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Solar Energy in Shreveport, LA

Solar Energy in Shreveport

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

Solar Panels in Shreveport

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Shreveport

The total length of the day in Shreveport, LA today (November 23, 2017) will be 10 hours and 18 minutes. [More]

Shreveport, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Shreveport, LA

Solar Energy Data in Shreveport, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Shreveport, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Shreveport

Based on historical Shreveport, 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 Shreveport. [1]

Shreveport has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.54 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 3% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.39 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Shreveport that are always titled at the latitude of Shreveport (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.04 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.54 kWh/m2/day and approximately 15% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.39 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 Shreveport

Solar Radiation Data in Shreveport, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Shreveport, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Shreveport

Shreveport, 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 Shreveport is August with an average of 6.02 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.83 kWh/m2/day and June at 5.81 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Shreveport (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 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Shreveport

The average monthly solar radiation level in Shreveport, 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 Shreveport 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 Shreveport

Sunrise / Sunset in Shreveport

  • Sunrise/Sunset for November 23, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:52 am
    • Sunset: 5:10 pm
    • Solar Noon: 12:01 pm
    • Length of Day: 10:18
Solar Energy Statistics for Shreveport

Best Months for Solar in Shreveport

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.02 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (6.08 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.46 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.5 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Shreveport

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

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

Solar Power Output in Shreveport

The Power of Solar in Shreveport, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Shreveport, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Shreveport

Shreveport (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5731.7 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Shreveport is August with an average of 559.35 kWhac, followed by July at 542.57 kWhac and May at 529.53 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Shreveport (Louisiana) are January with an average of 375.52 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 379.33 kWhac and November at 384.63 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Shreveport

Shreveport Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Shreveport averaged 9.82 cents per kilowatthour (¢/kWh) in August 2017, which was about 26% less than the overall U.S. average residential electricity rate of 13.19¢/kWh in August. [3]

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Shreveport Natural Gas Costs

Natural gas prices (residential) in Louisiana averaged $17.42 per thousand cubic feet (Mcf) in August 2017, which was approximately 4% less than the overall U.S. average residential natural gas rate of $18.09 per Mcf in August. [4]

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Solar Businesses in Shreveport

Solar Energy Contractors in Shreveport

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Shreveport

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Shreveport

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

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Weather Forecast for Shreveport, LA [5]

Wed Nov 22
33°F
Few Clouds
Min: 33°F
Max: 33°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NE
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 76%
Cloud cover: 20%
Thu Nov 23
54°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 28°F
Max: 58°F
Light breeze: 2 mps
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 0%
Fri Nov 24
63°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 33°F
Max: 66°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Nov 25
65°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 39°F
Max: 69°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 50%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sun Nov 26
59°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 39°F
Max: 59°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps E
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Mon Nov 27
61°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 38°F
Max: 61°F
Moderate breeze: 5 mps S
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%

More about Shreveport

About Shreveport

The city of Shreveport, LA in Caddo County has an approximate population of 199,311. [6]

Shreveport Solar Power

Shreveport, LA Solar Energy

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

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