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Solar Energy in Shongaloo, LA

Solar Energy in Shongaloo

The month of August has the highest historical solar radition values in Shongaloo with an average of 6.01 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Shongaloo

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Shongaloo

The total length of the day in Shongaloo, LA today (September 19, 2017) will be 12 hours and 13 minutes. [More]

Shongaloo, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Shongaloo, LA

Solar Energy Data in Shongaloo, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Shongaloo, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Shongaloo

Based on historical Shongaloo, 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 Shongaloo. [1]

Shongaloo has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.52 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 2% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.41 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Shongaloo that are always titled at the latitude of Shongaloo (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.03 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.52 kWh/m2/day and approximately 14% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.41 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 Shongaloo

Solar Radiation Data in Shongaloo, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Shongaloo, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Shongaloo

Shongaloo, 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 Shongaloo is August with an average of 6.01 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 Shongaloo (Louisiana) are January with an average of 3.7 kWh/m2/day, followed by December with an average of 3.79 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.01 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Shongaloo

The average monthly solar radiation level in Shongaloo, 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 Shongaloo 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 Shongaloo

Sunrise / Sunset in Shongaloo

  • Sunrise/Sunset for September 19, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:59 am
    • Sunset: 7:13 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:06 pm
    • Length of Day: 12:13
Solar Energy Statistics for Shongaloo

Best Months for Solar in Shongaloo

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.01 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (6.02 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.43 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.47 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Shongaloo

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

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

Solar Power Output in Shongaloo

The Power of Solar in Shongaloo, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Shongaloo, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Shongaloo

Shongaloo (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5729.74 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Shongaloo is August with an average of 558.55 kWhac, followed by July at 541.24 kWhac and May at 528.43 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Shongaloo (Louisiana) are January with an average of 376.27 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 380.22 kWhac and November at 385.34 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Shongaloo

Shongaloo Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Shongaloo 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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Shongaloo 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 Shongaloo

Solar Energy Contractors in Shongaloo

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Shongaloo

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Shongaloo

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

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Weather Forecast for Shongaloo, LA [5]

Mon Sep 18
72°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 72°F
Max: 72°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 96%
Cloud cover: 0%
Tue Sep 19
82°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 87°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 83%
Cloud cover: 48%
Wed Sep 20
88°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 76°F
Max: 90°F
Moderate breeze: 6 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Sep 21
88°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 75°F
Max: 91°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 64%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Sep 22
89°F
Light Rain
Min: 73°F
Max: 89°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps SSE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 2%
Sat Sep 23
89°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 71°F
Max: 89°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps SE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Shongaloo

About Shongaloo

The village of Shongaloo, LA in Webster County has an approximate population of 182. [6]

Shongaloo Solar Power

Shongaloo, LA Solar Energy

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

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