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Solar Energy in Rayville, LA

Solar Energy in Rayville

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Rayville with an average of 5.92 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Rayville

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Rayville

The total length of the day in Rayville, LA today (October 24, 2017) will be 11 hours and 05 minutes. [More]

Rayville, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Rayville, LA

Solar Energy Data in Rayville, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Rayville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Rayville

Based on historical Rayville, 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 Rayville. [1]

Rayville has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.59 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.44 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Rayville that are always titled at the latitude of Rayville (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.11 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.59 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.44 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 Rayville

Solar Radiation Data in Rayville, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Rayville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Rayville

Rayville, LA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.05 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Rayville is May with an average of 5.92 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.88 kWh/m2/day and April at 5.77 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Rayville (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.58 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.65 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.25 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Rayville

The average monthly solar radiation level in Rayville, LA, of 5.05 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day) is approximately 35% 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 Rayville 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 Rayville

Sunrise / Sunset in Rayville

  • Sunrise/Sunset for October 24, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 7:18 am
    • Sunset: 6:23 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:51 pm
    • Length of Day: 11:05
Solar Energy Statistics for Rayville

Best Months for Solar in Rayville

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (5.92 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.96 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.16 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: June (6.43 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Rayville

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

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

Solar Power Output in Rayville

The Power of Solar in Rayville, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Rayville, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Rayville

Rayville (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5726.55 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Rayville is May with an average of 559.09 kWhac, followed by April at 538.31 kWhac and June at 530.91 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Rayville (Louisiana) are January with an average of 364.58 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 367.09 kWhac and February at 405.84 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Rayville

Rayville Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Rayville averaged 9.99 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in July 2017, which was about 24% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.12¢/kWh in July. [3]

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Rayville Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Louisiana averaged $16.56 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in July 2017, which was approximately 7% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $17.75 per Mcf in July. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Rayville

Solar Energy Contractors in Rayville

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

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Solar Energy Equipment in Rayville

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Rayville

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

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Weather Forecast for Rayville, LA [5]

Tue Oct 24
64°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 48°F
Max: 65°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Oct 25
64°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 37°F
Max: 66°F
Fresh Breeze: 9 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 44%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Oct 26
72°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 45°F
Max: 74°F
Strong breeze: 12 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 36%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Oct 27
62°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 45°F
Max: 62°F
High wind, near gale: 17 mps N
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 27%
Sat Oct 28
51°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 35°F
Max: 51°F
Strong breeze: 11 mps NNE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Oct 29
58°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 30°F
Max: 58°F
Light breeze: 3 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Rayville

About Rayville

The town of Rayville, LA in Richland County has an approximate population of 3,695. [6]

Rayville Solar Power

Rayville, LA Solar Energy

To learn more about solar energy and solar power Rayville, LA, or for more solar-related resources for Rayville, 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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