 am
    • Sunset: 8:07 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:14 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:46
Solar Energy Statistics for Plaucheville

Best Months for Solar in Plaucheville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (5.69 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.94 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (5.07 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.22 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Plaucheville

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

However, Plaucheville is in Avoyelles County and Avoyelles County has at least 2 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Plaucheville

The Power of Solar in Plaucheville, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Plaucheville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Plaucheville

Plaucheville (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5577.91 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Plaucheville is October with an average of 540.96 kWhac, followed by May at 528.31 kWhac and August at 516.95 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Plaucheville (Louisiana) are January with an average of 374.52 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 379.07 kWhac and February at 381.25 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Plaucheville

Plaucheville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Plaucheville 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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Plaucheville 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 Plaucheville

Solar Energy Contractors in Plaucheville

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Plaucheville

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Plaucheville

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

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Weather Forecast for Plaucheville, LA [5]

Tue Jul 25
84°F
Light Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 80%
Cloud cover: 80%
Wed Jul 26
90°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 75°F
Max: 92°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 8%
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 Plaucheville

About Plaucheville

The village of Plaucheville, LA in Avoyelles County has an approximate population of 248. [6]

Plaucheville Solar Power

Plaucheville, LA Solar Energy

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

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