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Solar Energy in Port Vincent, LA

Solar Energy in Port Vincent

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

Solar Panels in Port Vincent

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Port Vincent

The total length of the day in Port Vincent, LA today (July 23, 2017) will be 13 hours and 44 minutes. [More]

Port Vincent, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Port Vincent, LA

Solar Energy Data in Port Vincent, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Port Vincent, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Port Vincent

Based on historical Port Vincent, 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 Port Vincent. [1]

Port Vincent has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.63 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 7% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.33 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Port Vincent that are always titled at the latitude of Port Vincent (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.11 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.63 kWh/m2/day and approximately 18% 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 Port Vincent

Solar Radiation Data in Port Vincent, LA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Port Vincent.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Port Vincent, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Port Vincent

Port Vincent, 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 Port Vincent is October with an average of 5.69 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.6 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.58 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Port Vincent (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.72 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.8 kWh/m2/day and February at 4.22 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar Power Comparison: Port Vincent vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Port Vincent

The average monthly solar radiation level in Port Vincent, 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 Port Vincent 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 Port Vincent

Sunrise / Sunset in Port Vincent

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:17 am
    • Sunset: 8:02 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:09 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:44
Solar Energy Statistics for Port Vincent

Best Months for Solar in Port Vincent

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (5.69 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (5.9 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.06 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.27 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Port Vincent

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

However, Port Vincent is in Livingston County and Livingston County has at least 4 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Port Vincent

The Power of Solar in Port Vincent, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Port Vincent, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Port Vincent

Port Vincent (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5580 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Port Vincent is October with an average of 540.17 kWhac, followed by May at 529.8 kWhac and August at 517.96 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Port Vincent (Louisiana) are January with an average of 373.57 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 377.84 kWhac and February at 380.74 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Port Vincent

Port Vincent Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Port Vincent 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]

Solar Power Poll: Port Vincent

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Port Vincent 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 Port Vincent

Solar Energy Contractors in Port Vincent

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Port Vincent

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Port Vincent

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

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Weather Forecast for Port Vincent, LA [5]

Sun Jul 23
78°F
Light Rain
Min: 72°F
Max: 78°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 81%
Cloud cover: 44%
Mon Jul 24
88°F
Light Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 88°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 69%
Cloud cover: 80%
Tue Jul 25
90°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 90°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps W
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 64%
Wed Jul 26
85°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 85°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 19%
Thu Jul 27
82°F
Heavy Intensity Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 23%
Fri Jul 28
84°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 84°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 13%

More about Port Vincent

About Port Vincent

The village of Port Vincent, LA in Livingston County has an approximate population of 741. [6]

Port Vincent Solar Power

Port Vincent, LA Solar Energy

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

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