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Solar Energy in Simsboro, LA

Solar Energy in Simsboro

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

Solar Panels in Simsboro

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

Sunrise & Sunset in Simsboro

The total length of the day in Simsboro, LA today (July 25, 2017) will be 13 hours and 52 minutes. [More]

Simsboro, LA Solar Energy

Solar Power in Simsboro, LA

Solar Energy Data in Simsboro, LA

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

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


Solar Energy Analysis for Simsboro, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Simsboro

Based on historical Simsboro, 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 Simsboro. [1]

Simsboro has an average monthly Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) of 4.53 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 Simsboro that are always titled at the latitude of Simsboro (Average Tilt at Latitude or ATaL) average 5.04 kWh/m2/day, or about 11% greater than the average monthly GHI of 4.53 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 Simsboro

Solar Radiation Data in Simsboro, LA

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

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

Solar Radiation Analysis for Simsboro, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Simsboro

Simsboro, 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 Simsboro is August with an average of 6.02 kWh/m2/day, followed by July at 5.84 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 Simsboro (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: Simsboro vs. the U.S.

Solar Power Levels in Simsboro

The average monthly solar radiation level in Simsboro, 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 Simsboro 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 Simsboro

Sunrise / Sunset in Simsboro

  • Sunrise/Sunset for July 25, 2017 [2]
    • Sunrise: 6:21 am
    • Sunset: 8:13 pm
    • Solar Noon: 1:17 pm
    • Length of Day: 13:52
Solar Energy Statistics for Simsboro

Best Months for Solar in Simsboro

  • Top Solar Power Months Historically [1]
    • Solar Radiation August (6.02 kWh/m2/day)
    • ATaL: August (5.94 kWh/m2/day)
    • DNI: July (5.16 kWh/m2/day)
    • GHI: July (6.34 kWh/m2/day)

* See glossary & definitions above.

Solar Panel Installs in Simsboro

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

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

Solar Power Output in Simsboro

The Power of Solar in Simsboro, LA

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

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

Solar Output Analysis for Simsboro, LA

Solar Radiation Data in Simsboro

Simsboro (LA) has a average annual solar AC output value of 5731.94 kilowatt hours (AC). [2]

The month with the highest historical solar power output in Simsboro is August with an average of 559.45 kWhac, followed by July at 542.74 kWhac and May at 529.67 kWhac. [2]

The three months that historically average the lowest average solar output levels in Simsboro (Louisiana) are January with an average of 375.42 kWhac, followed by December with an average of 379.21 kWhac and November at 384.54 kWhac. [2]

Cost of Utilities in Simsboro

Simsboro Electricity Costs

Electricity prices (residential) in Simsboro 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: Simsboro

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Simsboro 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 Simsboro

Solar Energy Contractors in Simsboro

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

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Solar Energy Equipment in Simsboro

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

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Energy Conservation Consultants in Simsboro

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

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Weather Forecast for Simsboro, LA [5]

Tue Jul 25
80°F
Light Rain
Min: 75°F
Max: 85°F
Light breeze: 3 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 88%
Cloud cover: 88%
Wed Jul 26
91°F
Sky Is Clear
Min: 74°F
Max: 96°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps W
Precip.: n/a
Humidity: 55%
Cloud cover: 0%
Thu Jul 27
93°F
Light Rain
Min: 77°F
Max: 95°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps WSW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 13%
Fri Jul 28
97°F
Light Rain
Min: 80°F
Max: 97°F
Gentle Breeze: 4 mps WNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 7%
Sat Jul 29
91°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 78°F
Max: 92°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps NNW
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 24%
Sun Jul 30
85°F
Moderate Rain
Min: 74°F
Max: 86°F
Gentle Breeze: 3 mps E
Precip.: Chance of Rain
Humidity: 0%
Cloud cover: 13%

More about Simsboro

About Simsboro

The village of Simsboro, LA in Lincoln County has an approximate population of 841. [6]

Simsboro Solar Power

Simsboro, LA Solar Energy

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

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