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Solar Energy in Provencal, LA

Solar Energy in Provencal

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

Solar Panels in Provencal

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Provencal

The total length of the day in Provencal, LA today (September 19, 2017) will be 12 hours and 12 minutes. [More]

Provencal, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Provencal, LA

Solar Energy Data in Provencal, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Provencal, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Provencal

Based on historical Provencal, 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 Provencal. [1]

Provencal has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.56 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 4% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.38 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Provencal that are always titled at the latitude of Provencal (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.05 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.56 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.38 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 Provencal

Solar Radiation Data in Provencal, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Provencal, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Provencal

Provencal, 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 Provencal is August with an average of 6.04 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.87 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.85 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Provencal (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.68 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.75 kWh/m2/day and November at 3.98 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Provencal

The average monthly solar radiation level in Provencal, 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 Provencal 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 Provencal

Sunrise / Sunset in Provencal

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 19, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:59 am
    • Sunset: 7:12 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:06 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:12
Solar Energy Statistics for Provencal

Best Months for Solar in Provencal

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.04 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.91 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (5.02 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.23 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Provencal

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

However, Provencal is in Natchitoches County and Natchitoches County has at least 0 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Provencal

The Power of Solar in Provencal, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Provencal, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Provencal

Provencal (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5735.94 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Provencal is August with an average of 561.31 kWhac, followed by July at 545.91 kWhac and May at 532.3 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Provencal (Louisiana) are January with an average of 373.54 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 376.96 kWhac and November at 382.75 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Provencal

Provencal Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Provencal averaged 10.19 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in June 2017, which was about 23% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.22¢/kWh in June. [3]

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Provencal Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Louisiana averaged $15.85 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in June 2017, which was approximately 1% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $15.98 per Mcf in June. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Provencal

Solar Energy Contractors in Provencal

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Provencal

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Provencal

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

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Weather Forecast for Provencal, LA [5]

Mon Sep 18
72°F
Few Clouds
Min: 72°F
Max: 72°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 94%
Cloud cover: 20%
Tue Sep 19
87°F
Few Clouds
Min: 72°F
Max: 89°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 73%
Cloud cover: 20%
Wed Sep 20
88°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 75°F
Max: 91°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 70%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 21
89°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 74°F
Max: 91°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 65%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Sep 22
89°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 72°F
Max: 89°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Sep 23
89°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 71°F
Max: 89°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps ESE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Provencal

About Provencal

The village of Provencal, LA in Natchitoches County has an approximate population of 611. [6]

Provencal Solar Power

Provencal, LA Solar Energy

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

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