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Solar Energy in Simpson, LA

Solar Energy in Simpson

The month of May has the highest historical solar radition values in Simpson with an average of 5.7 kWh/m2/day. [More]

Solar Panels in Simpson

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Simpson

The total length of the day in Simpson, LA today (July 25, 2017) will be 13 hours and 45 minutes. [More]

Simpson, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Simpson, LA

Solar Energy Data in Simpson, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Simpson, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Simpson

Based on historical Simpson, 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 Simpson. [1]

Simpson has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.56 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day), which is approximately 5% greater than the average monthly Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) of 4.34 kWh/m2/day. [1]

Solar installations in Simpson that are always titled at the latitude of Simpson (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.04 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.56 kWh/m2/day and approximately 16% greater than the average monthly DNI of 4.34 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 Simpson

Solar Radiation Data in Simpson, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Simpson, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Simpson

Simpson, LA has a average annual solar radiation value of 5.03 kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day). [1]

The month with the highest historical solar radition values in Simpson is May with an average of 5.7 kWh/m2/day, followed by June at 5.61 kWh/m2/day and August at 5.57 kWh/m2/day. [1]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar radiation levels in Simpson (Louisiana) are December with an average of 3.73 kWh/m2/day, followed by January with an average of 3.79 kWh/m2/day and November at 4.54 kWh/m2/day. [1]

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

Solar Power Levels in Simpson

The average monthly solar radiation level in Simpson, LA, of 5.03 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 24% 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 Simpson 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 Simpson

Sunrise / Sunset in Simpson

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 25, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:25 am
    • Sunset: 8:11 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:18 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:45
Solar Energy Statistics for Simpson

Best Months for Solar in Simpson

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation May (5.7 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.89 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: August (4.97 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.19 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Simpson

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

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

Solar Power Output in Simpson

The Power of Solar in Simpson, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Simpson, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Simpson

Simpson (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5688.18 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Simpson is May with an average of 537.46 kWhac, followed by August at 518.6 kWhac and October at 518.45 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Simpson (Louisiana) are December with an average of 373.18 kWhac, followed by January with an average of 383.82 kWhac and November at 429.98 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Simpson

Simpson Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Simpson 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: Simpson

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Simpson 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 Simpson

Solar Energy Contractors in Simpson

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

Sorry, no local solar energy contractors found.

Our search for solar contractors companies located in Simpson produced no matches.

Solar Energy Equipment in Simpson

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Simpson

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

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Weather Forecast for Simpson, LA [5]

Tue Jul 25
79°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 69°F
Max: 79°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 68%
Cloud cover: 8%
Wed Jul 26
93°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 69°F
Max: 96°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps SW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 52%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jul 27
93°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 72°F
Max: 96°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 49%
Cloud cover: 8%
Fri Jul 28
93°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 75°F
Max: 93°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 0%
Sat Jul 29
90°F
Light Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 91°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps NW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 11%
Sun Jul 30
81°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 76°F
Max: 82°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps ENE
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 78%

More about Simpson

About Simpson

The village of Simpson, LA in Vernon County has an approximate population of 638. [6]

Simpson Solar Power

Simpson, LA Solar Energy

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

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