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Solar Energy in Sarepta, LA

Solar Energy in Sarepta

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Sarepta with an average of 6.02 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Sarepta

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Sarepta

The total length of the day in Sarepta, LA today (August 22, 2017) will be 13 hours and 08 minutes. [More]

Sarepta, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Sarepta, LA

Solar Energy Data in Sarepta, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Sarepta, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Sarepta

Based on historical Sarepta, 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 Sarepta. [1]

Sarepta has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.51 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.38 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Sarepta that are always titled at the latitude of Sarepta (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.02 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.51 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 Sarepta

Solar Radiation Data in Sarepta, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Sarepta, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Sarepta

Sarepta, 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 Sarepta is August with an average of 6.02 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.82 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.79 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Sarepta (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.7 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.78 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.01 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Sarepta

The average monthly solar radiation level in Sarepta, 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 (sorry, data not currently available) the average level of 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 Sarepta 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 Sarepta

Sunrise / Sunset in Sarepta

  • Sunrise/Sunset for August 22, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:42 am
    • Sunset: 7:50 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:16 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:08
Solar Energy Statistics for Sarepta

Best Months for Solar in Sarepta

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.02 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (6.03 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.4 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.46 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Sarepta

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

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

Solar Power Output in Sarepta

The Power of Solar in Sarepta, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Sarepta, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Sarepta

Sarepta (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5730.02 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Sarepta is August with an average of 558.66 kWhac, followed by July at 541.42 kWhac and May at 528.58 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Sarepta (Louisiana) are January with an average of 376.17 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 380.1 kWhac and November at 385.24 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Sarepta

Sarepta Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Sarepta averaged 9.88 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in May 2017, which was about 24% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.02¢/kWh in May. [3]

Solar Power Poll: Sarepta

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Sarepta Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Louisiana averaged $15.30 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in May 2017, which was approximately 16% more than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $13.21 per Mcf in May. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Sarepta

Solar Energy Contractors in Sarepta

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Sarepta

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Sarepta

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

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Weather Forecast for Sarepta, LA [5]

Tue Aug 22
96°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 98°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 58%
Cloud cover: 0%
Wed Aug 23
84°F
Light Rain
Min: 71°F
Max: 85°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps NNE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 78%
Cloud cover: 44%
Thu Aug 24
80°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 65°F
Max: 82°F
: 7 mps ENE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 56%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Aug 25
79°F
Light Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 79°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 28%
Sat Aug 26
70°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 65°F
Max: 70°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 88%
Sun Aug 27
71°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 62°F
Max: 72°F
Gentle Breeze: 5 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 61%

More about Sarepta

About Sarepta

The town of Sarepta, LA in Webster County has an approximate population of 891. [6]

Sarepta Solar Power

Sarepta, LA Solar Energy

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

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