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Solar Energy in Saint Gabriel, LA

Solar Energy in Saint Gabriel

The month of October has the highest historical solar radition values in Saint Gabriel with an average of 5.68 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Saint Gabriel

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Saint Gabriel

The total length of the day in Saint Gabriel, LA today (July 25, 2017) will be 13 hours and 43 minutes. [More]

Saint Gabriel, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Saint Gabriel, LA

Solar Energy Data in Saint Gabriel, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Saint Gabriel, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Saint Gabriel

Based on historical Saint Gabriel, 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 Saint Gabriel. [1]

Saint Gabriel has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.64 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 8% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.31 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Saint Gabriel that are always titled at the latitude of Saint Gabriel (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.11 kWh/m2/day, or about 10% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.64 kWh/m2/day and approximately 19% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.31 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 Saint Gabriel

Solar Radiation Data in Saint Gabriel, LA

See the chart below for monthly solar radiation levels in Saint Gabriel.

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Saint Gabriel, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Saint Gabriel

Saint Gabriel, 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 Saint Gabriel is October with an average of 5.68 kWh/m2/day, followed by August at 5.6 kWh/m2/day and May at 5.59 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Saint Gabriel (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.71 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: Saint Gabriel vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Saint Gabriel

The average monthly solar radiation level in Saint Gabriel, 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 Saint Gabriel 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 Saint Gabriel

Sunrise / Sunset in Saint Gabriel

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 25, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:19 am
    • Sunset: 8:02 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:10 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:43
Solar Energy Statistics for Saint Gabriel

Best Months for Solar in Saint Gabriel

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation October (5.68 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: April (5.92 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: April (5.11 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: May (6.32 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Saint Gabriel

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

However, Saint Gabriel is in Iberville County and Iberville County has at least 4 solar insallations right now. [1]

Solar Power Output in Saint Gabriel

The Power of Solar in Saint Gabriel, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Saint Gabriel, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Saint Gabriel

Saint Gabriel (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5580.9 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Saint Gabriel is October with an average of 539.79 kWhac, followed by May at 530.51 kWhac and August at 518.43 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Saint Gabriel (Louisiana) are January with an average of 373.1 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 377.24 kWhac and February at 380.49 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Saint Gabriel

Saint Gabriel Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Saint Gabriel 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: Saint Gabriel

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Saint Gabriel 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 Saint Gabriel

Solar Energy Contractors in Saint Gabriel

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Saint Gabriel

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Saint Gabriel

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

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Weather Forecast for Saint Gabriel, LA [5]

Tue Jul 25
85°F
Light Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 87°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 87%
Cloud cover: 64%
Wed Jul 26
90°F
Few Clouds
Min: 76°F
Max: 91°F
: 5 mps NW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 84%
Cloud cover: 20%
Thu Jul 27
90°F
Light Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 90°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 18%
Fri Jul 28
92°F
Light Rain
Min: 79°F
Max: 92°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 1%
Sat Jul 29
92°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 81°F
Max: 92°F
Moderate breeze: 7 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 12%
Sun Jul 30
83°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 85°F
Fresh Breeze: 8 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 66%

More about Saint Gabriel

About Saint Gabriel

The city of Saint Gabriel, LA in Iberville County has an approximate population of 6,677. [6]

Saint Gabriel Solar Power

Saint Gabriel, LA Solar Energy

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

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