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Solar Energy in Pleasant Hill, LA

Solar Energy in Pleasant Hill

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Pleasant Hill with an average of 6.04 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Pleasant Hill

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Pleasant Hill

The total length of the day in Pleasant Hill, LA today (November 17, 2017) will be 10 hours and 28 minutes. [More]

Pleasant Hill, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Pleasant Hill, LA

Solar Energy Data in Pleasant Hill, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Pleasant Hill, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Pleasant Hill

Based on historical Pleasant Hill, 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 Pleasant Hill. [1]

Pleasant Hill has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.57 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.42 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Pleasant Hill that are always titled at the latitude of Pleasant Hill (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.06 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.57 kWh/m2/day and approximately 14% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.42 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 Pleasant Hill

Solar Radiation Data in Pleasant Hill, LA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Pleasant Hill.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Pleasant Hill, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Pleasant Hill

Pleasant Hill, LA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.06 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Pleasant Hill is August with an average of 6.04 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.86 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.84 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Pleasant Hill (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.68 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.76 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.99 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Pleasant Hill vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Pleasant Hill

The average monthly solar radiation level in Pleasant Hill, LA, of 5.06 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 36% greater than the average level of 3.73 kWh/m2/day in a city with historically low levels (WA) and is approximately 23% 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 Pleasant Hill 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 Pleasant Hill

Sunrise / Sunset in Pleasant Hill

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 17, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:45 am
    • Sunset: 6:13 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:59 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:28
Solar Energy Statistics for Pleasant Hill

Best Months for Solar in Pleasant Hill

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.04 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (6.02 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (5.22 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.34 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Pleasant Hill

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

However, Pleasant Hill is in Sabine County and Sabine County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Pleasant Hill

The Power of Solar in Pleasant Hill, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Pleasant Hill, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Pleasant Hill

Pleasant Hill (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5735.26 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Pleasant Hill is August with an average of 560.97 kWhac, followed by July at 545.32 kWhac and May at 531.81 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Pleasant Hill (Louisiana) are January with an average of 373.9 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 377.39 kWhac and November at 383.09 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Pleasant Hill

Pleasant Hill Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Pleasant Hill averaged 9.82 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2017, which was about 26% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.19¢/kWh in August. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Pleasant Hill

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Pleasant Hill Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Louisiana averaged $17.42 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2017, which was approximately 4% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $18.09 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Pleasant Hill

Solar Energy Contractors in Pleasant Hill

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Pleasant Hill

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Pleasant Hill

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

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Weather Forecast for Pleasant Hill, LA [5]

Fri Nov 17
78°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 72°F
Max: 80°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 67%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Nov 18
76°F
Light Rain
Min: 53°F
Max: 76°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 80%
Sun Nov 19
58°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 44°F
Max: 60°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 42%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Nov 20
57°F
Light Rain
Min: 42°F
Max: 57°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Nov 21
59°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 51°F
Max: 62°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps SSE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 97%
Wed Nov 22
62°F
Light Rain
Min: 48°F
Max: 62°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 3%

More about Pleasant Hill

About Pleasant Hill

The village of Pleasant Hill, LA in Sabine County has an approximate population of 723. [6]

Pleasant Hill Solar Power

Pleasant Hill, LA Solar Energy

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

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